Meniscal Tears

What’s up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I’m interested in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. Meniscus tear Meniscal tear is one of the most common knee injuries in athletes. This is caused after a contact injury or a traumatic twist. The …

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Ankle Sprain

What’s up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I’m interested in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. A sprain is a stretch injury of the ligament that supports the ankle. This sprain often happens to the ligament outside the ankle when the foot …

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries

What’s up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I’m interested in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. Knee is the largest and most complex joint of the body. There are 4 primary ligaments (with their muscles and tendons) and secondary ligaments for the …

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Roman Chair Side Bends

What’s up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE ! I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. This exercise is working on the bench originally planned for lumbar extension. Put yourself on the side with your hip on the bench and your torso in the void. Your hands are behind your …

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Dumbbell Side Bends

What’s up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE ! I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Standing wit your legs slightly apart with one hand behind your head and a dumbbell in the other hand : Do a lateral flexion of your torso on the opposite side of the dumbbell Return …

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Stretching Of Glutes

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Sitting on the floor with one leg stretched out and the other leg bent with your foot on the floor and moving from the outer side of your leg stretched. Press on the outer side of your knee bent with your …

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Individual Variations In Hip Mobility

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Without taking into account the individual differences in muscle elasticity and ligament laxity, it’s bone shape of the hip joint that determines the main variation in hip mobility. It’s mainly in the amplitude of hip abduction that bone configuration plays an …

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Knee Instability

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. When the knee extended, external and internal lateral ligaments stretched and prevent rotation of the joint. Standing on one foot, knee wedged in extension, which means that there is no need for muscle action to stabilize the joint. When the knee …

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