Mature Athlete

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. Physical exercises are for everyone, including the mature population. Exercises allow older people to keep a healthy body and maintain their independence. The main health problems of the mature population are…

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Acromioclavicular Problems

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and there is good stuff. Frequent bodybuilding’s athletes are often confronted with acromioclavicular diseases. This doesn’t happen in the same way as with sports like rugby, football, riding or combat sport with projections where the shoulder joint can be damaged by a fall or violent contact which leads to acromioclavicular dislocation…

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Fitness History – United States – (20th century -1st World War) Part 10

20th centuries The 20th century symbolized the beginning of a new era for fitness leaders: the President of the United States. Theodore Roosevelt had excellent physical condition and led the country in the new century. He acknowledged the importance of exercise and physical activity and had the power to encourage the citizens of United States to be physically active. President…

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Fitness History – National Period in Europe (1700 – 1850) Part 6

Germany The growth of gymnastics in Germany can be mainly attributed to the work of two physical educators : Johann Guts Muths and Friedrich Jahn. Johann Guts Muths is generally referred to as the « Grandfather of German gymnastics ». He invented several exercise programs and equipment on which they were performed. All his works and achievements are in 2 books - Gymnastics…

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