Stress Fractures

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 stress fracture is an overuse injury. Human body creates a new bone to replace a bone that has been broken due to the stress of everyday life. This process is…

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SLAP 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. SLAP is an acronym for superior labrum anterior to posterior. The labrum is a rim of tissue that adds depth to the bony socket of the shoulder. The superior or « top »…

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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 meniscus is a wedge-shaped cartilage…

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Articular Cartilage Injuries

What's up ? This is THE stephane ANDRE. With my training, I'm interessted in biomechanics to avoid injuries. I read « Sport Medicine Media Guide » and I learned some good stuff. Definition Articular cartilage is difficult to understand because there are 3 types of cartilages in the body : articular of hyaline cartilage (covers joint surfaces), fibrocartilage (knee meniscus, vertebral disk) and elastic…

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How To Do Box Squat

I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff. Box squat is often used by powerlifters to gain strength to do squat. This exercise involves doing a squat sitting on a bench for 1-2 seconds and returning to the standing position . In classic squat the tension accumulated in the muscles during the negative phase…

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