Archive for Category: Assessment

Everyone has the same 365 days – How to plan a training year

When planning a training year for your athlete, sporting team or yourself, it is important to use periodisation. Although this is a very large topic to cover, the basics are discussed here. Periodisation assists in planning the long-term order and structure of the training year. The aim is to ensure the athlete achieves peak physical condition

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Plantar fasciitis – is it actually inflammed?

Plantar Fasciitis is a common overuse conditions of the foot that accounts for up to 15% of foot and ankle conditions seen by Health Professionals. The Plantar Fascia is the strong fibrous tendon made from collagen that attaches from the bottom of your heel to the balls of your feet, and is important in the mechanics of walking, running, jumping, and landing.

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Considerations for the Female Athlete

The female athlete triad is a disorder most common in adolescent female athletes. Although it is not exclusive to females or adolescents, this group is the most at risk. The triad is a potentially serious condition that will result in reduced athletic performance, as well as serious health concerns that may affect your health long

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Accredited Exercise Physiologist- Who are you?

So what is an Exercise Physiologist and how can they help you? Simply put an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) is a university qualified Allied Health Professional who specialises in exercise prescription for improved health outcomes. With a minimum four (4) years of university study, AEP’s have the knowledge and skills to design, deliver and evaluate

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