Monthly Archives: June 2018

Carrying backpacks doesn’t cause back pain in children and teenagers

By |June 19th, 2018|

Children and adolescents who carry backpacks aren’t at higher risk of developing back pain, according to a study published today in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM). Researchers found no evidence to suggest a link between carrying a heavy backpack and back pain in these age groups.

This calls into question popular opinion, as well as guidelines […]

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Exercise Extra – Posterior Cuff Stretch

By |June 19th, 2018|

If the back of your shoulder is tight, you may be more likely to develop rotator cuff problems — especially if you golf or participate in overhead racket or throwing sports, such as tennis, cricket or baseball.

How? Bring your left arm across your body and hold it with your right arm, preferably above the elbow. […]

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Sit-Stand Workstations – The Current Evidence

By |June 19th, 2018|

It’s a question we are asked a lot, “would a sit-stand desk be good for me?”. This blog presents a choice for you, a summary of the most recent literature on the topic (STSSummary) and a more detailed literature review on the topic STSLitRev for those more interested in the detail. I hope you enjoy the reading, […]

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