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A quick update on my progress over the first 2 weeks of my training program and some other random thoughts from the week. Eg. Is the leg press a bad exercise.
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Today we go back and look at some more power based tests, including the limb symmetry index and seated medicine ball throw test. Power is not something I've trained at all over the past 12-18 months so this should be interesting.
Triple hop for distance: L 340cm R 400cm
Today we have a look at and start to quantify movement in the spine. In this video you'll see the assessment of the all-important transverse plane with the spinal rotation test.
Lateral Flexion: L R
Rotation: L R
Today we start to emphasise around one of my often troublesome areas, the hips, utilising the MAT and our hip IR test and some squat analysis.
Hip IR test: L 55 degs R 40 degs
Squat tests: some positions I feel like I can squat well and with a wider stance, slightly externally rotated or a...
Today, we're going to look at some hops tests using the MAT and then I'm going to take you into the future with some great new technology that I believe is going to change the industry.
Ant: L 112cm R 130cm
Med: L 90cm R 90cm
Lat: L 60cm R 60cm
Today we start the physical testing and look at a couple of MAT tests, including my favourite, the star excursion balance test.
WBLT: L 12cm (40degs) R 8cm (35degs)
- Ant L 64cm R 55cm (81% of limb length)
- Antmed L 67cm R 60cm
- Antlat L 58cm R 52cm
- Med L 77cm R 75cm
- Lat L...
Today we look at some anthropometric measurements and outcome measures.
What other anthropometric measurements do you use with your patients and clients?
Do you have any go-to outcome measures that you use with your clients to track activity levels?
Height: 166cm (5'6)
After four massive years helping almost 5000 therapists and trainers improve one million people every month around the world using the MAT, my physical capacity isn't what is used to be.
So I thought it...
Well, it's been an amazing two weeks at the Winter Olympics games in Pyeongchang, hasn't it?
Filled with amazing record-breaking feats, it's been must-watch viewing. If you're like us at MAT, you've been glued to the screen to see how far the human body can be pushed. Often just a...