What Can We Learn From The Winter Olympics About Movement Assessment? - It's Not What You'd Expect

blog Feb 26, 2018

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 screen to see how far the human body can be pushed. Often just a little too far as the injury list of hundreds of major injuries over the past two weeks proves.

This blog post isn't about how many injuries occurred though, or how they could have used the MAT to help identify those who may have been at a higher risk of injury during the games. They could have, but that's another post altogether. It's not even about the biomechanics of the sports and common risk factors that need to be assessed or improved.

We can learn a lot more about assessing our patients and athletes from the games by looking at how they determine the outcome.

So, what can we learn from?

 

The Use Of OBJECTIVE DATA

Every profession uses objective data to help determine their...

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Welcome to MAT - the artists formerly known as the Functional Movement Group

blog Nov 15, 2017
 

Welcome to the first blog on our BRAND NEW website.

After a huge 2017 and a 3 year journey as the Functional Movement Group, we have decided to re-brand and change our name to MAT (Movement Assessment Technologies).

This has been a HUGE decision for us, but one we feel best represents what we do, which is education and innovation. It's also how everyone already recognises us, as the objective assessment 'guys with the MAT.' 

We are proud to say that we have 3500+ therapists and trainers in 30+ countries around the world, who are collecting meaningful, actionable data with our MAT (movement assessment tool). You've all been asking for things from us and WE'VE LISTENED!

On top of our NEW NAME, NEW LOGO AND NEW WEBSITE, we also have some other exciting things for you over the next 6 months.

These things include:

After over 20 SOLD OUT courses in 2017 in 16 different...

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