Anterior Ankle Impingement

Anterior ankle impingement is a common injury seen between football players and ballet dancers. Due to the repetitive nature of pile and demi-pile within ballet and striking of a ball within football, the microtrauma caused by these motions cause the athlete to be at higher risk of attaining anterior ankle impingement than any other athletes (Kadel & O'Kane 2008; Slim et al. 2002).

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The Gleno-humeral Joint

Within the shoulder complex there are 3 joints which synergistically work together to allow for movement which is needed for sporting and generic needs. The joint in the shoulder were exploring today is the Gleno-humeral joint. The Gleno-humeral joint is a ball and socket joint which allows for a large range of motion. In general, we use this joint everyday but underestimate its complexity and ability to produce the movement in which we need.

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Do you drink enough water?

Throughout the day we take regular sips on beverages to quench our thirst. To date, it has been recommended that the average person should drink 2400ml of water throughout the day. However, guidelines of pre, during and post consumption of water is still in debate due to varying somatotypes.

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