Category: Sports injuries

Knee Menisci – understanding the anatomy, biochemistry, and bio-mechanics is crucial for clinical interpretation and management.

INTRODUCTION The menisci are two discernible crescent-shaped fibro-cartilaginous structures that are found between the femoral and tibial condyles. Although they were considered to be the functionless remains of leg muscles for many years, the menisci are now well defined as the...

Precautions and Contraindications during Shoulder Rehabilitation following Surgical Intervention.

    Shoulder rehabilitation is a complex exercise protocol with the practical application of improved biomechanical and muscle activation guidelines to the repaired anatomic structures in order to achieve the most functional return of the joint. Shoulder     rehabilitation demands...

Sports Rehabilitation. The role of the biomechanist and physiotherapist as a team for athletes’ wellbeing and performance.

The Biomechanist Approach Biomechanics is the sports science field that applies the laws of mechanics and physics to human performance, in order to gain a greater understanding of performance in athletic events through modeling, simulation, and measurement. The Biomechanical Approach to...