With age the likelihood of a fall occurring increases, it also becomes more likely that a fall will result in a serious injury. As Australia’s population is ageing, there is likely to be an increase in the occurrence of falls and fall related injuries. Falls are the most common cause of injury in older people …read more
‘Healthy human movement exploration through the disciplines of Pilates, Exercise Physiology and Remedial Massage.’
This blog is a space where I like to explore, learn and ‘do good’. I hope to be able to share my thoughts in a way that is accessible for all those with an interest in health and movement. Thanks for reading, Warwick…
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Posted on January 11, 2017 by Movement Health in Exercise Physiology, Just saying..
Late last year I participated in a respectful online professional debate, it’s not something I regularly do, however the topic was one I’m very passionate about. I was engaged with multiple online ‘adversaries’ who seemed very fixed in their position; as I was the only counter-point to the discussion I felt somewhat vulnerable, I also …read more
Posted on December 6, 2016 by Movement Health in Exercise Physiology, Just saying..
I was reading a news article recently about some emerging science regarding the role inflammation plays in compromising the body’s immune system and how this may affect a person’s experience of depression. Whilst the overlap between the nervous system and immune system is not a new concept in some areas of healthcare, these ideas seem …read more
Posted on November 7, 2016 by Movement Health in Exercise Physiology, Pilates
As an Exercise Physiologist I’m required to stay up-to-date with the appropriate scientific literature and use this to apply best practice treatment for clients. A piece of literature I find myself using a lot when working with shoulders (and particularly the shoulder blades) was undertaken by Cools et al. (2007). The goal of this study …read more
What is Pilates? A popular belief I encounter fairly regularly regarding this question seems to be; ‘Pilates is that stretchy, core thing’. In an Exercise Physiology/Physical Therapy/Rehab setting Pilates based exercises are often used as an exercise treatment for back injuries. I feel there’s a bit more to Pilates so here goes: Pilates was a …read more
Here goes, first Blog post, so thought I would talk about my professional influences and how they drive my movement philosophy. This philosophy is a product of the movement disciplines, Remedial Massage, Pilates and Exercise Physiology. REMEDIAL MASSAGE: My introduction to the world of movement, where I first looked at an Anatomy and Physiology text, …read more