Link between sporting knee injuries and total knee replacements – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Link between sporting knee injuries and total knee replacements Currently there is a well-established association between knee injuries and the development of knee osteoarthritis (1). Although knee osteoarthritis and knee replacements are not the same thing – the two are heavily linked. For more information, have a read of my previous “Knee Osteoarthritis” blog which you can find HERE>>>. From this concept, it can be argued that if you were to have a knee injury, or multiple knee injuries –…

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Nutrition for recovery of endurance activity – Running Fitness Article

During post exercise recovery, optimal nutritional intake is important to replenish endogenous substrate stores and to facilitate muscle-damage repair. (1) With muscle glycogen contributing more than 50% of total energy requirements during prolonged moderate to high-intensity exercise, post exercise carbohydrate (CHO) ingestion will determine how quickly muscle glycogen is restored and therefore how quickly the athlete recovers. For athletes backing up multiple training sessions on the same day or competitions on successive days, muscle glycogen stores need to be replenished…

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Meet Your Team, Hello Roz! – Physical Therapy Fitness Article

Meet Your Team, Hello Roz! As our team has grown over the last year or so, we thought it would be a great time to introduce you to the team that we have to help you, re-introducing the more familiar faces and welcoming the new ones! Today we meet Physiotherapist & Pilates Instructor, Roz. What are your clinical qualifications? I studied a BSc Sports Science initially at Loughborough University, graduating in 1993 before going on to study Physiotherapy at Birmingham…

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