Best Posture for Sitting at a Desk all Day

To take care of your health and body, it is necessary to learn the best posture for sitting at a desk all day. Most people have bad posture. Sitting all day in front of computers and electronic devices takes a toll on our bodies. A lot of jobs require that you sit at...

What Is Piriformis Syndrome and How Can It Be Treated?

Piriformis syndrome is a fairly common disorder that is a painful neuromuscular condition. Pain, numbness and tingling usually occur in the hip and buttock, and can extend down the leg. It develops from either sciatic nerve irritation or compression. Piriformis...

Golf Health Benefits

It is often thought of as a leisurely and relaxing sport, but there are many golf health benefits. Golfing can help reduce the risks of chronic conditions and improve overall health. Golf is a sport that is enjoyed by people all over the world. It provides physical...

Blood Flow Restriction Training – What/How/When

Occlusion training or Blood flow restriction training (BFRT) is being used more and more by physiotherapists, exercise physiologist or other trained allied health professionals to assist with improving muscle hypertrophy in a range of general and clinical populations....

Sleep and Performance

by Chris Hughes Sleeping patterns play a major role in how we feel each day, but to what extent do they affect performance? Partial Sleep Deprivation The evidence indicates anaerobic performance in a 30 second Wingate maximal cycling test is uninhibited following...

How to correctly perform a Gymnastics Bridge

A gymnastics bridge typically refers to a static position where the athlete moves the spine, shoulders and hip in hyperextension, whilst weight supported on the hands and feet (See Fig 1.). There are different styles of back-bends in performance, based on the...

Impact of hip mobility on low back pain

Low back pain Low back pain continues to be the most common complaint in the health industry that limits individuals. Rehabilitation of the low back is transitioning from focusing on reducing localised pain and therefore symptoms to a biomechanical approach looking at...

Cerebral Palsy and Alter G Rehabilitation

Cerebral Palsy is an umbrella term that refers to a group of disorders that affects a persons movement patterns and posture, as a result of damage to the brain during pregnancy or shortly after birth. Although Cerebral Palsy is a permanent life-long condition, some of...

Sport Performance and Testing

The team at Sydney Sports & Exercise Physiology have experience working with athletes both in Australia and internationally. This is both in the Sports Science and Strength and Conditioning fields. If you want the edge over your opposition, to see if your training...