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1. Smart Sport System
(What is SSI?)
... Not only does the word "Smart" provide certain connotations, it is also an acronym: Scientific Mechanisms Applied to Rehabilitation and Training.     ...

...w health care, physical therapy, and health in general. Any value proposition needs to address some critical mechanisms, one of which is certainly cost. But perhaps more importantly, there five patie...
Monday, 05 July 2010

... will be financially profitable to dispense it". Health care is no different. So what are the underlying mechanisms and motivators that are currently working against the health care consumer? ...
Thursday, 13 May 2010

4. The Comfort Zone
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge)
...idence. Fortunately, we can choose to challenge our belief systems - and to expand our comfort zone. The mechanisms that are underlying the phenomena we perceive as our reality are key. The hard ...
Friday, 29 February 2008

5. Who's Power Is It Anyways?
(Blog/Professional Issues)
...practitioner dependency", something akin to any other dependency issues. Our society now understands the mechanisms behind alcohol and drug dependency. Can there be an underlying co-dependency be...
Tuesday, 18 December 2007

6. Running Injuries - Part 3
(Blog/Clinical Insights)
...rate of recovery. It requires a delicate balancing act and learning to listen to the body's inherent feedback mechanisms, otherwise injury will occur. "Balance" will invariably involve two k...
Monday, 01 October 2007

7. The Summertime Blues
(Blog/Coaching Insights)
...good as possible?Human physiology is designed to accommodate fluctuations in temperature. There are 4 primary mechanisms of cooling the body. Of these, two account for more than 80% of the heat loss c...
Thursday, 12 July 2007

8. Is It Really Wellness?
(Blog/Self Care)
...ves competent self-care. It involves personal growth, learning, and transformation. We all have the necessary mechanisms and personal power to transform ourselves. The client has the capacity to &quot...
Wednesday, 27 June 2007

9. "Base" Happens
(Blog/Coaching Insights)
...ur risk of injury (as this is directly related to mileage, especially with runners), or b) allowing all other mechanisms of performance (i.e. power output) to "de-train" due to lack of train...
Thursday, 07 June 2007

...will be unable to adapt to the demands. Knowing the desired effect of the intervention (and the physiological mechanisms involved) will define the appropriate exercise prescription. An example would b...
Monday, 28 May 2007

11. What Would Hippocrates Say?
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge)
...o no harm". Given that our clinical and physiological research now gives us great insights into the true mechanisms of disease, I would wonder what he would say when faced with the application of...
Thursday, 10 May 2007

12. The Core Of The Matter
(Blog/Clinical Insights)
...overload if (and only if) I do "too much, too soon" and then subsequently ignore my body's feedback mechanisms (pain etc). The same is true of maintaining postures such as sitting. Alon...
Wednesday, 02 May 2007

13. Specific Adaptation To Imposed Demands
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge)
I was originally exposed to the concept of the SAID Principle, or "Specific Adaptations To Imposed Demands", via exercise physiology. From a cellular perspective, this simply means that the
Monday, 09 April 2007

14. Heavyweight Championship
(Blog/Clinical Insights)
...f systems built around the "I am the fixer" mentality. Whether we realize it or not, our perceptual mechanisms drive our comfort zone - and for many therapists and clinicians alike, relinqui...
Tuesday, 03 April 2007

15. The Revolution Starts ... Now
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge)
A revolution in the world of health ... is needed. And it needs to start ... here ... and now. Let's face it - as it stands right now, the current system of health care, injury prevention, and he
Monday, 26 March 2007

16. Limiters Of Performance
(Blog/Coaching Insights)
...n appropriate fuel source, go slower - longer. Given that your training has provided you with the appropriate mechanisms to gain and improve tissue integrity and "architecture" (another powe...
Monday, 19 March 2007

17. McKenzie And Systemic Mechanical Diagnosis
(Blog/Thoughts From The Edge)
This week marks the 13th anniversary of my first McKenzie course. I would bet that your first thought would be "why remember something so seemingly trivial - it was just a course"! But in o
Tuesday, 27 February 2007

18. Life On Planet Earth - Part II
(Blog/Clinical Insights)
...tive to the demands on the system at that given point in time. Homeostasis is a wonderful thing. Our cellular mechanisms are constantly seeking homeostasis. We are always trying to find a balance - be...
Thursday, 25 January 2007

19. Life On Planet Earth - Part I
(Blog/Clinical Insights)
...ther reality TV show and not the theory brought to us by the work and observations of Charles Darwin. We have mechanisms in place to keep us free of danger (or to warn us immediately if it's impending...
Wednesday, 17 January 2007

20. The Triathlete's Pyramid
(Blog/Coaching Insights)
I am about to get another year older. I find that every so often, something during the day will trigger a myriad of flashbacks from days of yore. Case in point - do you remember the TV game show &ldq
Wednesday, 20 September 2006

21. Smart Sport System
(SSI/Mission Statement)
...y does the word "Smart" provide certain connotations, it is also an acronym: Scientific Mechanisms Applied to Rehabilitation and Training.   Tr...
Wednesday, 02 August 2006

22. Newton Was A Triathlete
(Blog/Coaching Insights)
...than that at which you race – or simply increasing the intensity/velocity of training. If the basic mechanisms of endurance training are rooted in force and velocity, then what is the primar...
Saturday, 29 July 2006

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