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FUNCTIONAL F1RST

Dec 20, 2018

We speak with Canadian Men’s National Basketball Team Performance Coaches Charlie Weingroff and Karamvir Gill about their experiences working with the team, getting injured athletes back to playing, and how training = rehab. 

Visit Basketball Canada or Charlie Weingroff's website for more info.

 

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Nov 27, 2018

We speak with Johnny Owens, PT, from Owens Recovery Science. Johnny gives a great overview of blood flow restriction training and its use in the rehabilitation setting. This podcast covers a lot of ground, including:

- The basics and science behind blood flow restriction

- How to use it clinically

- What patient...


Sep 24, 2018

“Restricting activity in the hopes of saving your vagina is not holistic womens health”

We speak with Antony Lo (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist based in Sydney, Australia) about pelvic health considerations in the female athlete and Crossfit training and injuries.

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Sep 11, 2018

"'If you just hold your tummy tight you’ll be fine’…we’ve communicated, stiff equals strong, but really that dynamic quality is more like function and fitness, we move and so that system needs to move too to mimic that”

We speak with physical therapist Julie Wiebe about the role of breathing and the pelvic...


Jul 22, 2018

"If you use a metronome to pace your strength training activity, what you get are the changes that you want at a muscle and tendon level, but you also get the changes to your motor cortex."

We speak with Dr. Ebonie Rio [Ba. App Sci, Ba Phys (hons), Masters Sports Phys, PhD] about tendon neuroplastic training, how the...