Physiotherapy News

Is Half Hour Of Daily Exercise Enough?

IS 60 minutes how much exercise we should be doing a day, despite national guidelines of 30 minutes? Stepping up your exercise – even in small ways – is the best way to ensure optimal health and well-being. Half an hour of activity a day may be good for general health but it’s half as […]

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Rest Is Key In Injury Prevention And Recovery

For some people, being injured provides the perfect excuse to swap their running shoes for slippers, but for keen exercisers an injury can be an incredibly frustrating experience. Many fitness fanatics return to training too soon, which can delay rehabilitation and cause further problems. While the road to recovery can be long, there are steps […]

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Four Eating Habits That Reduce Injury Risk

Use these performance nutrition tips to stay healthy. When you think of ways to prevent the kinds of overuse injuries that commonly affect those who regularly participate in run training—such as runner’s knee or plantar fasciitis—you probably don’t think about nutrition. It’s true that proper nutrition can do little to prevent injuries caused by factors […]

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Perils Of The Short Form: The Heavy Price Paid By Bowlers

In a wide-ranging interview, Jock Campbell talks about the unprecedented fitness pitfalls facing today’s young quicks, writes Daniel Lane. Former Cricket Australia strength and conditioning coach Jock Campbell says the sport’s hierarchy ought to consider tying teenage sensation Pat Cummins to a contract that restricts him to playing only the game’s longer form until his […]

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Pain And Injury, A Bowler’s Tight Rope

There are so many reasons why fast bowlers keep getting injured, not only the Australians, but pacemen around the world. Jock Campbell, a leading expert in athlete high performance, strength and conditioning, gives his insight into the injuries of fast bowlers. Bowling is an unnatural activity in which one side of the body is favoured […]

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Aerobic exercise may be best at burning fat, weight loss

Looking to lose weight and fat in the new year? Aerobic exercise may be your best bet. Aerobic exercise — which includes sweat-inducing activities like walking, running and swimming — has been known to help people reach their target weight. However, resistance training, which includes weight lifting to build muscle mass, is normally more advised […]

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Injuries, Workload, Training and Fast Bowlers

Everyone seems to be an expert or have an opinion on why injuries are occurring so regularly with fast bowlers these days. Jock Campbell, a leading expert in athlete high performance, strength and conditioning, gives his insight into the injuries of fast bowlers. Kallis and Pattinson breaking down in this Test has heightened this again. […]

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‘Chair disease’ outstrips workplace design

If you work in an office and spend hours in front of a computer, don’t think your ergonomic chair, standing desk or good posture will save you from poor health. You are still just as likely to develop back, neck, wrist and shoulder injuries, while also increasing your chance of heart disease and diabetes. An […]

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Under 20s NSW Premier League Grand Final: Sutherland Sharks too slick for Manly United

The top two teams in the competition were facing off for the right to be crowned NSW Premier League Grade 20 Champions, but sadly nerves seemed to get the better of both sides as neither were able to display the exciting brand of football that got them this far. After 90 mostly scrappy minutes, Sutherland […]

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Kayaking for Fitness

“Kayaking is a great sport for connecting with nature and provides an excellent environment for mental relaxation and physical challenge”. Most of us do not have a river or the ocean in our backyard or a kayak and accessories waiting on the shore. Unless you do, kayaking requires a little more advance planning than many […]

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