Dysfunctions of the movement system are at the core of most cases of musculoskeletal injury, including but not limited to degenerative joint conditions, impingement syndromes and chronic myofascial and joint pain. These movement impairments result in repetitive and cumulative microtraumas that affect individuals in their occupations and everyday activities, as well as in their attempts to be more physically active.
Full of color photographs illustrating precise assessments, corrective strategies and functional progressions, author Evan Osar demonstrates how the fitness professional or clinician can apply the three principles of human movement--respiration, centration and integration--to improve common movement dysfunctions of the hip and shoulder.
This valuable resource presents—
~ The three reasons clients develop faulty movement patterns so the fitness professional or clinician can understand and explain the mechanisms behind their clients' hip and shoulder dysfunctions.
~ The concepts and strategies, including real-world and clinical applications, of the corrective exercise and integrative movement approach to common movement dysfunctions of the hip and shoulder, so the fitness professional or clinician has both the strategies and the tools to address their clients' hip and shoulder dysfunctions.
~ Easy-to-implement, principle-based solutions to common movement dysfunction of the hip and shoulder, so fitness professionals and clinicians can expand on their expertise as movement specialists to become a part of the solution to the health care crisis.