Can we make Screening sexy?!?!

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Recently I was sitting in a meeting with a number of leading business owners and influencers of the Australian fitness industry and amid discussions about Scope of Practice and professional guidelines, I had a minor brain implosion and I blurted out that my mission for the next 12 months was to make screening sexy! I […]

The making of a MovementScreen Pt3 – layers of information!

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This instalment of “the making of the MovementScreen” will show you the versatility we wanted the screen to give to you, the exercise professional. Part 1 of this series deals with the early influences and motivators of the MovementScreen, and part 2 explains the reasoning behind the choosing of the nine movements that make it up. Now I want […]

The making of a MovementScreen Pt2 – foundational principles

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In The making of a MovementScreen – a distilling of ideas. Pt1 we discuss some of our motivators for creating the MovementScreen. Here I want to share with you some of the foundational principles that led to the selection of the nine movements that comprise the screen. They need to address the following key concepts: The MovementScreen should […]

Injury Rates in exercise settings – research supports the use of a Movement Screen!

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Injury rates in exercise settings: Are you equipped to deal with it? The table below shows a summary of data I reviewed earlier in the development of the MovementScreen. A clear summary is difficult, as the data was reported in different ways, but none-the-less, it shows a concerning picture: Anywhere between 50-70% of new members/clients […]