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 […]

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 […]

Injury risk is greatest when we know them least – reason to apply a movement screen.

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Your client is most likely to get injured in the first 4 sessions with you. WHY? Because you don’t know them well enough yet, and navigating that balance between giving them what they want and what they need is tough, right?! In addition, we often feel the pressure to ‘impress’ our client by giving them […]