Most yoga injuries are minor, however occasionally significant injuries can also occur. Recently these types of injuries have been getting as much coverage as the health benefits millions of people experience from yoga. In the new book Yoga Therapy, authors Kristen Butera and Staffan Elgelid have put together some tips on how best to avoid yoga injuries.
Ruth has written a blog for Human Kinetics, giving us expert insight into myofascial release, with an explanation of how it works.
The International Science and Sports Medicine Conference 2016 will take place at Newcastle University from the 31st August until the 2nd September. In addition to sports science and sports medicine, this year’s event will also include talks on physiotherapy and strength and conditioning. Leading international speakers will present the latest evidence and encourage discussion and interaction. Tickets are still available to buy from the event website.
This updated edition brings together foundational information that can easily be applied to everyday practice.
Recent research from the British Medical Journal has suggest that exercise could work just as well as surgery for knee injuries.
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