Yearly Archives : 2014

Managing Tendinopathy

   Tendinopathy (pain or pathology of a tendon) is a complex topic.  Contrary to public opinion, it is relatively poorly understood by both healthcare providers and researchers alike.  When you get into the specifics of the cellular aspects of tendon Details…

July 23, 2014
written by: Kevin Maggs

Another Kick in the Pants for Kinesio Tape

For those who don’t know, Kinesio Tape is the colorful, stretchy tape that you see displayed on many athletes. The purported benefits are numerous, with each one being more imaginative than the former. Last year, I wrote a piece that Details…

July 2, 2014
written by: Kevin Maggs
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Polarized Training and Injury Prevention

Training methods for a triathlon or longer running events have traditionally been a bit of an enigma for many athletes and coaches. There have been so many methods touted (Lydiard, Daniels, Run Less/Run Faster, Crossfit’s Endurance etc) how is the Details…

Categories: Prevention
February 4, 2014
written by: Kevin Maggs

A Quick Review of 3 Non-Traditional Shoes

Running shoes come in all sorts of different shapes and have different purposes. In this post, I will quickly review 3 wildly different types of shoes: The Hoka Bondi B 2, the Topo M-ST and the On-Running CloudRacer. Obviously, these Details…

Categories: Equipment
January 18, 2014
written by: Kevin Maggs
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Muscular Contribution to Gait – What Do We Really Know?

  The intended audience for this post is clinicians, particularly those interested in biomechanics.   The hamstrings can induce knee extension?  The soleus can induce knee extension?  The gastrocnemius can induce ankle dorsiflexion?  What am I talking about?   The Details…

Categories: Biomechanics
January 5, 2014
written by: Kevin Maggs
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