Walking on a treadmill compared to walking over the ground

Image reference: Sport image created by Freepik This article was based on the journal article, referenced: Lim, S., & Lee, W. (2018). Effects of pelvic range of motion and lower limb muscle activation pattern on over-ground and treadmill walking at the identical speed in healthy adults. Journal of Physical Therapy Science, 30(4), 619–624. http://doi.org/10.1589/jpts.30.619 Many people use the…

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Breathlessness and beyond: Optoelectronic plethysmography research at the University of British Columbia

Dr. Bill Sheel is a Professor in the School of Kinesiology and head of the Health and Integrative Physiology Lab at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. His research focuses on the understanding of how the respiratory and cardiovascular systems are integrated and work together such that manipulation of one system has consequences for…

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New links between foot posture changes from dynamic stability exercises and gait patterns in long-distance runners

This post was based on the following article, referenced:  Sulowska, I., Oleksy, Ł., Mika, A., Bylina, D., & Sołtan, J. (2016). The Influence of Plantar Short Foot Muscle Exercises on Foot Posture and Fundamental Movement Patterns in Long-Distance Runners, a Non-Randomized, Non-Blinded Clinical Trial. PLoS ONE, 11(6), e0157917. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0157917   A recent study from the University of…

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Relief for those suffering from lower back pain and functional constipation? New study in plans to assess the effectiveness of osteopathic visceral manipulation treatments

This post was based on the following article, referenced: Vilas Boas Fernandes, Walkyria & Rodriguez-Blanco, Cleofas & Politti, Fabiano & de Cordoba Lanza, Fernanda & Lucareli, Paulo & Carlos Ferrari Corrêa, João. (2018). The effect of a six-week osteopathic visceral manipulation in patients with non-specific chronic low back pain and functional constipation: Study protocol for…

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The Present and Future of Motion Analysis Systems in Clinical Settings

This May, the BTS Bioengineering team had the pleasure of attending the 2018 Pediatric Neurology conference hosted by Cook Children’s in Fort Worth, TX. During the conference, therapists, clinicians, students and other attendees focused on multi-disciplinary treatment of children with complex motor disorders. Additionally, 25 attendees made the trip to Cook Children’s Campus to explore…

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