Talk to William Malmskog, and his enthusiasm for life leaps out at you. Although he’s weathered his share of challenges, his joyous energy and passion for helping …Read More
During exercise, regardless of whether it is strength or c…Read More
The elbow is a “hinge” joint formed by the distal end of the humerus and the proximal ends of the radius and ulna bones. The elbow moves into flexion and extension. The trochlea and capitulum of the humerus articulate with the trochlear notch of the ulna and the radial head, respectively.
The specific articulations of the elbow joint include the humeroulnar and humeroradial…
In a case study published in The Journal of Alternative Medicine (2005; 11 , 275–84), a significant relationship was found between mind-body therapies and a patient’s recovery from a skin condition known as dermatomyositis. Since this condition is affected by the strength of the immune system, the researchers concluded that the benefits seen in the case study support…Read More
In a brilliant bit of marketing, produce manufacturers are now offering a veritable cornucopia of healthy convenience products for today’s busy kids (and even busier parents). At a recent trade show in Chicago, several companies unveiled their new “fun” packs filled with freshly sliced fruits and veggies and carefully designed to appeal to children.
The Bikram Yoga case settled out of court in May 2005, avoiding a federal court hearing to determine whether Bikram Choudhury’s copyrighted sequence of 26 poses and two breathing exercises could be legally protected.
The case involved Open Source Yoga Unity, an organization based in San Francisco, California, and Choudhury, based in Beverly Hills, California. While details o…
Looking for an alternative to those endless tuna casseroles? Try this cheese and spinach Italian staple that features uncooked pasta and low-fat dairy products, reducing both the prep time and the calories. To round out the meal, serve with a colorful green salad and some crusty whole-wheat bread.
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
Researchers attending the 96th Annual Meeting of t…Read More
In true Las Vegas style, the stars came out early for this year’s IDEA Health & Fitness Awards presentations. The magic tricks performed by The Majestix before the keynote addresses on July 7 and 8 raised plenty of goose bumps in the audience. But the magicians’ illusio…Read More
Fitness professionals have long suspected that a client’s attitude and belief system can make or break any serious attempt to lose unwanted pounds. A recent study on overweight adults, published in the March 2005 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, gives more weight to the power of positive thinking.
With the goal of determining whether person…
If you’ve ever looked into creating a product for fitness consumers, you’ve probably noticed that this market is saturated with weight-loss and shape-up tool…Read More
BY CATHERINE FISCELLA LOGAN, MSPT
The Elbow Joint
Anatomy, two common injuries and postrehab strategies.
BY CATHERINE FISCELLA LOGAN, MSPT
ends of the bones involved in articulation (Moore 1992).
MUSCLES OF THE ELBOW JOINT
The elbow is a “hinge” joint formed by the distal end of the humerus and the proximal ends of the radius and ulna bones. The elbow moves into fle…Read More
Fitness professionals should let clients know that managing high blood pressure is good, not just for the heart, but also for the brain. Middle-aged and older adults wit…Read More
Do you have clients who have difficulty exercising on their own or whose behavior patterns continually interfere with the successful attainment of their goals—in th…Read More
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