OPPORTUNITY – Alastair McGorm AEP

Dictionary.com defines opportunity as “an appropriate or favourable time or occasion” and “a situation or condition favourable for attainment of a goal.” One word that is often synonymous with opportunities or the use of them is the word choice. For without choice, opportunities will come and go and invariably without choice (or even several ‘wrong…

Relieving Pelvic Pain – Megan Mansell AEP

Throughout different aspects of a woman’s life, their adherence to exercise is inconsistent and there are a lot of factors that effect it.  Pain due to menstrual cramps, or pelvic floor concerns, or conditions such as chronic pelvic pain, endometriosis and PCOS can contribute to this sporadic sedentary behaviour. When women experience pain, there is…

Multiple Sclerosis and Exercise – Megan Mansell AEP

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurological condition, whereby the myelin sheath (protective covering) around the nerves is damaged, disrupting communication between the brain and the body. MS can result in numerous different symptoms including: fatigue, pain, impaired coordination, loss of strength, vision loss, and severity may also differ. Depending on the type of MS you…

Hamstring Injuries – Cameron Weber ASpSc1

Injuries to the hamstrings can be career-threating and the rehabilitation process is crucial in the process for return to play. In times past, when completing rehabilitation for hamstring injuries, pain has been a leading factor on whether an exercise able to be completed. Recently a study by Hickery et al 2019 that used pain free…