Exercising for my Health

While watching the news last Thursday, a segment about vascular dementia and cardiovascular health came on. It discussed the link between regular exercise to keep your cardiovascular risk factors down, helping reduce your risk of vascular dementia. The segment follows a lady who was recently diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment fighting to keep her memory…

Long Term Athlete Development.

    Strength and conditioning can be  scary words for some parents as the stereotype of a gym maybe a bit skewed. This is not always the case. With correct supervision and an understanding of how the human body can work, training initiated in pre-adolescence and maintained into adolescence will maximize training age and the…

DEXA Body Composition Scan Comparisons

Why choose Vision Exercise Physiology? The MediLink MedixDR DEXA system produces the highest image resolution out of the four major brands. It has 256 detector elements, compared with Lunar with 64 and Hologic with 128. Medilink elements are also stacked, which allows multiple focal depths, meaning better sensitivity. Higher resolution images increase the accuracy of compartmental…

BACK to Life Returning in 2016!!!

        At the end of last year, the first group of clients completed our BACK to Life Program. Both clients worked hard over the six weeks, learning correct activation patterns and how to activate important spinal stabilisers (TA and multifidus). There were some great results seen by both clients throughout the program,…