Duct Tape or WD40, Information Overwhelm, and Understanding the Microbiome

Catch up on all my latest content and articles to read from around the web. This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Eric Cressey, Tim Ferriss, and Alex Mcmahon.

 


My Latest Article

Measuring the Position and Mobility of the Patella

Measuring the Position and Mobility of the Patella

Measuring the position and mobility of the patella is still a very important component of my clinical examination of the knee.  It gives me a great sense of soft tissue restrictions that may be present when patellar hypomobility is noted.  This is especially common after knee surgery.  But measuring patella mobility is also important to assess generalized laxity when patellar hypermobility is observed.

The first time you feel either of these during your clinical exam, you’ll know what I mean.

But if you read through the literature, you may find conflicting results regarding the validity and reliability of assessing patella position and mobility.

Here’s a simple special test to accurately and reliably measure patella position and mobility during your knee clinical examination.


My Latest Inner Circle Update

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How to Perform a Thorough and Systematic Clinical Examination – Part 2

The latest Inner Circle webinar recording on How to Perform a Thorough and Systematic Clinical Examination – Part 2 is now available.


This Week’s #AskMikeReinold Podcast

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What Does a Physical Therapist Do?

On this episode of the #AskMikeReinold show we talk about one main topic: what does a physical therapist do, and how do we educate the public about this?


Latest Articles on Elite Baseball Performance

If you are interested in baseball related content, check out the latest posts from EliteBaseballPerformance.com.

  • Top 4 Exercises to Help Generate Front Leg Power in Throwers
    by Nick Esposito on October 16, 2018 at 10:00 am

    For throwers, a strong front leg plays a crucial role in successfully throwing a baseball. Your front leg transfers energy into your upper body and helps to create a stronger, faster throw. Here are 4 exercises that can improve front leg power and help you get the throw you need. The post Top 4 Exercises to Help Generate Front Leg Power in Throwers appeared first on Elite Baseball Performance. […]

  • Best Baseball Articles – October 14th, 2018
    by Brooks Klein on October 14, 2018 at 11:00 am

    Each week EBP publishes a list of the top baseball articles from around the web on a variety of articles on baseball coaching, skill training, performance enhancement, injury prevention, injury rehabilitation and more. This week's articles: Spin Axis for Velocity Gains, Interview With Phil Rosengren, and Baseball and the Olympic Lifts. The post Best Baseball Articles – October 14th, 2018 appeared first on Elite Baseball Performance. […]


This Week’s Social Media

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This Week’s Stuff You Should Read From Around the Web


 

Duct Tape or WD40

What does duct tape and WD-40 have to do with body movement? Eric Cressey uses a great analogy to explain!  This was a great article (and be sure to sign up for the annual Cressey Performance Fall Seminar while you’re on his website!):

Handle Information Overwhelm

The internet can be overwhelming. Tim Ferriss wants to help you manage the overload in this podcast.

Understanding the Microbiome

Your gut health permeates throughout the rest of your body. Alex Mcmahon dives deep into the microbiome.

 

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