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What happens during a running assessment at Bodysmart?

If you’re reading this then you’ve come to the right place! If you have an interest in running analysis but have a few questions first or you’re not sure if it’s for you then please read on. Do let us know if you have any follow-up queries or if you would like to schedule an assessment. What is a running assessment? A...


Is surgery for Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) rehabilitation the best option?

What is the best rehabilitation option for Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears? Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears are one of the most common injuries in all football codes. They are a devastating injury, with the majority of sufferers referred for immediate surgery, with a long 9 – 12 months recovery period to follow. Some sufferers even undergo multiple surgeries if there are...

Strength Class Perth

Does Resistance Training help with Back Pain?

Gym Training Back Pain Does gym training help back pain? Low back pain is a significant issue, with a lifetime prevalence of up to 80%. There are multiple contributing factors which may lead to the development of low back pain, such as poor posture, inadequate lifting techniques and altered movement strategies. Acute low back pain is largely settled with rest, treatment and...

Functional Strength Perth

Balanced Exercise

Balanced Exercise  Balanced Exercise Balance is key when it comes to exercise. The health benefits of regular exercise are widely documented, however training programs which focus on only one type activity also bring some negatives. Regular, repetitive running, or taking part in 5 yoga sessions a week will be good for our wellbeing, but  can create repetitive strain, resulting in overuse injuries....