Monthly Archives: December 2009

Total Knee Replacement Patients: Don’t stop doing your exercises!

A study followed 48 men and women for 10 months after they had a unilateral knee replacement.  The researchers found that overall pain levels were significantly lower, but that the effected leg still demonstrated 14% weakness in muscle strength as compared to the non-surgical leg.  What this means is that those individuals still had trouble […]

Strength Training in Children: Is it safe?

Strength and endurance training for youth has become very popular lately as many are trying to gain an athletic advantage, but is it safe? Well, the answer seems to a resounding YES, if proper precautions are  taken. The results of a literature review on the subject have determined children can safely improve their strength by […]