Seniors

Living Independently – Part 2 Physical Activity for Muscle Strength

2018-03-09T11:27:51+00:00

In Part 1 of this series, I talked about the disability threshold and the consequences when this is crossed for older people who want to remain living independently.  I also discussed how the disability threshold is not rigid, and [...]

Living Independently – Part 2 Physical Activity for Muscle Strength 2018-03-09T11:27:51+00:00

Living Independently – Part 1 The Disability Threshold

2018-01-04T15:44:06+00:00

How can we keep people living independently for longer? Part 1: The Disability Threshold What is the disability threshold? The disability threshold identifies an individual’s level of independence. When the disability threshold is crossed, this person is unable to [...]

Living Independently – Part 1 The Disability Threshold 2018-01-04T15:44:06+00:00

Pelvic Floor Function

2018-05-24T15:45:45+00:00

Pelvic Floor Function The pelvic floor is a group of muscles, which act like a sling to support your pelvic organs (bladder, uterus and bowel). Often people are aware of these muscles, but a many aren’t actually sure how [...]

Pelvic Floor Function 2018-05-24T15:45:45+00:00

How Exercise Physiology Can Help with Diabetes

2017-08-24T10:33:38+00:00

How will exercise help my Diabetes management? There are 3 main mechanisms in which exercise can have a positive effect on Diabetes management. Improves the muscles response to insulin Type 2 Diabetes is a condition in which the body [...]

How Exercise Physiology Can Help with Diabetes 2017-08-24T10:33:38+00:00

How Exercise Physiology Can Combat Chronic Injury

2017-05-15T08:31:30+00:00

Chronic injuries can have a debilitating effect on everyday life. When we are chronically injured, we are forced to adjust our lifestyle habits to accommodate this change. Many people live with chronic conditions and become used to this background [...]

How Exercise Physiology Can Combat Chronic Injury 2017-05-15T08:31:30+00:00