Sports Injury Physio Blog

How do you cool-down after exercise? Here’s what works.

How do you cool-down after exercise? Here’s what works.

A cool-down includes all the activities that you do in the hour after exercise. It can broadly be divided into an active cool-down and a passive cool-down. An active cool-down is commonly believed to be better than a passive cool-down for recovery from training and preventing injuries, but is it really? I have to admitRead more about How do you cool-down after exercise? Here’s what works.[…]

Sports And Vitamin D – Injury Prevention and Performance

Sports And Vitamin D – Injury Prevention and Performance

Vitamin D has been shown to play an active role in bone health, immune function, protein synthesis, muscle function, inflammatory response, cellular growth and regulation of skeletal muscle. It is easy to see why researchers have started investigating its influence on athletic performance and injury prevention. According to Ogan and Pritchett Vitamin D insufficiencies areRead more about Sports And Vitamin D – Injury Prevention and Performance[…]