Audio: Max Bailey Interview

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Mark interviews Max Bailey from Hawthorn FC.  Max has had 3 ACL ruptures over the last 5 years, 2 on the right and 1 on the left.  Mark has been working with Max over the last 3 years and in this interview they discuss;

  • the adversity and learning from serious injury
  • the importance of proactivity in rehabilitation
  • the importance of responsibility, ownership and input from the athlete
  • OK pain and Not OK pain
  • the site of pain as messenger to check overall functioning
  • perceptual processing and injury prevention
  • length of muscles turning up as aliveness
  • long term learning is not obvious intially
  • Peak and Trough making up a weekly cycle
  • the importance of functional squatting
  • the importance of Deep System Stability and optimising spinal curves
  • checking in functionally in daily living

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