Year: 2011

Overview of the Anatomy of Deep System Stability

Mark shows pathological and optimal relationship of the diaphragm with pelvic floor for optimal low back stability. Pathological orientation is termed ‘scissors syndrome’ because the axes are open like a pair of scissors. Optimal stability is when the axes are horizontal. This happens when the chest position travels down as the spine lengthens to activate […]

Audio 6 of 9. Causes and Conditions for Development. Phylogeny of Muscle Development

[audio:|titles=06 Causes and conditions of development. Phylogeny and phasic development] Mark and Scott discuss the back, spine and shoulders in terms of movement expression. They talk about the phylogeny of muscles and give details on the tonic and phasic system interplay. From the trunk they journey down to the feet

Body-Brain. Brain Function and Mental Strategies

Mark explains how the body supplies the brain its information for improvements in movement. Different areas of the brain perform different functions with the cerebellum being the great integrator. Mark touches on the mental side and uses Dave Warner’s improvement as an example due to Justin Langer’s mentor-ship.

Integrating Skill, Training, Treatment and Recovery into a Big Picture View

In this ACE Presentation to the South West Academy of Sport, I discuss the big picture view of self understanding through the vehicle of sport. I point out that in order to be holistic we need; 1. Sport, Skill, Strategy 2. Fitness, Training and Load 3. Treatment, Rehabilitation and Motor Control 4. Recovery, Regeneration, Meditation […]