Dynamic Warm-upfor Soccer Players and Athletes Prepared by: Anna Leuenberger, 4th Year Kinesiology, University of Waterloo Dynamic warm-ups are used to help mitigate the risk of injuries acquired during physical activity. This is achieved by preparing athletes to work at a high intensity. A dynamic warm up typically consists of exercises designed to raise heart
Strengthening Your Lower Extremity, Part 1
Your lower extremity is the control and foundation for all movements where we run, jump, cut, pivot and move whether in sport or within our everyday life. Proper movement mechanics and strengthening is critical to avoiding injury, gradual recovery in rehabilitation sessions and improving overall sport performance. Allison Gaudet, registered physiotherapist at our Cambridge and Kitchener-Downtown clinics, explains how to progress through squats and lunges to achieve optimal results.