On today's Q&A Brodie answers all your questions. Here is what we explore:
1.) What is the amount of time per week one should dedicate to strength training?
2.) What are some of the best injury-preventing exercises that a distance runner should keep on rotation?
3.) Are there any good exercises to strengthen the ankle to stop it from wanting to roll when the foot goes into a bit of a hole?
4.) What are some signs/symptoms of a leg length discrepancy and does it matter?
Brodie dives into a 2005 review paper by Gary A Knutson titled: 'Anatomic and functional leg-length inequality: A review and recommendation for clinical decision-making'.
In part 1 of this 2 parter, Brodie will talk about:
The prevalence of leg-length difference: How common is it amongst the...
Part 2 interviews Søren Skou a Professor at the University of Southern Denmark in the Research department for Musculoskeletal Function and Physiotherapy.
We continue the discussion on meniscus injuries for runners and focus our attention on the chronic population, especially with the correlation...
Prof. Jonas Thorlund is Head of the Research Unit for Musculoskeletal Function and Physiotherapy at the University of Southern Denmark. His research interests are around knee meniscus injuries and developments in knee arthritis.
Brodie chats to Jonas about the anatomy and physiology around acute...