Functional Variability in Motor Control Systems

Let's kick this one off with a video: The sound quality kind of sucks but the content is aces. Here's my fellow Canadian, Dr. Andreo Spina talking about a few of the things I'm looking to discuss in this article. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5b3GcsP8gBs So I ended my last post with a promise that I would follow up … Continue reading Functional Variability in Motor Control Systems

Dynamical Systems Theory; A rational approach to understanding movement systems.

"It is not the strongest of the species who survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most adaptable to change." -Unknown  This is one of my favourite quotes, even though there isn't enough substantive evidence to give credit to anyone in particular (some suspect Darwin, go figure.) It provides pretty sound advice in terms … Continue reading Dynamical Systems Theory; A rational approach to understanding movement systems.

Strength Training: A matter of coordination from the outside in.

Every once in a while, you read something worth talking about. Frans Bosch's 2015 book Strength Training and Coordination: An Integrative Approach is one of those things. I've been making my way through this at a fairly slow pace (not unlike the last time I read one of his books,) but it's been phenomenally rewarding. Those of … Continue reading Strength Training: A matter of coordination from the outside in.