The Reactive Strength Index (RSI)

The Reactive Strength Index (RSI)

Why RSI Matters and How to Use It Reactive strength is a key strength and power ability driving athletic performance. Strength and power abilities include maximal muscle strength (how much force an athlete can generate irrespective of time) and rate of force...
Assessing Asymmetries with Movement Maps

Assessing Asymmetries with Movement Maps

Part 2: When the Lab Doesn’t Cut It Anymore Continued from Part 1 Have you ever heard of the Hawthorne Effect? You should Google this term. It refers to the effects of taking a measurement on what we actually want to measure. Imagine you are a...
Assessing Functional Asymmetries After Injury

Assessing Functional Asymmetries After Injury

Part 1: the Journey Continues Istruggled early in my career to marry science with coaching. I lived in a dichotomy. I was a graduate student completing a Master of Science in muscle physiology, doing all kinds of neuromuscular testing. I would then leave the lab, head...