Self-limiting Exercise: Jumping Rope

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Gray Cook Excerpted from Athletic Body in Balance, pages 125-129 My goal is to make the tests and exercises in this book practical and efficient. Therefore, I’ll incorporate as many collateral benefits as possible into the interval program. Collateral benefits complement the musculoskeletal system, improve posture, and simulate the reactions and speed of any chosen …

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Movement as a College Text

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Movement is available as an inexpensive digital book, which makes it a nice adjunct text to introduce the movement screen. When we put Movement out in ebook format, we decided to go with a low price, $9.99, so people could get a second copy inexpensively — hardcover or paperback on a shelf for easy review, …

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Appendices

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These appendices were collected to provide background and in some cases, foundation, for the book text. Other parts, such as the SFMA flowcharts or the FMS scoring criteria, will assist in your initial experimentation with the Functional Movement System. Appendices Contents The Joint-By-Joint Concept Expanding On The Joint-By-Joint Approach SFMA Score Sheets and Flowcharts Breathing …

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THE JOINT-BY-JOINT APPROACH

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Michael Boyle Excerpted with permission from Advances in Functional Training: Training Techniques for Coaches, Personal Trainers and Athletes If you are not yet familiar with the joint-by-joint theory, be prepared to take a quantum leap in thought process. My good friend, physical therapist Gray Cook has a gift for simplifying complex topics. In a conversation …

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EXPANDING ON THE JOINT-BY-JOINT APPROACH

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Gray Cook Excerpted from Movement: Functional Movement Systems Screening, Assessment and Corrective Strategies Click here to listen to the original Joint Approach Expansion teleseminar The original conversation Mike Boyle and I had regarding the joint-by-joint approach to training was more about the thought process than about physiological facts and absolutes. This has been the topic …

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Chapter 15: In Conclusion

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This wrap-up section pulls the material together for one last review of where the industry is now, and where it’s heading. When you finish this section, you’ll have a complete understanding of the 10 principles of the Functional Movement System. These principles will guide you in learning and training authentic movement. In this clip from …

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