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Martin Haines

Martin Haines Martin Haines is a Biomechanics Coach and Chartered Physiotherapist. He has worked at the highest level in Professional Football, International Rugby, McLaren Formula 1 Racing and with Olympic athletes. In the field of elite sport, Martin is currently engaged as Advisor to the European Tour Medical Advisory Board and the Tessa Sanderson High…
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Movement is the Key for Back Pain Relief

Movement is the Key for Back Pain Relief Back pain will affect 80% of the UK population at some stage of our lives, according to research. It is actually the second largest cause of absence from work, amounting to 50 million days of absence a year. Some people are more at risk of backache because…
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To wedge or Not to Wedge?? That is the Question

To wedge or Not to Wedge?? It is common in cycling to wedge the feet in the pedal in an attempt to correct an overly flat foot in the shoe or cleat. Bearing in mind that we estimate that 60% of the biomechanical problems that exist in knees and feet are compensations for faulty biomechanics…
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Golf Performance – Physical Preparation is Everything

Golf Performance – Physical Preparation is Everything For golf and exercise professionals There is information available widely through the web, PGA courses and magazine articles that bring you up to date with the latest thinking in golf. They teach you the latest on how to swing each club correctly, how to putt, how to analyse…
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Biomechanics of Repetitive Movements in Group Exercise Classes

Biomechanics of Repetitive Movements in Group Exercise Classes The way we exercise and work has changed in the last few generations. Our bodies were designed to be hunter/gatherers. Our very physical make-up enables us to hunt, escape, harvest and gather by performing an almost unlimited number of movements like walking, running, throwing, bending, twisting and…
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