Time for another anatomy lesson. This is required watching! Every athlete should have a basic understanding of human anatomy. So the next time you have that annoying pain in your shoulder you know where it’s most likely originating from. eOrthoPod is a fantastic free resource for all things involving the musculoskeletal system. I encourage you to explore […]
Pain in the back of the knee? Maybe you are squatting with your toes pointing too much forward. Justin has a video explaining what goes on in that situation. there is the popliteus muscle, which unlocks the knee by rotating your tibia a bit medially (towards the midline) when squatting, popliteus contracts external rotation (shoving the knees out) […]
This is fascinating. 3D anatomy programs are nice, but when it comes to studying the human body there is nothing that comes close to an actual dissection. Update: another fantastic resource are the following videos Upper Extremity Lower Extremity The Trunk Head and Neck Head and Neck Part 2 Internal Organs & Reproductive System This channel […]
The free 3d anatomy atlas that was Google Body Browser is now the Zygote Body. Zygote Body provides all the features GBB used to have. Plus, they added support for both sexes. So you now can explore the male and female body. Features: search muscles nerves skeleton organs You need a WebGL enabled browser to use it. Also check […]
This is worth a bookmark. Athletes Treating Athletes is a great resource for all your soft tissue needs. If the daily grind has taken its toll and caused some overuse injuries this site will be of value for you. It offers detailed explanations of Self muscle massage, active muscle/tendon mobilizations, and joint mobilization techniques to restore […]
Here is another free interactive anatomy atlas – Human Body Maps It offers the basics: muscular-, digestive-, nervous-, circulatory systems. Click here for 3d anatomy atlases.
Justin from 70’s Big wrote a nice article about the role of the lats in the bench press Throughout the descent of a bench, the lats shorten since the shoulder is experiencing extension and slight horizontal abduction. During the ascent, the lats are stretched a bit when the movement is reversed — this shows that they […]
Justin from 70sbig.com has a video up explaining in detail the various anatomical terms of motion. So if you’ve ever wondered about abduction/adduction or supination/pronation etc.. watch this clip.
Every athlete should have a basic understanding of human anatomy. Be it to understand what muscles are targeted by certain exercises or to identify where that pain in the neck originates from. Gladly we live in an awesome time where we can have access to free online anatomy atlases. Two I particularly like are biodigitalhuman.com and Google’s Body […]