Omar Valdes is a student and research assistant at Universidad Finis Terrae in Chile. With the help of his professor Luis Penailillo for his graduate thesis he wrote a wonderful paper that has huge implications for recovery on an injured limb.
0:52 Episode Preview with Exercise Physiologist, Christian Espitia-Betancourth
2:37 Introduction to Omar Vildes and Luis Penalillo
4:20 How did the idea for this stud come about?
7:39 This idea is not new, is currently used in neurological situations (cerebral palsy)
8:55 Study details
13:35 what were the findings of the study?
15:33 What these results mean for our clients (especially if you you are injured, or have an injury in the future)
17:14 Why haven’t we heard of this before?
21:18 This is why we take an evidence based approach to exercise
25:15 Do something if you get injured
29:20 If you can’t move one side….move the other!
30:08 Episode Recap with Exercise Physiologist, Christian Espitia-Betancourth