Month: November 2015

Sedentary Behaviour and Physical Inactivity

Sedentary Behaviour and Physical Inactivity In light of the Australian Physiotherapy Association joining forces with MOvember foundation’s initiative of “MOVEmber” aiming to encourage people to move every day of November and gain the benefits of physical activity (specifically in relation to prostate cancer), today we will be looking at the current physical activity guidelines we Read More …

Breathing

Breathing We all do it, but how well do you breathe?   The Mechanics ·         Our diaphragm is the primary breathing muscle. It bisects our trunk separating our lungs/chest from our abdomen/belly. ·        When our diaphragm contracts it descends towards our pelvis. This creates a larger volume of space in our chest, Read More …