The Causes of Muscoskeletal Pain

1380 WordsFeb 17, 20185 Pages
Summary From the mid 1980’s to present, the wealth of technology and automation has began to take a toll on public health the work and home environments are inundated with technologies that require little to no physical activity such as long commutes, the use of personal computers, television and video games. Today more people work in offices, have longer work hours and are physically inactive. This new environment produces unhealthy and non functional people and increased incidence of injury. Past mandatory activities such as physically educated ar being cut from schools, consequently people are less active and are no longer spending as much of their free time engaged in physical activity. In 1985 the international obesity task force deemed the presidence of obesity an epidemic. Today approx one third of adults are estimated to be obese, this carries over to the adolescent population with 18 percent of adulenance and teenagers considered overweight. When working with todays typical client and athletes health and fitness professionals must take special consideration when designing exercise programmes. An integrated approach should be used to create a safe programme that consider the functional capacity for each individual person. They must address factor such as; appropriate forms of flexibility, increasing strength a neuromuscular control and training in different types of environments. These are the bases for using corrective exercise and the Nasm’s corrective exercise

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