|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport Newspaper/Magazine Articles|
|Title:||Does foam rolling actually do any good?|
|Publisher:||The Conversation Trust|
|Citation:||MacGregor L & Hunter A (2018) Does foam rolling actually do any good?. The Conversation. 13.06.2018. https://theconversation.com/does-foam-rolling-actually-do-any-good-98198|
|Abstract:||First paragraph: Foam rolling was once for professional athletes only. These days it’s hard to walk into a gym without tripping over somebody rolling around on a neoprene tube. Dedicated classes in hip New York gyms are frequented by the likes of Sarah Jessica Parker and Shakira. Forget protein shakers, resistance bands or Fit Bits: foam rollers are this season’s must-have gym accessory. The rise of foam rollers owes much to the Israeli engineer and physicist Moshe Feldenkrais, whose pioneering work on body movements to improve muscle function became popular in the 1950s. A black belt in judo, Feldenkrais incorporated them into his system for physical improvement when he came across them in the US a couple of decades later.|
|Rights:||The Conversation uses a Creative Commons Attribution NoDerivatives licence. You can republish their articles for free, online or in print. Licence information is available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0/|
|MacGregor-Conversation-2018.pdf||Fulltext - Published Version||1.6 MB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
This item is protected by original copyright
Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact email@example.com providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.