Podcast 118: The Z-angle in Athletes (ankle-hip function)

Key tag words:
ankle rocker, hip extension, z-angle, parkinson's disease, ankle dorsiflexion, movement patterns, marathons, brain function

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Show Notes:

Movement disorders in the news:
Parkinson's linked to gut bacteria

Young runners have stronger brain connections


Increasing muscle strength can improve brain function: study

A sub-two-hour marathon, once seen as ‘impossible,’ could happen much sooner than experts thought

Ankle rocker, z -angle, etc
When driving more ankle dorsiflexion could get you into trouble
More is not alway better, too much of a good thing at some point stops being good.
Foot slap / Foot drop........there is a difference
What could be its sources ?   
Open dialogue
Stick on sweat monitor