The perfect chair doesn’t exist, but these practices can help A lot of Canadians have recently made a shift to working at home. While most of us know that plopping ourselves on the couch with a laptop on our legs isn’t the most ergonomic choice, few of us have much experience in setting up our […]
Clifton Mark · CBC Life · Posted: Feb 21, 2020 4:09 PM ET This professor of biomechanics shares tips he swears by himself It’s obvious that the appropriate fitness regime for an average 20-year-old may not suit the average 60-year-old. Many have vague ideas about shifts from hockey to golf or from CrossFit to aquafit, […]
The Back Mechanic: Professor McGill covers many relevant and controversial topics for the trainer and clinician dealing with back pained clients.
From an HFE Interview in the UK: Professor Stuart McGill is arguably the world’s foremost authority on matters related to the spine and back pain. With decades of experience, including thirty years as a professor at the University of Waterloo, his investigative research has explored the mechanics of back pain, rehabilitation, injury resilience and performance. […]
There are countless reasons why adults 55 and over experience low back pain, including disc degeneration, arthritis, injury, muscle weakness and more. In fact, low back pain is one of the most common and poorly understood chronic conditions in older adults. One researcher making major contributions to the field is Dr. Stuart McGill. Q&A with […]