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What Does Warm up and Cool Down To Our Body??

 What is WARM UP?? A warm-up is a pre-exercise phase that usually consists of low- to moderate-intensity movements and activities. Its main goal is to progressively raise the body's core temperature, pulse rate, breathing rate, and blood supply to the muscles that are in use. The purpose of a warm-up is to get the body ready for more physically and psychologically taxing activities and exercise. Many exercises, including dynamic stretching, light aerobics, and sport-specific drills , are frequently used as part of a warm-up. These exercises improve brain activation, joint mobility, and muscular flexibility. A warm-up also makes it easier for oxygen to reach the muscles efficiently, which enhances energy metabolism and lowers the chance of injury. The warm-up phase facilitates the change from a state of inactivity or rest to one of physical exertion preparation. It is seen as a crucial part of any fitness programme, helping to enhance performance, reduce injuries, and promote gener

Anterior/apprehension release OR surprise test | Shoulder

Purpose of Test: To assess for anterior instability of the glenohumeral joint capsule. Test Position : Supine Procedure: The examiner flexes the patient’s elbow to 90 degrees and abducts their shoulder to 90 degrees. The examiner then slowly externally rotates the patient’s shoulder. The test is considered positive if the patient demonstrates apprehension during shoulder external rotation. Apprehension-Relocation method : The examiner flexes the patient’s elbow to 90 degrees and abducts their shoulder to 90 degrees. The examiner then slowly externally rotates the patient’s shoulder. If the patient experiences apprehension during external rotation, the examiners places a firm hand over the anterior shoulder, increasing shoulder stability. The examiner again applies an external rotation force to the shoulder. If the patient has apprehension during the first external rotation and no apprehension during the second external rotation, it is considered a positive test. Imp