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The digestion process
The digestion process

What happens when we eat?

It’s a process called Digestion, basically it is the bodies process of in-taking and breaking down of all the food and drink we consume on a daily basis, although digestion may take longer than we take to eat/drink it! Abs...

Understand the structure and function of the circulatory system

The heart is a muscular pump, roughly the size of a man’s clenched fist, which pushes blood into the tissues. Located behind and to the left of the sternum, it has 4 chambers: 2 atria and 2 ventricles and is predominantly made of cardiac muscle (myoc...

Our Spines
Our Spines

The Spine

A vital and pivotal structure in every sense the spine allows for protection of the spinal cord, movement, muscular attachment and stability. As a fitness professional its important that we understand the functionality of the spine and the...

The Structural Organisation of the human body
The Structural Organisation of the human body

The Structural Organisation of the human body

As an organism we are extremely complex. We are made up of trillions of cells, that perform many functions, specialising. Cells help us to sense, protect, produce, receive, conduct, secrete, produce, dis...

The Knee Joint
The Knee Joint

The knee is a synovial hinge joint. A complex structure that with stands large amounts of force, especially when playing contact sports! The joint is one of the most hard working joints in the human body.  Responsible for us having the ability to fle...

Ankle Discussion
Ankle Discussion

One of the hardest working joints within the human body. The ankle provides stability and support, allowing us to move on various types of surfaces and can navigate rocky terrane.

With standing huge amounts of pressure supporting our body weight, th...