Is A Plant-Based Diet Really A Game Changer?

The Game Changers, a movie promoting the benefits of a plant-based diet on athlete performance has been gaining a lot of traction. With big sports stars involved like Lewis Hamilton, Novak Djokovic, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan and backed by Hollywood heavy weight director and producer James Cameron one can see why. However, for the uninitiated […]

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Taming Achilles Tendinopathies

Achilles Tendinopathies Achilles tendon pain is a prevalent condition that is an extremely frustrating and challenging condition to treat for both patient and practitioner. Fortunately there is a strong and ever growing body of evidence that supports the use of heavy tendon load exercises in the treatment of tendinopathies, especially achilles tendinopathies (AT). In September […]

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Sports Nutrition Supplements – What You Need To Know

Supplements Are Big Business! Sports nutrition supplements, more formally known as nutritional erogogenic aids are part of a supplement industry that is currently booming, with sales in Australia skyrocketing to $1billion dollars per year. It is not hard to miss manufacturers bold advertising campaigns, their lists of powders, pills and liquids for pre workout right […]

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The truth about HIIT

High intensity interval training (HIIT) is hugely popular in the exercise world at the moment, leading to an explosion of “HIIT” style group classes and work outs. Unfortunately though, many of these classes and work outs are not actually HIIT programs as used in the research literature. Therefore the results individuals achieve won’t be inline […]

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An Evidence Based Approach To Shoulder Injuries

Below is a copy of the article Dr. Shannon co authored with Dr Kelly. Evidence Based Approach To Shoulder Injuries

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Running Medicine – A Clinician’s Overview

Dr. Shannon’s manuscript titled “Running Medicine: A Clinician’s Overview”, has just been published in the peer reviewed Chiropractic Journal of Australia. This manuscript can be accessed via the link below. Running Medicine-A Clinician’s Overview

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Assessing Your Fitness

How do you assess your fitness, this article explains simple ways to monitor your fitness levels, without wearable fitness technology.   Test your fitness level

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Melbourne Chiropractor Nicholas Shannon loves how joints work

Journalist Josh Jennings, writer for Fairfax media (Sydney Morning Herald and The Age newspapers), shines a light on Dr. Shannon’s involvement in the world of Sports Medicine and Chiropractic. Dr. Nicholas Shannon – Sports Chiropractor

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Caffeine improves sports performance

If you are looking for that extra edge in your sporting performance, look no further than your morning coffee. Need a sports performance boost? Fire up the coffee pot

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Aerobic Exercise Targets Specific Higher-order Brain Functions

This article reveals some cutting edge research into the link between exercise and brain function. To briefly summarise, this research shows that moderate intensity exercise affects brain systems involved in working memory processes. Brain function improved with cardio.

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