Where Stretching Comes Up Short

by Andreo Spina |   Date Released : 24 Jul 2013
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Andreo Spina

About the author: Andreo Spina

Dr. Spina holds a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree from McMaster University. He later graduated with summa cum laude and clinic honors from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College as a Doctor of Chiropractic and subsequently completed the two-year post-graduate fellowship in sports sciences. Being the recipient of the 'John W.A. Duckworth Award' for the highest standing in Human Anatomy and Histology, Dr. Spina became the first pre-graduate student to tutor in the cadaver laboratory in the Dept. of Human Anatomy at the Chiropractic College, a position he continued throughout his post graduate fellowship program. In addition to being both the creator and head instructor of Functional Anatomic Palpation Systems (F.A.P.™), Functional Range Release (F.R.®) Techniques, and Functional Range Conditioning (FRC)™, Dr. Spina has also authored chapters in various sports medicine textbooks, is a published researcher, and internationally renowned speaker on the topics of manual therapy, soft tissue assessment and treatment, mobility/flexibility training, and physical conditioning.

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Spina, Andreo | 01 Aug 2013, 13:28 PM

more information regarding the system can be found on our website - FunctionalRangeConditioning.com. You can also go to my youtube channel - youtube.com/AndreoSpina, or blog at FunctionalAnatomyBLOG.com for further information on some of the concepts introduced in the article.

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Rimmer, Jon | 27 Jul 2013, 22:14 PM

Great stuff Andreo...

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scheffler, michael | 26 Jul 2013, 22:45 PM

Some really great points here....loved the table/splits example and the link between flexibility and the CNS....where can I find more information about some of the training methods of FRC?

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