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July 26, 2012

After all the rowing this week I found an article that struck a cord...

Is “Efficient” Movement Unsafe?

"I have made the claim several times on this blog that quality of movement is primarily determined by itsefficiency. In fact, I have stated that “efficiency is the “essence of coordination” and that the best movement is always the most efficient movement.

...great movers such as athletes and dancers appear to move in an effortless fashion. For example, an elite marathon runner seems to float over the ground, and in fact their gaits are more energy efficient than less accomplished runners. Further, our bodies must have evolved to move in a way that is both energetically efficient and mechanically unstressful, so it would be surprising if one quality came at the expense of the other..." 

HEEEEELS! Melissa and Rocky tearing up "Isabel"