His name is synonymous with one of the world's most widely practiced disciplines, and yoga guru B.K.S. Iyengar is being celebrated accordingly with a Google Doodle on what would have been his 97th birthday.
Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja Iyengar (14 December 1918 - 20 August 2014), better known as B.K.S. Iyengar, was the founder of the style of yoga known as " Iyengar Yoga" and was considered one of the foremost yoga teachers in the world.
What weekend warriors need to know about preventing and treating the seven most common sports injuries After a sedentary work week, end-zone catches and 36-hole weekends can take their toll in common sports injuries.
Sports Physical Therapy is a specialized practice that focuses on prevention, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and performance enhancement of the physically-active individual. Prevention The practice of sports physical therapy includes those interventions that assist the athletically-active individual in preventing injuries and then, if an injury occurs, continuing their pursuits with minimal disruptions.
Sports therapists work with sport and exercise participants to help prevent injuries, recognise, manage and treat them should they occur, and then rehabilitate the participant back to full fitness. Using the principles of sport and exercise science, they incorporate physiological and pathological processes to make sure participants are training and competing safely and provide an immediate response when sport and exercise related injuries occur.