Neck Strength, Narrow Infrasternal Angles, and My Joint Went Out! – Movement Debrief Episode 46

Movement Debrief Episode 46 is in the books. Below is a copy of the video for your viewing pleasure, and audio if you can’t stand looking at me.

Here is the set list:

  • How can we best train the neck for grappling or head impact sports?
  • What are the mechanics behind the narrow infrasternal angle?
  • What is the treatment strategy for a narrow infrasternal angle?
  • Do joints go “out?”

If you want to watch these live, add me on Facebook or Instagram.They air every Wednesday at 7pm CST.


and the audio version…


Zac Cupples iTunes                


Here were the links I mentioned:

Sign-up for the Human Matrix September 15-16th here

Here is a video of the neck bridge (courtesy of Expert Village)

Action of the Diaphragm on the Ribcage

Respiration Revisited

Here are some exercise I give to people with a narrow infrasternal angle. My top is the diamond lazy bear:

The toe touch to the squat

the dorsal rostral squat

and the sidelying pec twist

Systematic review and meta-analyses of the difference between the spinal level of the palpated and imaged iliac crests

Content validity of manual spinal palpatory exams – A systematic review

Reliability of Physical Examination for Diagnosis of Myofascial Trigger Points

The Mechanisms of Manual Therapy in the Treatment of Musculoskeletal Pain: A Comprehensive Model

Neurophysiological effects of spinal manipulation

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Neck Strength

Narrow Infrasternal Angles

My Joint went Out!