"Americans are suffering from diseases of which all have the same root problem: we’re living in an unnatural environment which we have not had the time to adapt to."
"But what if there are many, many people in pain for other reasons. Reasons that are based not in the reality of being hit by a car or breaking a leg or having surgery, but in the intangible world of emotions, perceptions, and psychological processes. Stories that we have learned to tell ourselves over and over again. Stories that might not be true but have very real impact on our lives." -Becky
On a more serious note, this example of chairs and the NBA more importantly highlights an example of the current state that our culture and environments have on the longterm cognitive and motor development of children in the educational system today...Let's get dirty & uncomfortable & ask WHY & then change the HOW & WHAT. ARE YOU IN?
Some new and terrifying research has been coming out of Stanford. Within this last 3 years, incoming freshman have had an average of TWO surgeries before they even step foot on campus. THREE HUNDRED days of practice were lost amongst freshman. Total time lost amongst all athletes was 296 YEARS of practice time.