What is Muscle Activation Technique?
MAT® is an evaluation method used to identify and correct muscular imbalances in the body that can eventually lead to injury and/or pain. The goal of MAT is to correct the problem before it occurs. Muscle Activation Technique examines the body’s limitations in range of motion and potential muscular weaknesses. Once asymmetries in the body are identified, isometrics and exercises can be prescribed to correct imbalances.
Will MAT® help improve my performance and keep me healthy if I am an athlete?
“The benefit of MAT is that the changes can be immediate” says Greg Roskopf, the founder and developer of MAT®. “A professional baseball pitcher increased his throwing velocity by 10 mph, immediately following an MAT session. This was due to improved mechanics combined with pain free motion. We see these types of changes every day.”
MAT is a technique that not only helps athletes to recover from injuries quickly, but also helps them prevent injuries. MAT prepares the body to be more efficient in training and athletic performance. In order to reach optimal performance capabilities, an athlete is forced to train at a high level of intensity. Because of this, there is always the potential for injury. MAT not only helps to prevent injuries, but it can also speed up the rehabilitation process. By balancing the muscular system, MAT provides an improved environment for healing, allowing the athlete to return to participation faster. The end result is improved athletic capabilities.
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