Looking to reach your highest potential in your athletic pursuits? Our team of performance specialists are here to support you by perfecting movement and providing you with data and tools to reach your goals!
Kinesiology is the scientific study of human body movement. Kinesiology addresses physiological, biomechanical, and psychological dynamic principles and mechanisms of movement. A Kinesiologist will look at your current functional standards and identify any shortcomings. This information will allow them to curate a program specific to you to allow for improvement in functionality.
Rock tape is designed to improve muscle function while aiding in injury recovery and support. The tape works by gently pulling on the skin where applied, this creates a small gap between your skin and the muscle below it allowing for optimal movement.
- Nerve Receptors
- Muscle Contractions
- Scar Tissue
- Muscle Activity
Firefighter and Paramedic Fitness Testing
Applying to become a Firefighter or Paramedic? The Justice Institute of BC requires proof of physical ability as part of the mandatory entrance requirements.
Valeo Health Clinic is proud to provide the CSEP-PATH (Physical Activity Training for Health) Assessment which is recognized by the Justice Institute of BC as acceptable proof of physical ability.
The assessment takes approximately 1.5 hours and is conducted by a BCAK registered Kinesiologist.
Please call the clinic to book your appointment today. 778 484 5790
NormaTec 2.0 is the ultimate recovery device to boost blood flow and reduce pain and soreness. The technology can increase circulation and improve mobility for those who work out regularly, are training for a competition or race, experience swollen legs from traveling, stand for long hours on the job, suffer from inflammation or other circulatory issues.
Valeo is equipped with the Normatec 2.0 legs, hips and arm compression therapy set.
Balance Point Assessment
The whole point of the Balance Point Assessment is to empower the athlete with the objective information they need to understand what they should do in training to get better. This assessment allows us to understand your body’s strength and weaknesses and how it responds to training stress. Athletes will learn to observe biomarkers and how to use them to their advantage to determine intensities and goals for each training cycle and assess improvements over time.
The VO2 Max is the gold-standard measurement of endurance and can be a great tool for athletes to use before and at the end of a training cycle to determine if any improvement has been made to their cardiovascular fitness.
This test is performed on a treadmill or bike while connected to a machine capable of analyzing your expired air. Data is collected on how much oxygen you use as you exercise and determines the maximal oxygen you can consume during exercise.
The step test is a quick and simple way to set a baseline for your current fitness level and look at how far you’ve come. When comparing step tests to previous tests, we can determine just how effective your training has been.
If you’re looking to improve your performance a one-on-one specific coaching session might be just what you need. Luke can help you with running and biking technique, physiologic zone specific training and specific respiratory training.