Applied Functional Science (AFS)
AFS takes a 360˚ view of human movement, combining the physical, biological and behavioural sciences. This means that its principles are guided by physics, such as how ground reaction force, momentum and gravity affects muscle activity; 3-dimensional anatomy, which looks at how the muscles, joints and whole body moves through 3-dimensional space; and behavioural factors, such as the impact of fear, motivation and confidence. Ultimately, this creates an authentic and comprehensive approach to assessing and rehabilitating movement. AFS practitioners are certified as GIFT Fellows after a 10-month mentorship program.