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The Art and Science of the Perfect Run: Reduce Injuries and Increase Performance

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Assess the principles of training.
  2. Examine physiological determinants of running performance.
  3. Articulate the FIRST “3plus2” training program.
  4. Design an effective training program based on scientific principles.
  5. Utilize cross-training effectively to supplement running.
  6. Analyze running gait for recommending prehab and rehab stretches and strength training exercises.
  7. Evaluate how aging affects running performance.
  8. Utilize the 7-Hour Workout Week to enhance fitness while supporting healthy aging.

Outline

Gait Analysis and Screening

  • Implement motion capture – Dartfish, Qualysis, Video
  • Strategies to Identify:
    • Faculty Mechanics
    • Muscular weakness
    • Poor flexibility
Assessments to Quickly Detect Issues: The Running Performance Model
  • Physiological factors responsible for running performance
  • Biomechanical factors responsible for running performance
  • Nutritional factors responsible for running performance
Run Less, Not Train Less: The FIRST Program
  • Apply to runners of all ages and abilities: 3 plus 2 program
  • Quality over quantity
  • Training with purpose
  • Functional strength training timeline
  • Flexibility exercises
  • Goal setting and prediction tables
  • Training programs for your clients
  • Determining workout intensity
Apply Principles of Training to Prevent Injury
  • Progressive overload
  • Specificity
  • Individual differences
  • Law of diminishing returns
  • Reversibility
Big Questions Answered! Tackle the Most Common Concerns
  • Heal-striking
  • Hamstring injury
  • Arthritis
  • Injury identification
  • Barefoot running
  • Running form
  • Orthotics
  • Running shoes
  • Running frequency
  • Weekly mileage
  • Running fast
  • Body weight
  • Stretching
  • Strength training
  • Cross-training
  • Running surface
Safe Returns: Getting Runners Back in Action Post-Injury
  • When is enough rest enough?
  • Tackling recurring injuries
  • Best practices to reduce risk of re-injury
Youth Forgives Many Sins – Work with Aging Runners
  • What happens to performance?
  • Which biological factors affect running?
  • Effects of psychological, social, and cultural factors
  • Alternatives and solutions for the aging runner
  • The 7-Hour workout week

Copyright : 11/05/2019

Runner’s Rehab Master Class: Identify and Treat the Root Cause of Running Injuries Faster than Ever Before

Program Information

Objectives

  1. Evaluate the latest advances in running rehabilitation and their implications for therapy
  2. Outline strategies for more quickly identifying the root causes of pain and functional limitations
  3. Integrate effective interventions that can be used immediately to eliminate pain, restore function, and improve running performance
  4. Combine multiple modalities effectively for better results, including joint and soft tissue mobilization, stretching and strengthening techniques, orthotics, functional movement assessment, exercise, and patient education
  5. Design advanced, innovative plans of care for a wide range of running impairments and performance enhancement goals
  6. Apply the assessments and interventions discussed in this seminar to a series of interactive case scenarios

Outline

HOT TOPICS AND INNOVATIONS IN RUNNER’S HEALTH

  • How cutting edge research is helping patients cross the finish line
HANDS-ON LAB: UPGRADE YOUR ASSESSMENT AND CLINICAL REASONING SKILLS
  • Get to the root cause of impairments faster with better evaluation techniques for:
    • Foot, knee, shin, hip, and back pain
    • Movement dysfunction
    • Fascial and joint restrictions
    • Muscle tightness and weakness
    • Balance, stability and mobility
    • Nerve entrapments
HANDS-ON LAB: REVOLUTIONIZE YOUR REHAB TOOLBOX FOR RUNNING PATIENTS
  • Practice today’s most effective techniques to:
    • Correct and enhance movement
    • Eliminate pain
    • Loosen tight muscles
    • Decompress entrapped nerves
    • Reduce reinjury
    • Boost speed, power and endurance
    • Enhance balance, coordination, stability and mobility
    • Improve patient buy-in
HANDS-ON LAB: COMBINE MULTIPLE TECHNIQUES MORE EFFECTIVELY FOR BETTER RESULTS
  • Practice integrating:
    • Joint mobilization
    • Soft tissue mobilization
    • Stretching and strengthening techniques
    • Orthotics
    • Functional movement assessment and targeted corrections
    • Home exercise prescription
    • Patient education
HANDS-ON LAB: DESIGN ADVANCED TREATMENT AND PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT PLANS FOR YOUR PATIENTS
  • Develop effective, innovative strategies for specific impairments, including:
    • Foot and heel impairments
      • Plantar fasciitis
      • Heel and foot pronation
      • Tibial torsion
      • Tight heel cords
      • Pronation
    • Knee and thigh impairments
      • Patellofemoral pain syndrome
      • Tendinitis/tendinosis
      • Stress fractures
      • Shin splints
      • Iliotibial band friction syndrome
      • Tight/strained calves
      • Tight/strained hamstrings
      • Femoral acetabular impingement
      • Genu varum (bow legging)
      • Limb length discrepancy
    • Hip and back impairments
      • Mechanical imbalance
      • Pelvic imbalance
      • Spinal curvature
      • Degenerative disk
      • Sacroiliac dysfunctions
    • Age-related degeneration
      • Osteoarthritis
CASE STUDIES: PUT KNOWLEDGE TO PRACTICE
  • Case study 1: Correctly select the root cause of impairment
  • Case study 2: Identify and correct complex movement dysfunction
  • Case study 3: Evaluate and treat hip pain during running
  • Case study 4: Design an advanced treatment strategy and training plan for a high level athlete
  • Case study 5: Improve athletic performance and power output
  • Case study 6: Overcome barriers to effective strategy implementation
DON’T LEAVE MONEY ON THE TABLE!
  • Coding and billing updates for runner’s rehab
  • Justify therapy with the right progress measures
  • Avoid denials and audits with these tips

Copyright : 10/04/2019