Running defines many of our clients.
Consider this: how many of your clients would be devastated if they could never run again?
What makes runners so committed to their sport is the same thing that makes them frequent fliers to our clinics. Overuse, overtraining, and a lack of appropriate strength training and stretching lead to injury patterns that never go away.
But you can change all that.
You can be the go-to resource in your community. Resolve frustrating running injuries in your clinic and gain immense satisfaction as you help runners get back a part of who they are!
In this advanced skills training, we’ll show you the proven, innovative techniques you have to have to identify and tackle the most common running injuries: heel-striking, arthritis, foot pain, and more. You’ll know the right questions to ask and the right ways to rehab your runners to get them back on the trail.
Achieve quick results with a wide range of running injuries.
This is what you came for: the real-life skills that you can easily integrate into your work. Like our 7-hour Workout Week plan incorporating cross training, strength training and dynamic stretching in a daily exercise routine that will support your runners in staying active and healthy — for life.
Get the latest and greatest in running rehab as we show you step-by-step how to assess physiological and biomechanical factors that are directly responsible for running performance — all based on scientific evidence.
Injuries are common, particularly in runners who are aging or overtraining.
And runners don’t want to take breaks; running gives them that legendary runners’ high, great health benefits, and an amazing workout in a short amount of time. Plus, running helps them handle life’s many stressors.
When your runners are injured, though, it can be both physically and emotionally devastating.
It’s time to fine-tune your skillset. Help these runners continue running for life.
With your purchase, here’s what you’ll get:
The Art and Science of the Perfect Run: Reduce Injuries and Increase Performance
— with Bill Pierce and Scott Murr, a $219.99 value!
Join Dr. Bill Pierce and 12-time Ironman Dr. Scott Murr, co-authors of two books featured in Runner’s World, as we show you step-by-step how to get your clients cross training, strength training and stretching to both rehabilitate and prevent future injuries. Backed by their research in the FIRST lab, you will learn today’s best strategies for working with runners.
- Physiological factors
- Biomechanical factors
- Nutritional factors
- Hamstring injury
- Injury identification
- Barefoot running
- Running form
- Running shoes
- Running frequency
- Weekly mileage
- Running fast
- Body weight
- Strength training
- Running surface
- Implement motion capture – Dartfish, Qualysis, Video
- Strategies to Identify:
- Faculty Mechanics
- Muscular weakness
- Poor flexibility
- When is enough rest enough?
- Tackling recurring injuries
- Best practices to reduce risk of re-injury
- 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
- Immediate goals to achieve long-term objectives
- Intermediate goals provide feedback
- Measuring Progress
- Biological factors
- Psychological, social, and cultural factors
- Alternatives and solutions for the aging runner
- The 7-Hour Workout Week
- Reduce Injury
- Increase Efficiency & Performance
- Provide Variety in Training
- Questions & Answer
Runner’s Rehab Master Class: Identify and Treat the Root Cause of Running Injuries Faster than Ever Before
— with Jamey Gordon, a $219.99 value!
- Foot, knee, shin, hip, and back pain
- Fascial and joint restrictions
- Muscle tightness and weakness
- Balance, stability and mobility
- Nerve entrapments, and so much more
- Anatomy Review
- Ankle & Foot
- Review of Running Mechanics
- Gait Cycle of Running
- “Heel Strike”
- Foot Flat
- Midstance/Swing Through Opposite
- Toe Off
- Gait Cycle of Running
- Clinical Exam
- Functional Testing
- General Alignment
- Video Examples & Discussion
- Reducing & Eliminating Pain
- Conditioning Plans
- Correcting Muscle Imbalances
- Correcting Movement
- Visual Feedback
- Verbal Instruction
these techniques with runners of all ages and abilities!
Commit to the runners in your practice by purchasing this completely self-paced course and you will:
- Revolutionize your running rehab toolbox within days — or even hours!
- Target problematic movement patterns with biomechanical analysis — identifying how anatomical and biomechanical factors affect running efficiency and performance.
- Learn how to conduct functional movement screening and key assessments to get your runners in proper shape before they return to the trail.
- Get tons of practice examples and case studies to help you design individualized treatment and performance enhancement plans.
- Become the go-to resource for running injuries as you start to successfully apply these proven strategies and methods with your own clients.
- Get today’s best tips on assessing runners’ stability — and our insight on gait analysis and shoe recommendations.
- Learn how to handle the most common injuries runners face: shin splints, plantar fasciitis, IT band issues, and more!
Dr. Bill Pierce chaired the Health Sciences Department at Furman University for three decades. He and FIRST® (Furman Institute of Running and Scientific Training) have been featured in articles in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Business Week, Men’s Journal, and Runner’s World, among others. Pierce, listed as one of 10 marathon “supercoaches” by Runner’s World magazine, has made hundreds of presentations on fitness, wellness and running. He has captured many age-group awards in his 250 road races and 42 marathons, finishing the Boston Marathon in five different decades.
Dr. Scott Murr, assistant professor in the health sciences department, joined the Furman faculty in 1998. Dr. Murr has served as the Director of the Furman Fitness Center and Aquatics for 15 years and is also the Director of the Molnar Human Performance Laboratory.
Scott Murr is a 35-year veteran in the sport of triathlon and has been running marathons even longer. From marathons to cycling centuries to triathlons, Scott has competed in over 300 endurance events and is a 12-time Ironman Triathlon finisher.
Jamey Gordon, PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS, is an expert in sports rehabilitation with over 20 years of experience guiding athletes to peak performance. Passionate about helping clients reach their full potential, he has worked with a host of professional athletes in the MLB, NFL, NBA, and Olympic levels, as well as thousands of youth, high school, collegiate, and recreational athletes.
He serves as the director of athletic development at Pro X, where he oversees all rehabilitation, speed, strength and agility training, and skill development activities. In addition, he serves as a fellowship mentor and clinical instructor for the physical therapy program at Washington University in St Louis, his alma mater for both his master’s and Doctoral degrees.