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Runners are passionate and committed, constantly pushing their limits in pursuit of excellence.

But that commitment can make them a challenge in the clinic — from overuse injuries to muscle imbalances, and persistent pain issues.

That's where you come in. YOU have the power to eliminate their pain, reduce/prevent injuries, improve running form and keep happily pounding the pavement.

This program will unleash that power. It's your gateway to an extensive clinical toolbox that will furnish you with essential skills, knowledge, and pragmatic insights for runners of every level and ability.

  • Comprehensive insights to improve performance and prevent injury: biomechanics, gait patterns, heel strike, footwear considerations, posture, and more!
  • Advanced techniques to conquer common overuse injuries: tightness, weakness, plantar fasciitis, shin splints, and more!
  • Versatile Applications from postpartum to aging runners
  • Craft tailored training plans with integrated strength training for optimal performance
  • Boost recovery and performance with nutrition: pro tips for macro balance, supplements, and more!

Don't miss this opportunity to elevate your practice, empower your patients, and make a lasting impact in the world of running rehab.

Secure your spot now!

 

 

Elevate Your Practice with Cutting-Edge Running Rehabilitation Techniques
 
Join live in Atlanta, GA or Virtual - May 2-3, 2024
― OR ―
Complete Conference Recording Package to watch on your own schedule
$1229.91 Total Value
Just $399.99 Today
JOIN IN ATLANTA
  • Opportunity for Q&A with presenters
  • Earn up to 27 CE hours (13 live and 14 on-demand)
  • Online access available for 30 days afterwards
JOIN VIRTUALLY
  • Opportunity for Q&A with presenters
  • Earn up to 27 CE hours (13 live and 14 on-demand)
  • Online access available for 30 days afterwards
LEARN ON DEMAND
  • Watch the sessions at your own pace and schedule
  • Earn up to 27 self-study CE hours
  • Unlimited access to all conference sessions

 

 

Real People, Real Results. Here’s What Your Peers are Saying
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"This was an excellent course! I am not an avid runner, but I have quite a few recreational runners as patients and this has been so helpful in progressing them back to the activity they love. "
—Gretchen C, PT
"Love the assessment to determine if a runner is ready - glad to have a more objective way to determine what my runners need."
— Kelly P, PT
"Excellent course even for a PT, CSCS and competitive runner for 30 years. "
—Elisabeth E, PT
"Enjoyed this course very much and really feel like I learned a lot, I used to run a lot in H.S. and at a small college for 3 years and loved it so much. I slowed down and only have been running occasionally now, more of jogging, because I was hearing that too much running was bad for your joints. I wish I had kept doing it. You have motivated me to get back into it once again at the age of 49. Thank you guys for what you are doing to help runners."
— Donna N, PTA
"Great course. exceeded my expectations. "
—Carol D, DC
"Training for a marathon currently so the information was not only helpful in my work as a PT, but also my personal goals."
— Jennifer D, PT
"Great material, great science behind the reasoning which is key to out patients taking these changes seriously to minimize their injury chances. "
—Aaron H, AT
"This was an excellent course to increase my running knowledge both personally and for therapeutic purposes. "
— Nathan D, PTA
"As a runner and Physical Therapist, the material was appreciated and will certainly enhance my personal and professional skills - Thanks!"
—Tim W, PT
"I enjoyed the physiology component of this course and the presentation on aging runners. It was new information to me, and since I am an aging runner, beneficial. "
— Tawna G, PT

 

 

Elevate Your Practice with Cutting-Edge Running Rehabilitation Techniques
 
Join live in Atlanta, GA or Virtual - May 2-3, 2024
― OR ―
Complete Conference Recording Package to watch on your own schedule
$1229.91 Total Value
Just $399.99 Today
JOIN IN ATLANTA
  • Opportunity for Q&A with presenters
  • Earn up to 27 CE hours (13 live and 14 on-demand)
  • Online access available for 30 days afterwards
JOIN VIRTUALLY
  • Opportunity for Q&A with presenters
  • Earn up to 27 CE hours (13 live and 14 on-demand)
  • Online access available for 30 days afterwards
LEARN ON DEMAND
  • Watch the sessions at your own pace and schedule
  • Earn up to 27 self-study CE hours
  • Unlimited access to all conference sessions
Key Highlights of the Runners Rehab Conference:
 
  • Designed for physical therapists, athletic trainers, chiropractors, and other health professionals who help keep runners running
  • Explore multidisciplinary and multimodal approaches to running science, mechanics, and treatment
  • Utilize precision tools for injury assessment to identify, diagnose, and treat common overuse injuries
  • Develop advanced training plans, improve mobility, and align runners' goals for success - no matter their skill level
  • Implement injury prevention strategies: prehabilitation exercises, running form corrections, proactive training protocols, and more!
  • Gain insights from esteemed leaders in running science, Dr. Bill Pierce and Dr. Scott Murr, co-authors of the acclaimed book Run Less, Run Faster
  • Plus, 100% risk free registration, with no cancellation fees - ever

 

Live Conference Schedule
Dr. Bill Pierce
Runner's World Supercoach
Competed in 250 road races - 42 marathons​
Finished Boston Marathon in 5 different decades​
Dr. Scott Murr
12-time IRONMAN finisher
Competed in over 300 endurance events​
Dr. Phill Gregory, DPT
Rehab Director at Furman Sports Medicine
Worked with National Champions & Olympic Runners
Featuring Bill Pierce and Scott Murr, co-authors of Run Less, Run Faster alongside Dr. Phil Gregory, DPT.
 
Day 1: May 2, 2024 ‐ Master Running Science and Rehabilitation Techniques

8am - 4:30pm Eastern

 
Unlock the Running Gait Cycle & Effective Runner Rehabilitation Strategies
  • Understanding the intricacies of running biomechanics
  • Identifying key gait phases and their significance
  • Advanced approaches for working with injured runners
  • Target common overuse injuries with precision
Assess Running Mechanics & Unravel Common Running Injuries and Risk Factors
  • In-depth analysis of running form and technique
  • Utilizing cutting-edge tools for accurate assessment
  • A comprehensive overview of prevalent running injuries
  • Recognizing contributing factors and injury mechanisms
Precision Assessment, Diagnosis & Treatment of Running Injuries
  • Streamlined clinical methods for injury diagnosis
  • Integrate patient history and functional assessments
  • Clinic-based treatment of running related injuries
  • Evidence-based interventions for effective rehabilitation
  • Manual therapy techniques tailored to runners' needs
Empowering Runners with Take-Home Assignments
  • Assigning personalized home exercises for optimal recovery
  • Fostering runner independence in self-care
Getting Started on the Right Foot (and Shoe)
  • Foot mechanics and footwear
  • Analyze the impact of footwear on running performance
  • Evaluating foot mechanics for a tailored approach
 
Day 2: May 3, 2024 ‐ Elevate Running Performance and Rehabilitation

8am - 4:30pm Eastern

 
Running Performance, Training Plans & Goal Setting
  • Explore the multifaceted components of performance
  • Strategies to optimize training and race results
  • SMART training principles
  • Design periodized programs for various levels
  • Drills and mobility exercises for runners
  • Target key mobility restrictions to enhance function
  • Functional strength for injury prevention & performance
  • Advanced strength training techniques
  • Create resilient bodies to withstand the demands of running
  • Goal-setting strategies for racing and runners of all skill levels
  • Aligning runners' objectives with their capabilities
Specialized Tactics for Various Populations
  • Staying Fit when Injured
  • Innovative approaches to maintain fitness during rehabilitation
  • Prescribe effective cross-training exercises
  • Return to running: timing and protocols
  • Gradual protocols to minimize reinjury risks
  • From Sedentary to the Finish Line
  • Bridging the gap for novice runners
  • Develop effective training plans for beginners
  • The Aging Runner: Challenges and Solutions
  • Understanding age-related changes in runners
  • Tailor rehabilitation and training plans for older athletes
It Keeps You Running; Putting It All Together
  • Formulating individualized long-term care plans for runners
  • Case studies and practical application
  1. Identify key phases of the normal running gait cycle.
  2. Summarize the kinematics of major joints during different gait phases.
  3. List primary causes of common running injuries.
  4. Identify clinical presentation and diagnostic procedures for running-related injuries.
  5. Differentiate factors related to running form and injuries.
  6. Categorize key features of running shoes and their relationship to injuries.
  7. Compare advantages and disadvantages of running gait form methods.
  8. Choose interventions that emphasize functional capacity restoration.
  9. Utilize treatment strategies like manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, and neuromuscular re-education.
  10. Differentiate treatment strategies for runners of different fitness levels.
  11. Analyze components of a return-to-run program following an injury.
  12. Use personalized home exercise plans for functional recovery.
  13. Recall the physiological aspects influencing running performance.
  14. Formulate training programs for runners based on scientific principles.

 

 

 

Meet Your Experts
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 man 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. Scott is a 12-time Ironman Triathlon finisher, having competed in Ironman Europe, Ironman Canada, Ironman USA with six finishes at the Ironman Triathlon World Championship in Kona Hawaii.​
 
Phil Gregory, PT, DPT, CSCS has 15 years of experience in the areas of orthopedics and sports medicine. He currently serves as the director of the St Francis Therapy Center at Furman Sports Medicine, where he treats patients across the orthopedic spectrum. As part of this, he handles the rehabilitation of Furman’s many student athletes. He is also a faculty member with FIRST, where he provides gait analysis of participants and lectures on running mechanics and injury. Prior to coming to Furman, he worked at McLeod Sports Medicine in Florence, SC where he developed a gait analysis lab as well as a foot orthotic clinic. He possesses extensive experience in the biomechanical analysis of running and functional movement. Throughout his career, he has worked with runners of all levels, including multiple Olympic Trials qualifiers and National Champions from the 1500 to the marathon.

 

Bonus On-Demand Package, a $539 value...FREE!
Mitch Hauschildt, AT
Kinesiology Taping for Runners
  • Insights into how running biomechanics lead to injuries​
  • Demonstrations on how to apply kinesiology tape for plantar fasciitis, shin splints, and knee pain​
  • Customized taping strategies to improve performance and prevent future injuries​

Steven Sashen, CEO and Co-Founder of Xero Shoes
The Truth About Barefoot/Minimalist Footwear
Steven Sashen, CEO and Co-Founder of Xero Shoes | Click here for information about Steven Sashen
 
  • Discover a simple protocol for helping clients safely use minimalist footwear for rehab, recovery and, if desired, full-time wear ​
  • Learn easy-to-communicate, scientifically proven messaging to help with the transition and adherence​
  • Understand situations where switching to barefoot-inspired footwear is not necessary or recommended​

Julia Mitchell, PT
Running After Pregnancy: The 4th Trimester and Beyond: Evaluate and Address Postpartum Symptoms
  • Evidence-based approaches to help determine when a patient can return to running​
  • Exercise progressions to increase strength, stability and mobility for women at ANY stage postpartum​
  • Practical techniques that aid in quickly mitigating poor running mechanics​

Bob Seebohar, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS, METS II
Optimizing Endurance Performance: Biomarkers, Nutrition and Gut Health​
Bob Seebohar, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS, METS II | Click here for information about Bob Seebohar
 
  • Explore the hot topic of biomarker testing: when to test, how to interpret, and how to use nutrition and supplements to optimize performance​
  • Utilize nutrition periodization to align dietary strategies with training cycles
  • Manipulate the protein-to-carb ratio and train the body to efficiently use fat stores
  • Delve into the primary causes of GI distress: mechanical, neuroendocrine factors, and nutrient-related changes
  • Strategies for managing GI distress: dietary approaches like FODMAP, and the use of prebiotics, probiotics, and postbiotics, along with specific nutrient timing strategies.

Alyson Evans, DC & Mike Stella, AT
Alyson Evans, DC & Mike Stella, AT
Red Light Therapy for Pain and Inflammation​
  • Non-invasive, safe alternative to traditional treatments for pain, inflammation, and healing.
  • Enhance healing and pain relief with this therapy that works at both cellular and molecular levels
  • Insights for various pain and inflammation conditions, including post-operative recovery



Frequently Asked Questions

Attend in-person in or virtually from wherever you are!​

The in-person event will be hosted at:
COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT ATLANTA DECATUR DOWNTOWN/EMORY
130 Clairemont Ave
Decatur, GA 30030

Sure is! Whether you're working with casual joggers, weekend warriors, or those just starting their running journey, the skills and knowledge you'll gain are invaluable. Our comprehensive program covers a wide spectrum of running-related topics, making it perfect for professionals who aspire to enhance their expertise in running science and rehabilitation.

Ever found yourself debating the merits of various footwear, getting overly excited about the latest run technology, or explaining the nitty gritty of gait to uninterested relatives… this conference is for you! Jokes aside, it's ideal for physical therapists, athletic trainers, chiropractors, fitness coaches, and any healthcare professionals who are passionate about keeping runners - from weekend warriors to marathoners - in top form. ​

We’ve got you covered! You can still be part of the live action virtually & comfortably from your home office – or let's be real, in your favorite sweatpants on the couch. Prefer a more flexible approach? Opt for the self-study version and absorb all the knowledge at your own pace, whenever and wherever suits you best.



NOTE: No additional discounts or coupons may be applied to this course.
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