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Keeping Your Athletes Safe: A Free Talk Series
Concussion Rehab: Help Your Athletes Safely Return to their Sport
Who this is for: Football, Soccer, Basketball, Combat Sports, Cheer, Volleyball, Baseball, Lacrosse
Presenter: Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT, CSST
September 10th, 5:30PM
Overview: A concussion can affect you in any way possible, from mood to strength to focus. Recovery from a concussion is complicated, but great concussion rehab means athletes can safely return to their sport in a fraction of the time it would take with bad concussion rehab. Learn the do’s and don’ts about concussion rehab from Mike Studer, one of the world’s leaders in concussion rehabilitation.
Ankle and Shoulder Injury Prevention: Keep your Arms and Feet In the Game
Who this is for: Baseball, Softball, Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Track throwers, Football
Presenters: Zane Wise, PT, DPT, CSCS and Logan Walters PT, DPT
September 17th, 5:30PM
Overview: Ankle and shoulder injuries are among the most common. Healthy ankles are needed to run and healthy shoulders to throw and hit. Learn the most common ways athletes hurt their ankle and shoulder as well as simple exercises you can incorporate to decrease the chances of getting hurt.
ACL Injury Prevention and Rehab: Healthy Knees for Athletes
Who this is for: Women’s Soccer, women’s basketball, football (the top 3 sports for ACL injuries)
Presenters: Rachel Carson, PT, DPT, CSCS and Chris Aguirre, PT, DPT
September 24th, 5:30PM
Overview: An ACL tear is a serious injury that changes your athletic ability and your day-to-day function. You can bounce back from it, but it takes a significant amount of time and the re-rupture rates are very high when returning to sport too soon. While not all contact ACL injuries are preventable, non-contact injuries can be prevented with proper training. We’re here to help you understand the rehab timeline of an ACL injury and to walk away with practical tips and drills you can immediately apply to bulletproof yourself from an ACL injury.
Move Like an Athlete: How to Create and Improve Athleticism in Youth Athletes
Who this is for: Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, Softball, Track & Field, Football, Volleyball
Presenter: Kyle Davey
October 1st, 5:30PM
Overview: Great technique is crucial for playing your best. Likewise, great technique in athletic movements is crucial for being the best athlete you can be. Sprint acceleration, top speed, change of direction, cutting, and jumping are all very technical moves, yet very few athletes are taught how to perform these movements better. Learn the basics of sprint and change of direction technique in this lecture to immediately become a faster, smoother, better athlete.