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Resistance Training for Trunk Strength and Power

June 5, 2014

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Resistance Training for Trunk Strength and Power

Rafael Escamilla, PhD, PT, CSCS, FACSM discusses resistance training techniques to develop trunk strength and power. In this presentation Rafael discusses his latest research on how resistance exercises, plyometric training, and explosive exercises can effectively develop trunk strength and power . Using this information, you can implement a program that has been scientifically proven to effectively develop trunk strength and power.

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Fundamentals of Developing Athleticism

April 23, 2014

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fundamentals of developing athleticism

Jim Ronai, MS, PT, ATC, CSCS discusses the Fundamentals of Developing Athleticism in the youth athlete. In this presentation Jim several concepts on how he works with his athletes to optimize performance.

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Integrating Postural Restoration Institute Principles Into Training Programs – Part 2

January 8, 2014

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Integrating PRI Into Training Programs - Part 1

Michael Mullin, ATC, PTA, PRC discusses the Integration of Postural Restoration Institute (PRI) Principles Into Training Programs. In this presentation, Michael discusses the basic concepts of PRI assessment and treatment strategies including an overview of PRI clinical tests, strategies to establish a proper zone of apposition and neutral alignment, and video demonstrations of exercise and dynamic mobility drills.

This is part 2 of a 2 part series on integrating the PRI concepts into training programs and discusses assessments and interventions.

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Neurokinetic Therapy

December 4, 2013

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Neurokinetic Therapy

David Weinstock discusses the basic principles behind Neurokinetic Therapy and changing the way you think about dysfunctional movement patterns. David shares his thoughts on how he developed Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT), motor control, how the brain stores dysfunctional movement patterns, how to perform NKT assessments, common inhibited and facilitated muscle patterns, and the principles of integrating NKT into your soft tissue work and exercise selection.

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Integrating Postural Restoration Institute Principles Into Training Programs – Part 1

November 20, 2013

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Integrating PRI Into Training Programs - Part 1

Michael Mullin, ATC, PTA, PRC discusses the Integration of Postural Restoration Institute (PRI) Principles Into Training Programs. In this presentation, Michael discusses the basic concepts of PRI including an overview of PRI principles, polyarticular chains, dominant postural patterns, the role of the diaphragm and zone of apposition, common asymmetries, and how these asymmetries impact function.

This is part 1 of a 2 part series on integrating the PRI concepts into training programs and serves as an introduction to the material. An upcoming part 2 webinar will discuss assessment principles and examples of exercises and techniques to incorporate into your rehabilitation and training programs.

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