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Sport SIG Event - Nov. 10: The Athlete Movement Systems: The Lower Quarter and Spine
Regis University
3333 Regis Blvd
Denver, CO 80221
Saturday, November 10, 2018, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM MDT
Category: SIG Events

Sport SIG Event - Nov. 10: The Athlete Movement Systems: The Lower Quarter and Spine

When: Saturday, November 10 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Where: Regis University, 3333 Regis Blvd, Denver, CO 80221 in Claver Hall - Room 409 - Physical Therapy Lab

Speaker: Jared Vagy PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

Dr. Jared Vagy received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of Southern California (USC). He completed a one-year residency program and became a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist. He then completed an additional one-year fellowship program in Movement Science at Kaiser Permanente Hospital.

Dr. Jared Vagy is a professor at USC in the DPT Program, has published numerous articles on injury prevention and delivers lectures and seminars internationally on the topic. He is a mentor for both the USC Physical Therapy residency program and the USC DPT program. He is on Academy Faculty for the TheraBand Academy and is on the Editorial Board for ADVANCE Physical Therapy magazine. He served as team physical therapist in China for the Chinese National Track and Field Team. He has also served physical therapist for Team USA at the Olympic Trials. He has rehabilitated several world champions, gold medalists and Olympic athletes. His assessments and treatments are rooted deeply in an understanding of the movement system.

Course Description: This course teaches you how to use the movement system to assess, diagnose and treat athlete movement dysfunction. The material is highly interactive with an emphasis on the practical application of principles covered in the course. Concepts utilized in the course include closed kinetic chain muscletesting, dynamometry, speed of force generation, anatomical slings, neuro- muscular chains, dual vectors and refexive activation. At the conclusion the course, you will have a greater understanding of how to integrate movement based assessments into sport-specifc treatments.

Course Objectives:

● Learn the biomechanics and sports specific demands on the lower quarter and

spine in sport.

● Understand the importance of regional interdependence of the lower quarter and

spine with its functional relationship to pathobiomechanics

● Demonstrate and select appropriate movement assessments and treatments for

the lower quarter and spine for athletes

● Provide interventions based on faulty movement patterns observed relating to the

key impairments obtained from the objective examination.

● Learn current research supporting movement and sport specific assessments

and treatments.

Cost: APTA CO Member: $200; Non-Member: $220; Students: $180

This course is limited to 30 people. Register early!

This course offers 8 points of category 1 education.

Level of Clinician: Beginner to Advanced

Instructional Methods: Lecture and Lab

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Contact: [email protected]