Athlete Movement System: Upper Half

$450.00

Course Description

This course series teaches you how to use the movement system to assess, diagnose and treat athlete movement dysfunction. The course is delivered in a hybrid model where you will log into a course portal to complete modules of content. The sports covered include tennis, swimming, baseball, volleyball, and rock climbing. You will watch lectures, complete knowledge checks, analyze movement videos, and learn about sport-specific interventions. After completing the modules, you will attend the in-person course. The course is lab based and highly interactive with an emphasis placed on the practical application of key principles from the modules. At the conclusion the course, you will have a greater understanding of how to integrate movement based assessments into sport-specific treatments.

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Location

  • Movement Performance Institute
  • 8830 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 8830

Date and Time

  • Upper Half August 7th 2022 from 8am – 5pm

Instructional Methods

  • Asynchronous (online access): Pre-Recorded Lectures, Knowledge Checks, Movement and Treatment Videos
  • Synchronous (live in-person): Lab Skills and Techniques

Contact Hours

  • Asynchronous: 5 hours, Synchronous: 8 hours, Total 13 hours

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Level:

  • Beginner to Advanced

Objectives:

  • Learn the biomechanics and sport-specific demands of athletes
  • Understand the importance of regional interdependence and its functional relationship to pathobiomechanics.
  • Demonstrate and select appropriate movement assessments and treatments for the upper half of an athlete
  • Provide interventions based on faulty movement patterns and observed and relate to key impairments obtained from the objective exam
  • Integrate research support into sport-specific assessments and treatments for the upper half of an athlete

Participant-to-Instructor Ratio

  • 16 participants to 1 instructor¬†

Instructor Bio

  • Dr. Jared Vagy PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS: Jared Vagy received his doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) from the University of Southern California (USC) and completed a one-year residency in orthopedics and a one-year fellowship in movement science. Dr. Vagy is a clinical assistant professor of physical therapy at USC and is a mentor in both the orthopedic residency and upper extremity elite athlete fellowship programs. He is an Amazon #1 best-selling author and has published three books and numerous articles on injury prevention. Dr. Vagy delivers lectures and seminars worldwide on the topic of the movement system. He is an orthopedic clinical specialist and a certified strength and conditioning specialist. He has rehabilitated world champions, gold medalists and Olympic athletes. His assessments and treatments are rooted deeply in an understanding of the movement system.

 

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