All course are available for private in-house training and for live web conference at your facility.

SPORT REHAB & PERFORMANCE: COURSES AND OUTLINES

We educate for Powerful Rehab – We innovate with Cutting-Edge Material
We inspire for Greater Performance
We cater to sports medicine & rehab specialists:
sport & orthopedic rehabilitation
clinics, professional sport training centers
and the athletic world.

If interested in hosting a course at your facility please contact us for details.
We also design specific course curriculum for the needs of our clients.

Leave our courses ready to apply the material with new inspiring
and in depth-knowledge!

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All courses include:
Detailed work booklet
Valuable hands-on instruction
ProCert credits
Courses available in French or English

Courses available!

New for Spring 2018!
Upper extremity & scapular control
Conference
with focus on maximizing rehab & greater performance
Targeted athletes: climbers, swimmers and upper extremity sports.
Outline: 8hours

The swimmer’s shoulder:
mechanical issues, freestyle drills & techniques, diagnosis, testing, innovative rehab, and performance land-base training. 
Climbing: better mechanics, lower overuse injury risks and rehab for greater performance:
key zones, assessment, efficient climbing rehab, climbing technique & drills for greater performance, training tools/exercises/dissociation/sling training.
Grip strength techniques for proximal shoulder strength and greater stability
Also:
Posterior shoulder laxity in overhead athletes
Serratus anterior and overhead athletes
Potential sport specific injuries & prevention
Training for joint stability & mobility simultaneously
Dysfunction from overuse
Battle between power & endurance
Importance of dissociation training
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New for Spring 2018!
Master Class : Lower Leg Sport Injuries
A practical approach, latest research, efficient rehab from assessment, diagnosis, testing, treatment, and prehab for greater performance.

Athletes targeted: runners, cyclists, triathletes, dancers, jumping & running sport.
Outline: 8hours
Soleus rehab /prehab for better performance

The role of soleus in running; assessment
; rehabilitating the runners soleus

; prehab; the importance of proper running form & cadence.
Medial tibialis stress syndrome: a biomechanical approach
We will look at the risk factors involved, treatment options and novel approach based on fascial manipulation.
Predicting the onset of MTSS; hip weakness and shin splints; physical examination and differential diagnosis; treatment options.
Flexors hallucis longus : the achilles of the foot
Anatomy and biomechanics of the FHL, the pathogenesis of possible injury.
Running injuries; clinical signs and symptoms; key rehab exercises.
Tibialis posterior tendon: a key player in foot biomechanics
Anatomy and biomechanics of the TP; outline examination protocols; treatment and management options for dysfunctions; case studies with runners and triathletes; key rehab & prehab exercises & drills.
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New for Spring 2018!
Master Class : Ankle Sport Injuries

A practical approach, latest research, efficient rehab from assessment, diagnosis, testing, treatment, and prehab for greater performance.
Outline: 8hours
Ankle sprains: latest evidence, risk factors, and returning to play after high ankle sprain. 

Latest research on balance & proprioception training, is it effective for rehab and prevention of lateral ankle sprain injuries?
Chronic ankle instability: progression from acute ankle sprain to chronic and recurrent instability.
Relevant anatomy and biomechanics; how and why does ankle sprain become recurrent; identifying chronic instability in the athlete; signs and symptoms; behaviors associated with CAI.
Ankle injury: repairing the chronically unstable ankle
Surgical options available to stabilize an ankle with chronic instability.
Chronic ankle instability: post-operative rehabilitation involved in bringing an athlete back to full competition.
Detail post-operative protocol and stages of rehabilitation following an anatomic or non-anatomic reconstruction: key objectives, precautions, range of motion, exercises, CV exercises, exit criteria.
Dorsiflexion: the significance of dorsiflexion for injury prevention, efficient mechanics and the performance level of an athlete.
Identifying hypomobility; testing; compensatory movements; correlation to injury.
Tools to improve functional dorsiflexion in athletes.
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Biomechanical causes of ITB Compression in endurance cyclists and mountain runners : time to re-focus and have a better understanding for efficient rehab and increased performance.
Outline: 8hours
Functional anatomy, mechanics and role of the ITB.
Pathology causing compression
Biomechanical factors
Pathomechanics / functional weaknesses / form
Mechanism of foot strike in running mechanics
Evaluating mechanics in downhill running
Cycling and the ITB
Bike geometry & fitting
Assessment / treatment options / programming
Series of exercises to eliminate ITB compression
Prehabilitation for performance : land training for runners
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The Athletes Gluteus medius & Maximus: dysfunctions, assessment and prehab for performance.
Outline: 8hours
Functional anatomy & biomechanics of the hip
Latest research
Injuries to the medius, minimus & maximus and innovative rehab exercises
Gluteal tendinopathy: symptoms, diagnosis, management and stages for rehab
Efficient techniques for assessment
Screening tools for movement dysfunctions

The effects of running on the hips
Prehab for performance
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Hamstring Injuries: efficient rehab & powerful prehab for performance
Learn how to reduce hamstring injury rate.
Outline: 8hours
Functional anatomy and biomechanics of the hamstring
Mechanism of injury
Factors for suffering a hamstring injury
Biomechanical loads on the hamstrings during sprinting
Site of injury and grading classifications
High hamstring tendinopathy & rehab
Testing the hamstring
Rational for exercises & programming
Exercises : running vs cycling injuries, sprinting type injuries, stretching type injuries, high speed injuries.
Determining accurate return-to-play
Sports performance rehab & prehab on the track : routine and progression
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Running Analysis for Performance: from rehab, prehab to competition.
From triathlon, to track, cross-country, roads, trails and mountains!
Outline: 8hours
The importance of prehabilitation
Gait re-education
Performance techniques for assessment & hands-on adjustments
The Runners Body Tool: primary and secondary analysis
Treadmill analysis (live hands-on assessment during the course)
Uphill running analysis (live hands-on assessment during the course)
Heel strike, overstriding and cadence
Latest research on running injuries
Pain, tightness, soreness and recovery: how to make it better
Functional training therapy: increasing performance / reducing injury risks
Return to play for recreational & competitive runners
Quickest way to gain speed & running fitness post-rehab
Exercises & land training drills: myofascial, run specific and drills for performance
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Myofascial Sling training for performance: most efficient way to build a functional & powerful core, increased efficiency of athletic movements, and eliminating injury risks.
Outline : 8hours
Functional anatomy of the core through fascia
Introduction of the main slings: fascial arrangement, directional pattern, movement and muscles involved.
Dissociation training to eliminate dysfunctional movement pattern and transfer into a qualitative, pain free and powerful movement.
Increased sports specific coordination, proprioception, power output, and economy.
Sling training for effective muscle sequencing and kinetic awareness.
Postural & joint stability training through iso-integration techniques.
Myofascial technique for facilitated stretch
Sling training principles for greater athletic performance.
Sling exercises and progression: generic and sport specific for running, cycling, climbing, skiing and swimming.
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Mountain Running : gait analysis & performance training

We suggest the Running gait analysis for performance course (link) be taken prior for better learning.
Outline: 8hours
Common trail running injuries : and the reason why!
Loads error & runners weaknesses
Techniques in correcting musculoskeletal imbalances in trail runners.
Biomechanical analysis : flat / ascending / descending
Drills for proper muscle sequencing
Performance techniques for the trail
Sport specific exercises for greater strength & power, and to stay injury free.
Myofascial sling training to increase performance on the trail.
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The Heel & Knee of Sports Injuries : achilles & patellar tendinopathy
Outline: 8hours
Anatomical & physiological aspect of the achilles and patellar tendons
Factors that predispose to achilles and patellar tendinopathy
Stages that leads to achilles and patellar tendinopathy
Force versus load on the knee and ankle
Muscle tendon complex : function / training / performance techniques
Misconceptions : diagnosis & treatments
Treatment options and recommended protocol
Exercises and programming: for rehab, prehab and sports specific performance.
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REVISED with latest info & research: Running Gait Analysis for Performance 
Outline: 12hours
Maximize your technical skills in running biomechanics, recognize and correct faulty movement patterns to reduce the risk of recurring injuries and to increase performance.
Learn how to test, evaluate and prescribe drills and specific exercises to enhance proper mechanics.
Come and learn new progressive techniques to evaluate the athlete.
Latest research in optimal biomechanics for runners.
Intrinsic and extrinsic factors that contribute to running injuries.
Running cycles: the stance and float phase.
Running stride : cadence vs efficiency, over-striding, RPM’s, and speed.
Analysis of running joint mechanics
Runner’s faulty mechanics: spot the weakness and set it right.
Muscle Tendon Complex training
How to prevent hamstrings injuries in runners.
Priority training for runners: form & technique and injury prevention
Key exercises


More courses available :

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy : biomechanical evaluation & treatment
4hours

Popliteus instability & knee joint dysfunctions : assessment and effective rehab
4hours

Mechanotherapy : tissue healing through exercises
4hours

Advanced Athletic Conditioning : techniques for greater performance
8hours

Functional Anatomy for Human Performance
8 and 12 hours available

How to increase power at the hips :  for cyclist & runners
4hours

Injury prevention and performance training for climbers
4hours

Injury prevention and performance training for mountain runners
4hours

Injury prevention and performance training for winter mountain athletes
4hours

This is only a partial list of courses available, please contact us to discuss needs and interests for continuing education.
We also design specific course for the needs of our clients.