Continuing education for sport orthopedic specialists A stride forward! 25+ years North America & Europe
Sports Performance & Rehabilitation: mechanism of sport injury evaluating mechanical overload rehab protocols for return to play and competition Runners Body Tool: assessment, diagnostic and cuing techniques sport specific biomechanical analysis maximizing kinetic chain fitness sports performance development neuroplasticity training – rewiring the brain platform of sport specific exercises, drills and skill sets mindset for athletes from rehab to competition : strategies Greater economy enables the athlete to reach higher physiological potential
Unlocking movement for greater performance!
Chloë’s unique approach for rehabilitation and performance training goes outside the traditional model and aims to enhance sport specific mechanics and physiology by correcting imbalances before they affect performance, and developing skill training which both eliminates the cause of overuse injuries in endurance athletes. The athlete becomes stronger than the demand of the sport. To endure is to perform
COMING FOR SPRING 2021 Run Mechanics & Physiology Certification Launching February 1st
Monthly live PRO & FIT webinars join our international community!
Due to the health pandemic our programs are offered through Live Video Conferencing Always and still dynamic and inspiring!
NEW PROGRAMS COMING SOON FOR WINTER 2021 —————-
Coming-up November 7th & 8th, 2020 Live web conference hosted by Mammoth Lake Hospital Physical Therapy Clinic, California USA Walking gait re-education and advanced running mechanics analysis 14hrs / $545.00
All courses include: Detailed work booklet Valuable hands-on instruction and case studies Continuing education credits Course certificate Inspiration and innovative material
Each season we launch new courses ; we progress to perform! We design course curriculum for the needs of our clients If interested in hosting a course at your facility please contact us Find below a partial list of courses available, please contact us to discuss needs and interests for continuing education Read testimonials
CONFERENCES AND OUTLINES
WALKING GAIT RE-EDUCATION AND ADVANCED RUNNING MECHANICS ANALYSIS – 14hrs Outline: Functional mechanics of the foot and walking assessment & re-education techniques Foot injuries, rehab protocols and performance techniques Advanced running mechanics analysis The mechanical forces directed to joints: identification and type of injuries Running Skills: the technical elements of running The truth about shoes: maximalist versus minimalist Exercises & performance drills for the runner Innovative with the latest research For more info contact us FOOT & GAIT MECHANICS – 8HRS Outline: Anatomy and the key muscle groups Quantification of mechanical stress Foot torsion complex: forefoot versus heel Support system and different joints Foot pain and the kinetic chain Mobilization Injury and ankle-foot mechanics Tibialis posterior tendon and foot mechanics Overlooked foot of cyclist Dynamic mechanism of walking Gait-re-education protocol and exercises For more info contact us
ADVANCED RUNNING MECHANICS & PERFORMANCE TRAINING – 14hrs Advance your knowledge in gait assessment, running mechanics, postural efficiency, rehabilitation training tools and performance training. Outline: The foundation of running mechanics Advanced treadmill gait analysis with case studies Advanced assessment, diagnosis and gait-re-education methods Drills to enhance rehab, recovery and to increase performance Advanced Foot mechanics: complexity into efficiency The Runners Body Tool level 1 & 2: primary and secondary analysis The Runners Performance routine: 3 levels Land training and exercises to maximize form, functional strength and perform For more info contact us
PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT TRAINING FOR RUNNERS – 8hrs Advance your knowledge in running mechanics, postural efficiency, and training tools to incorporate from rehab to prehab for greater performance. Introducing the Runner’s Performance Tool! Good knowledge of running injuries & assessment is recommended Outline: Musculoskeletal demand of running and the challenges: Power at the hips, timing of triple extension, BIG toe-off, economy and recoil energy, misconception of gluteus dominance, postural control, hamstrings elasticity, lower leg concept. Biomechanical approach to training Interrelationship between mechanical power, energy transfer and running economy Assessment protocols to enhance performance Fatigue factors Programming considerations The Runners Performance Tool: exercises, drills, slings, and land training for the serious runner. Uphill training for greater speed & strength: for the track, road, marathon and trail athletes. Postural retraining versus dissociation training Stress & rest cycle The athlete’s performance profile For more info contact us
ADVANCED GAIT ASSESSMENT AND PERFORMANCE TRAINING for the Runner – 12hrs Outline: Advanced treadmill and outdoor gait analysis with case studies Uphill and downhill (outdoors) gait analysis with case studies Vertical session (outdoor): drills to enhance uphill and downhill form and increase performance for all terrain from track to marathons Advanced assessment, diagnosis and gait-re-education methods Track session: drills for gait re-education and increase performance Latest research in running injuries: form and overuse The Runners Body Tool level 1 & 2: primary and secondary analysis The Runners Performance routine: level 1, 2 and 3 Land training and exercises to maximize form, functional strength and performance For more info contact us
PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT TECHNIQUES FOR THE SKIER – 8hours with focus on sport specific demand, cause of injuries, prevention, and maximizing prehab for greater performance. Sports Targeted: Nordic skiing (classic & skate), downhill and backcountry – ski mo Outline: Functional anatomy & mechanics of each sport Musculoskeletal demand Battle between power and endurance Potential sport specific injuries and prevention Postural retraining of the athlete Rehab to prehab training for greater performance Programming and progression Exercises, drills and land training For more info contact us
MASTER CLASS: UPPER EXTREMITY & SCAPULAR CONTROL – 8hrs with focus on maximizing rehab & greater performance Targeted athletes: climbers, swimmers and upper extremity sports. Outline: 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 For more info contact us
MASTER CLASS : LOWER LEG INJURIES – 8hrs 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: 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. For more info contact us
MASTER CLASS: ANKLE SPORT INJURIES – 8hrs A practical approach, latest research, efficient rehab from assessment, diagnosis, testing, treatment, and prehab for greater performance. Outline: 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. For more info contact us
BIOMECHANICAL CAUSES OF ITB COMPRESSION SYNDROME in endurance cyclists and mountain runners – 8hrs Time to re-focus and have a better understanding for efficient rehab and increased performance Outline: 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 For more info contact us
THE ATHLETE GLUTEUS MEDIUS & MAXIMUS – 8hrs Dysfunctions, assessment and prehab for performance Outline: 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 For more info contact us
HAMSTRING INJURIES: efficient rehab & powerful prehab for performance – 8hrs Learn how to reduce hamstring injury rate Outline: 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 For more info contact us
RUNNING ANALYSIS FOR PERFORMANCE – 8HRS Rehab, prehab to competition Athletes competing in triathlons, roads and trails Outline: 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 For more info contact us
MYOFASCIAL SLING TRAINING FOR PERFORMANCE – 8hrs Most efficient way to build functional and powerful core, increase efficiency of athletic movements, and to reduce injury risks Outline : 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 For more info contact us
MOUNTAIN RUNNING : GAIT ANALYSIS & PERFORMANCE TRAINING – 8hrs We suggest the Running gait analysis for performance course be taken prior for better learning Outline: 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 For more info contact
THE HEEL AND KNEE OF INJURIES : Achilles & patellar tendinopathy – 8hrs Outline: 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 For more info contact
RUNNING GAIT ANALYSIS FOR PERFORMANCE– 12hrs Outline: 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 For more info contact
MASTER CLASS – 4hrs webinars Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy : biomechanical evaluation & treatment Popliteus instability & knee joint dysfunctions : assessment and effective rehab Mechanotherapy : tissue healing through exercises Advanced Athletic Conditioning : techniques for greater performance Functional Anatomy for Human Performance How to increase power at the hips : for cyclist & runners Injury prevention and performance training for climbers Injury prevention and performance training for mountain runners Injury prevention and performance training for winter mountain athletes Fueling & Hydration for endurance athletes Food, hydration and fueling for greater performance Female endurance athletes physiology : hormones & metabolism : rehab & performance training protocol
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 our clients.