2012 -2013 Physical Therapy Series | September 2012 - May 2013
Program of Physical Therapy and UW-La Crosse Department of Health Professions
in partnership with:
UW-La Crosse Continuing Education and Extension
Evaluation and Treatment of Running Related Injuries
September 21-22, 2012
8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 21
8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22
Health Science Center, UW-La Crosse
$385, includes materials, lunch and refreshments
13 contact hours
A comprehensive approach to the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of running injuries.
This course will provide a comprehensive approach to the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of running injuries. Knowledge of basic lower extremity mechanics will be assumed with only a brief review provided. The overall course objective is to provide each participant with an understanding of the current knowledge pertaining to the evaluation and treatment of running injuries, with techniques that can be immediately applied in clinical practice.
Bryan Heiderscheit, PT, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his physical therapy training at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and his doctorate in biomechanics from the University of Massachusetts.
Heiderscheit is the director of the Runners’ Clinic through the University of Wisconsin Sports Medicine Center. His research is aimed at understanding and enhancing movement coordination as it relates to pathology, with recent projects focused on the mechanisms of hamstring strain injuries and running-related injuries. Support for his research includes the NFL Medical Charities and the National Institutes of Health.
He received several awards from professional societies including the Margaret L. Moore Award for Outstanding New Academic Faculty Member by the American Physical Therapy Association. He is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy and an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, serving as Chair of the Running special interest group and Vice-Chair of the Biomechanics special interest group.
Scott Straker, PT, MS, SCS, ATC, is Director of the Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program for Gundersen Lutheran Sports Medicine in Onalaska. Scott is a 1989 graduate of the Program in Physical Therapy at the UW-La Crosse and has been a certified athletic trainer for 20 years following the completion of an internship program at Utah State University. He has served as lecturer and adjunct faculty at the UW-La Crosse PT Department. His clinical interests center on the treatment of lower extremity dysfunction with an emphasis on the use of clinical biomechanical evaluation techniques. Scott was honored with the Lynn Wallace Clinical Educator of the Year Award by the Sports Physical Therapy Section in 2007.