30.32 - Special Topics: Optimizing Performance
NOTE: This 3-monograph course is included with the 6-monograph set, 30.3, Special Topics: Enhancing Performance Using a Mind, Body, Metric Approach.
This course focuses on Optimizing Recovery and is a blend of timely and informative topics relevant to today's practicing therapist. Experts in the field discuss unique topics dealing with the mental performance applied to patient care and new innovations to include the use of wearables to track performance. Effectively treating runners of varied ability and how to return each to a high level are also covered.
Course Format: Online with an option to purchase the print version
Contact Hours: 15 contact hours
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- Identify psychosocial strategies to enhance adherence to injury rehabilitation.
- Appreciate the role of an inter-professional approach to injury rehabilitation.
- Describe the varied uses of wearable technologies in clinical practice.
- Discuss the benefits and limitations of using wearable technologies in monitoring performance.
- Differentiate among training methods for runners with different levels of ability.
- Develop a return-to- running program based on a runner’s level of ability.
Topics and Authors
- Mental Techniques for Performance
Scott B. Martin, PhD, FACSM, FAASP; Rebecca Zakrajsek, PhD, CMPC®; Taylor Casey, MEd; Alexander Bianco, MS
- Wearable Technologies for Monitoring Human Performance
Mike McGuigan, PhD, CSCS
- Training Methodologies for Runners
Jerry-Thomas Monaco, PT, DPT, OCS; Richard G. Hubler, Jr., PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT