Last week I was honored to be interviewed on Joe Williams' UKRunChat Podcast. We discussed a variety of running-related issues, including common injuries and how to prevent them, running shoe prescription, running warm-up progression, and the role of strength training...
Creighton EMR Course
This week was a bit of a whirlwind. I helped teach the Emergency Medical Responder course for Creighton University's first year Physical Therapy students in both Omaha and then at their new Phoenix campus. It was great to work with friends Terry Grindstaff, Kirk Peck,...
Sport Injury Prevention Anatomy – Published!
After more work than I expected, Sport Injury Prevention Anatomy is finally published! Two years ago, Erik Meira and I were honored to begin writing a text on how coaches and athletes can reduce injury risk during sports participation. Well just last week, Sport...
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Physical Therapy-Specific Mentorship Resources
Most of us start our professional journey wanting to get to the end as soon as possible. As logical as that might seem, it is shortsighted. These mentorship resources will show you that the experience matters and that the end is really just a new stage, not an ending.
My Experiences with a Mentor
These mentors were really teaching me how to live my professional life. Without them, I would not be where I am today and I would not have experienced many of the things I have done thus far. These mentors are one of the reasons I believe in mentoring and why I enjoy being a mentor to so many others now.
Online or In-Person Physical Therapy Mentorship
It used to be that online–or virtual–mentorship was viewed as radical and something both the mentor and mentee could not successfully navigate. Times Have Changed. We’ve seen a definite shift from technology as a barrier to overcome to technology as an extremely helpful aid.
What to Discuss with a Mentor
When talking with your physical therapy mentor, the topics to discuss are almost endless. The important thing for you is to establish expectations early on and to constantly check in on them. But also be realistic and sensitive.
Injury Prevention Anatomy Text
For the past year plus, I have been working with Erik Meira on a book for Human Kinetics, Injury Prevention Anatomy. Earlier this month we completed edits to the text and this week, we finalized the photos that will be used in the book. The book will be pretty cool....