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The Athlete Movement System: Upper Quarter (Recorded Webinar)

presented by Jared Vagy

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Financial: Jared Vagy receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.

Non-Financial: Jared Vagy is a TheraBand Academy Speaker.

Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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This course teaches you how to use the movement system to assess, diagnose and treat athlete movement dysfunction. The material is highly interactive with an emphasis on the practical application of principles covered in the course. Concepts utilized in the course include symptom modification procedures, dynamometry, anatomical slings, neuromuscular chains, dual vectors and reflexive activation.

Meet Your Instructor

Jared Vagy, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS

Dr. Vagy received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of Southern California (USC). He has completed a one-year residency in orthopedics and a one-year fellowship in movement science. Dr. Vagy is an adjunct instructor of clinical physical therapy in the DPT program at USC. He has published three books and numerous articles…

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Chapters & Learning Objectives

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1. The Movement System and Foundational Assessment

The first chapter of this course covers the movement system framework, foundational movement analysis, mobility, and muscle performance.

2. Biomechanics and Advanced Assessment

This chapter reviews speed and endurance concepts, including speed of force generation, closed kinetic chain testing, and mirroring movement.

3. The Treatment Pyramid

The final chapter of this course discusses the components of the treatment period. Topics include patient education, improving alignment and joint centration, utilization of newly acquired motion, and using the entire kinetic chain.

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