Webinar: RPM2 Presents Bi-Lateral Equivalency Training
Topic: RPM2 Presents 'Enhancing Athletic Performance by Focusing on Bi-Lateral Equivalency in Training'
Bi-lateral equivalence occurs when equal force, amount, or value (range of motion) is applied to limbs offering the same effect, capacity, and function. Regardless of how finely tuned your athletes are, most are not bilaterally equivalent which can lead to deficiencies in their training. Not being bilaterally equivalent can cause Reduced Range of Motion, Reduced Gait and Strength, Reduced Cycling Force and Increased Potential For Injury. This webinar will define bi-lateral equivalence and provide exercises that you can use to properly address this occurrence in your athlete’s training.
Johnny Ross began his professional career in 1988 with the American Cancer Society. In this capacity, he was the Area Director of Development and worked closely with the Area Board of Directors to develop and implement strategic imperatives.
In 1994, he joined Ortho Pharmaceuticals, a Johnson & Johnson Company, where he promoted pharma products to Urology, Family Practice, and Gynecology. In 1998 he was promoted to District Manager for the newly formed Women’s Health Care Franchise where he led a team of 12 representatives in the Dallas area. In 2003, he was promoted to the Centers of Excellence for Johnson & Johnson. In this capacity, he negotiated managed care contracts for the 16 product small molecule portfolio. He also worked closely with regional sales managers regarding push and pull through strategies pursuant to negotiated contracts.
In 2007, Johnny had major reconstructive knee surgery, which led him to invent a medical device employing remote technology for physical therapy. Given this technology, and the amount of technology now being used in athletics, he quickly realized the utility of his device in this space. Spawned from a medical device, RPM2 was born in late 2012 and is now available to the market. Johnny earned his Bachelor of Science, Texas Tech University, 1986, and Master of Public Administration, Angelo State University, 1989.
Jake Spivey is a licensed physical therapist and the Clinic Manage at SportsCare & Rehabilitation in Plano Texas.
A native of Austin, Texas, Jake received his physical therapy degree from Southwest Texas State University and has been providing patient care in the Dallas area since 1995. Prior to entering the physical therapy profession, Jake served four years active duty and seven years reserve in the United States Navy.
Jake treats patients with general orthopedic injuries sustained from work or play, specializing in the treatment of knee and shoulder injuries. Jake has a strong interest in sports rehabilitation and has worked with many local high school, college and professional athletes. Jake has a special interest in runners and endurance athletes because of his participation of these sports since 1985 as a runner and 1996 as a triathlete. Jake has advanced his clinical background by attending continuing education related to endurance athletes, biomechanics of sports and running analysis; more specifically attending the Ironman Sports Medicine conference 2 of the last 4 years. Jake is an injury consultant to many running and triathlon groups in the Plano area. In his leisure time, Jake enjoys golf and competing in triathlons and marathons with his wife, Misty.
Event Type: National
Entry Fee: FREE
Event Date: Jan. 23, 2014
Start Time: 2:00 PM MST
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