Free Webinar: Bilateral Equivalence for Triathletes: Mechanical Assessments to Help with Performance
Topic: Bilateral Equivalence for Triathletes: Mechanical Assessments to Help with Performance
RPM2 returns in this third installment of “Bilateral Equivalence for Triathletes”, highlighting first how dynamic stretching exercises should be performed before a runner/triathlete begins training. Dr. Prak Bhakta and Sylvester Stemley will outline an athlete’s self-assessment scale based on the dynamic stretching exercises, with instructions on how to identify – dependent on particular issues’ number value of issues exceeding certain parameters – when an the athlete should consult a coach. Dr. Bhakta and Sylvester will also offer different assessments for each joint, and walk through an actual assessment, and Johnny Ross from RPM2 will discuss technologies that can add to the mechanical assessments practice.
Dr. Prak Bhakta
Dr. Bhakta graduated with a Bachelors of Exercise and Sports Sciences from Texas Tech University and went on to receive a Doctorate of Chiropractic from Parker College of Chiropractic. He is certified in Active Release Technique, a state of the art method which targets soft tissue conditions. Dr. Bhakta has utilized his unique skills to provide chiropractic care on a wide scope ranging from mission work in India and Mexico to implementing specialized treatment at professional Athletes in NFL, MLB, NCAA, USTA, Olympians, and athletic events such as the Ironman competition, and various running events. Dr. Bhakta is a proud member of the Mansfield, TX community and is active in both the Mansfield Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis Club of Mansfield. By working closely with health care providers and other community members, Dr. Bhakta will continuously strive to provide a multidisciplinary and comprehensive approach to your health care needs.
Sylvester Stemley has been a Master Trainer since 2003, with now 10 years of experience. He is a NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist and an NASM Sports Performance Specialist. Sly is also IMG Combine 360 certified and Power Plate certified Experienced with assisting the general population achieve short and long term health and fitness goals. He specializes in corrective exercises and sports performance programs for post rehab patients and athletes. Sly make his home in Keller, TX.
Lee Webber holds a Bachelors of Exercise Science degree from the University of Tampa. He is a 4 time NCAA Division II Swimming All American, an elite trainer since 2007, a metabolic specialist, NASM-certified personal trainer, NASM-performance enhancement specialist, and a triathlon coach.
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.
Event Type: National
Entry Fee: FREE
Event Date: Mar. 26, 2014
Start Time: 2:00 PM MST
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