Sportsmetrics Course at LSU- Lafayette

On May 9th and 10th, we traveled to Louisiana State University- Lafayette, LA.  The course was hosted by Tiina Garrison, PhD, MS, CSCS, who has been certified with the Sportsmetrics program since March of 2008.  Tiina was kind enough to get me acquainted with local tradition on arrival including a swamp tour and introduction to…

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Sportsmetrics Tennis Paper Published

Read Full Article Abstract Objective: Tennis requires speed, agility, and explosive power. Few studies have assessed the effects of a training program in junior players who are not on an elite or national level. We evaluated the impact of a program that combined components of a knee ligament injury prevention program with other exercises to…

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Sportsmetrics April Course

On April 18-19, we certified 18 new instructors from across the country.  Healthcare professionals traveled from as far as Ottawa to become experts in knee injury prevention training.  We welcome our new certified sites and thank you for your dedication to the Sportsmetrics program! Lindsay Aarseth, MS, ATC, NSCA-CPT:  Black Hills Surgical Hospital, Rapid City,…

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Sportsmetrics March Course

On March 21-22, we certified 19 new health care professionals in Sportsmetrics training.  Our class traveled from Michigan, Nebraska, Mississippi, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana and Wyoming.  We were happy to certify 6 individuals in our own healthcare system and look forward to seeing Sportsmetrics grow throughout our community and the country.  We welcome our newly certified…

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First Course to Kick Off 2015

We kicked off our 1st certification course of 2015 with 5-8 inches of snow! Remarkably all of our course participants made it safely without delays or cancellations, traveling from Pennsylvania, New York, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Minnesota and New Mexico!  Perhaps the most difficult trip came for the two traveling the shortest distance…Erich Koenig and Ashley Stanko…

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TAI Web Course

On November 1st and 2nd, we held a web course for Therapeutic Associates (TAI) in Portland, OR.  Throughout the years we have held one private course for TAI in Bend, OR in 2005 and one additional web course hosted at their Hillsboro, OR location in 2010.  We have certified over 40 of their therapy staff…

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November 15-16 Course

Our November 15th – 16th course was full of surprises that kept us on our toes, including a power outage and a very long and COLD evacuation due to a false fire alarm.  I guess there is a first time for everything and two of ours fell on the same day!  Nevertheless, our course participants…

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October 4-5 Certification Group

On October 4th and 5th, we held a smaller group certification course for 11 healthcare professionals throughout the country. Physical therapists and athletic trainers came from Georgia, Ohio, Louisiana, Michigan, New York and Texas to learn how to prevent ACL injuries in their communities.  Unfortunately, our course attendees missed the beautiful fall weather we were…

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Emeryville Sports Physical Therapy Private Course

On July 26-27, Sportsmetrics traveled to Emeryville, CA to host a private course with Robert Baker and his sports medicine colleagues in the San Francisco area. We would like to thank Bob for inviting us and the entire Emeryville group for making it a course to remember.  We would like to welcome our newly certified…

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