NEHRSA & The Micheli Center Presents: Practical Applications for Cutting Edge Running & ACL Research

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NEHRSA & The Micheli Center Presents:
Practical Applications for Cutting Edge
Running & ACL Research

Thursday, February 12th, 2015 | 10:00am – 3:00pm

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to prevent running and ACL injuries in your clients from two of Boston Children’s Hospital’s most renowned Sports Medicine physicians and Injury Prevention Specialists at The Micheli Center. Running is one of the most popular activities with clients and during this session you will discover how to teach them simple steps they can take to prevent common injuries. Likewise, ACL tears are a devastating injury that can derail your clients’ fitness goals; knowing how to prevent these injuries and how to work with clients who have already suffered from them can bring you to the next level as a trainer.

8:00am – 10:00am
Tour the Micheli Center
Attendees can tour the Micheli Center and enjoy
a free workout before the workshop
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10:00am -11:00am
Running Injury Prevention
Dr. Pierre d’Hemecourt M.D., FAC SM
Director of the Running Program. He is also the Director of Primary Care in the Division of Sports Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital, a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, Co-Medical Director of the Boston Marathon, President of the International Institute of Race Medicine, and Director of the Sports Ultrasound.During this presentation attendees will learn:
– Common running deficiencies and their role in injuries
– How gait retraining can help your clients
– The science behind dynamic warm ups for runners
– Latest research on running injury prevention
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11:00am – 12:00pm
ACL Injuries and Prevention
Dr. Ellen Geminiani M.D.
Practicing Physician and Faculty Member in the Division of Sports Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital
During this presentation attendees will learn:
– What are the common causes of an ACL injury
– How can an ACL injury be prevented
– What a personal trainer can expect from their client after ACL reconstructions
– Latest research on ACL injury prevention
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12:45pm – 2:00pm:
Demo of Gait Retraining & Dynamic Warm-up Exercises 2:00pm – 3:00pm:
Demo of ACL Prevention ExercisesThe Micheli Center’s Certified Athletic Trainers
The Micheli Center’s Certified Athletic Trainers will lead a hands on injury prevention class for gait retraining, dynamic warm ups, and ACL prevention exercises from the morning’s presentations. Attendees will have the opportunity to demo the center’s testing equipment during tours and after presentations.During the hands on demos, attendees will learn:
– What does a dynamic warm up look like and how to implement them
ointo a client’s routine
– Proper stretches and strengthening exercises to prevent common running injuries
– Key exercises to strengthen knees, hips, and the surrounding muscles to
osafeguard against ACL’S injuries
– Proper landing, cutting, & squatting techniques – three motions that frequently
ocause ACL tears when performed incorrectly
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Who Should Attend?
Owners, GMs, Fitness Directors and Personal Trainers

Certification Credits
will be provided through the following organizations:
ACE, ACSM, NASM & NSCA


The workshop will be held at:

The Micheli Center, 9 Hope Avenue, Waltham, MA 02453

Registration Fee:
NEHRSA Member Registration Fee: $119 per person*
Non-Member Registration Fee: $139 per person*
Register 3 people and the 4th is FREE!!
* Lunch is included in registration fee.

CLICK HERE to register online today! 

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