Clinical Running Health
Running Health: Clinically Applied Biomechanics
Delve into the cutting-edge realm of running biomechanics with our Clinical Running Analysis course. Led by expert instructors, this program goes beyond myth-busting, providing clinicians with the latest research and essential tools for a comprehensive observational running analysis. Explore critical phases, key events, and the correlation between abnormal biomechanics and prevalent issues. By the course's end, you'll be adept at conducting a thorough running analysis within a mere 5 minutes, empowering you to enhance your practice and elevate your expertise in the field of running biomechanics.
Enrollment: 62 Days
About the Instructors
Richard Souza, PT, PhD, ATC, CSCS, received his Ph.D. in biomechanics from the University of Southern California. He joined the UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging in May 2008 as a postdoctoral scholar focusing on quantitative MRI of cartilage. Rich is a faculty member in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science at UCSF where he has involvement and special focus in projects that evaluate the loading behavior on cartilage health. Dr. Souza has presented nationally on topics of biomechanics and running injuries, including at ACSM and APTA conferences.
Christopher DaPrato, DPT, SCS, CSCS, MFDc, obtained his Master’s degree in physical therapy from CSULB and his clinical doctorate in physical therapy from Temple University. DaPrato was an Associate Professor in the PT and Orthopedics departments, & works primarily with the sports orthopedic population. He currently is a team PT for Div. 1 athletes at Cal and works extensively with their track and field, football, and soccer teams. DaPrato has been teaching CE courses over the last several years in the areas of athlete return to play, specialty concepts related to the LE, endurance athlete management, and unique manual therapy applications for injuries & athletes.
Anthony Luke, MD, MPH, completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Boston and a master's degree in public health at Harvard University. Dr. Luke is board-certified in primary care for sports medicine, & has experience serving as medical race director for the SF Marathon, Nike Women's Marathon, the SJ Rock N Roll Half, and Escape from Alcatraz.