Category Archives: Q&A

Episode 70: Coach’s Corner – Behavior Change and Working With Challenging Athletes



The final instalment in our Coaches Corner series is here! 

In this edition, Quinn details a case study about one of his athletes, and the crew chimes in with some words of wisdom on programming considerations, our role in managing our athletes, behavior change, and the value of our emotional capital as clinicians and coaches. 

The team also answers some of the fantastic questions from you guys, the Clinical Athlete Community! 

Enjoy the episode!

Connect with the ClinicalAthlete Crew on Instagram:
Taylor: @taylorallenflanick
Quinn: @quinn.henochdpt
John: @rebuildstrongeronline
Jared: @jaredmaynard_pt
 
Find a ClinicalAthlete Provider and learn more about Athlete Health & Performance at https://www.clinicalathlete.com
 
Produced by John Summerford

 


Episode 68: Coach’s Corner – Managing Recurring Injury Flare Ups



The anticipation has been killing you guys, hasn’t it? The long awaited “Part 2” to the Coaches Corner series is here! It’s like the original Star Wars trilogy, minus the billion dollar budget.
 
On this episode the Clinical Athlete Crew dives into Jared’s case study! We drop some knowledge bombs on managing injury flare ups and the communication that needs to be had with athletes surrounding that process. Stay tuned for Part 3!
 
Connect with the ClinicalAthlete Crew on Instagram:
Taylor: @taylorallenflanick
Quinn: @quinn.henochdpt
John: @rebuildstrongeronline
Jared: @jaredmaynard_pt
 
Find a ClinicalAthlete Provider and learn more about Athlete Health & Performance at https://www.clinicalathlete.com
 
Produced by John Summerford


Episode 30: Debunking Misinformation



Is there a science to debunking misinformation? Well, the short answer is: yes. We welcome Michael Amato, DPT back onto the show to discuss the most effective approaches to correcting misinformation. *Lookin at YOU social media*

Follow Michael on Instagram:
@michaelvamato

Links to the articles that we discussed:
https://www.routledgehandbooks.com/doi/10.4324/9780203154472.ch3
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28895452https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03637751.2018.1467564

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https://www.clinicalathlete.com


Episode 26: Q&A Series #7 with Eric Lagoy



In this episode, we welcome Eric Lagoy, DPT onto the show to answer questions from the ClinicalAthlete community, and to talk about the amazing Exercise Prescription class that he teaches for Quinnipiac’s DPT program!

Topics Covered
-Beard Maintenance
-Barriers to starting an exercise prescription course
-Do today’s students have a better understanding of S&C?
-Differences between exercise prescription and S&C courses
-What place does the science of pain have in an Ex Rx course?
-Example case studies in Eric’s Ex Rx class
-What role does power development have in gen pop?
-Strength training programming in Ex Rx class
Follow Eric on Instagram @emlagoydpt
To learn more about the ClinicalAthlete Community: https://www.clinicalathlete.com

Episode 25: Q&A Series #6 Student Edition with Taylor Eckel



In this episode, we welcome Student Physical Therapist Taylor Eckel onto the show to talk about the student experience and answer questions from the ClinicalAthlete Community!
Topics Covered:

– 6:06 How can clinicians support students?
– 11:00 Finding time to do ‘extra’ learning
– 21:55 Dealing with peer resistance
– 29:04 Tips to undergrads for PT school
– 38:00 The student journey
– 41:53 ACL prevention programs.
– 51:05 Sciatic nerve tension
Follow Taylor on Instagram @taylor.eckel

Learn more about the ClinicalAthlete Community:
https://www.clinicalathlete.com

Episode 22: Q&A Series #5 Student Edition with Nate Wong



In this episode, we welcome Student Physical Therapist Nate Wong onto the show to talk about the student experience and answer questions from the ClinicalAthlete Community!
Topics Covered:
– 7:13: Handling resistance from professors and peers
– 19:46: How can professionals better support students
– 29:08: Balancing curriculum information with other knowledge
– 45:55: How does strength & conditioning knowledge help you in school
– 49:50: Tips for the graduate school interview process
Follow Nate on Instagram @thatonedood7

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Episode 20: Q&A Series #4 with John Flagg



In this episode, we answer questions from the ClinicalAthlete Community, with special guest John Flagg!
Topics Covered:
– 7:19: The future of Athletic Trainers
– 21:54: Applying load management in the athletic training setting
– 33:42: Injury Prevention
– 50:18: Pain Tolerance

Follow John on Instagram @rebuildstrongeronline
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Episode 19: Q&A Series #3 with Michael Amato



In this episode, we answer questions from the ClinicalAthlete Community!
Topics Covered:
– 6:09: Handling disagreement with colleagues
– 15:51: Affective-reflective theory of physical inactivity
– 21:25: Peripheral vs. central sensitization
– 42:07: Future research that we would like to see
Follow Michael on Instagram @michaelvamato

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Episode 18: Q&A Series #2 with Steph Allen



In this episode, we answer questions from the ClinicalAthlete Community with special guest Steph Allen, DPT!
– 7:00: Compliance & fear avoidance with ACL rehab
– 16:06: Using the objective measures learned in school
– 27:22: Applying acute:chronic workload ratios to barbell sports
– 40:09: Residencies – are they worth it?
– 47:14: Advice to new grads making a 5-year plan
Follow Steph on Instagram @stephallen.dpt
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Episode 17: Q&A Series #1



In this episode, we answer questions from the ClinicalAthlete Community!
– 2:24: Management of DOMS
– 11:30: Learning about integrating S&C into rehab
– 21:25: Tempo work and overuse injuries
– 30:00: Specificity of diagnoses and documentation
– 44:45: Approaching professors about curriculum
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