Navigation Links
Performance Health Supports Evidence-Based Practice with Annual Research Meeting -- Collaborative Product Research Enables Evidence-Led Decisions That Benefit Patients
Date:8/28/2013

Akron, OH (PRWEB) August 28, 2013

Twenty-five research projects, with findings ranging from sports performance and exercise prescription to neck and elbow pain treatments, were presented at the 15th annual Performance Health Scientific Advisory Committee meeting (known as TRAC) held August 1 - 4, 2013 in Moscow, Russia.

Seventeen multi-disciplinary researchers, educators and clinicians met to present and discuss research on Thera-Band® and Biofreeze® products. The diverse group represented six countries and seven different professional disciplines, including physical therapy, massage therapy, athletic training, strength and conditioning, exercise physiology, chiropractic and epidemiology.

"In addition to the significant body of research presented in Moscow, our TRAC members have published 31 papers and abstracts, including 11 collaborative projects over the past 12 months," stated Dr. Phil Page, Director of Clinical Education and Research for Performance Health. "This group fully exemplifies the commitment of Performance Health to research and education over the past 15 years."

Click here to view the proceedings from the meeting.

Attendees of the 15th annual TRAC meeting were:

  • Lacy Alexander, PhD, FACSM, Penn State University, State College, PA, USA     
  • Lars L. Andersen, PhD, National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • David Behm, PhD, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada
  • Barton N. Bishop, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, Sport & Spine Rehab / Sport & Spine Athletics, Rockville, MD, USA
  • Tony Brosky, PT, DHS, SCS, Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY, USA
  • Duane Button, PhD, CSEP-CEP, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada
  • Juan Carlos Colado, PhD, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
  • Todd Ellenbecker, DPT, MS, SCS, OCS, CSCS, Physiotherapy Associates Inc., Scottsdale, AZ, USA
  • Jeff Forman, PhD, LMT, NCTMB, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA, USA
  • Jay Greenstein, DC, CCSP, Sport & Spine Rehab / Sport & Spine Athletics, Fort Washington, MD, USA
  • Andre Labbe, PT, Total Package Performance, New Orleans, LA, USA
  • Michael Rogers, PhD, CSCS, FACSM, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, USA
  • Sergey Starikov, PhD, Russian Ministry of Defense, Moscow, Russia
  • Timothy Tyler, MS, PT, ATC, Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine & Athletic Trauma, New York, NY, USA
  • Michael Voight, PT, DHSc, OCS, SCS, ATC, FAPTA, Belmont University School of Physical Therapy, Nashville, TN, USA
  • Leo Y.L. Wang, BSc, (PT), MPH, PhD, Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine of First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
  • Kate Wolin, ScD, FACSM, Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA

"Performance Health supports international research on Thera-Band and Biofreeze products. In addition to research from the Scientific Advisory Committee, the Academy supports over 30 independent research projects around the world," concluded Dr. Page. "The Thera-BandAcademy.com website hosts the largest research database on elastic resistance and other Performance Health product lines."

About the Academy

The Thera-Band® Academy was formed to scientifically document the benefits of resistance exercise and pain relief, guide the company in its development of new products and exercise programs, and to promote therapeutic exercise and pain management through professional and consumer education. The Academy web site is a unique resource that connects healthcare professionals and consumers to the ever growing body of knowledge on exercise. Registration is free and provides access to the largest database of rehab exercises, protocols, research and education in the world.

About Performance Health

Featuring leading brands like Thera-Band®, Biofreeze®, Cramer®, and Pedigenix®, Performance Health offers a broad portfolio of products for the therapy, rehabilitation, wellness, massage, sports medicine, performance and podiatric markets. In addition to market-leading products, Performance Health provides practice building support, evidence-based protocols, clinical and product education, turn-key dispensing and pain management solutions.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/TRAC2013/Moscow/prweb11060751.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Houston Texans Install Brock PowerBase Underneath New Synthetic Practice Field to Maximize Player Safety and Performance
2. Golf Strength Training
3. How “Power Golf Training” Helps People Improve Their Golf Performance – V-kool
4. 368 Performance Launches Find Your Fit Challenge Powered by TLS®
5. Myofascial Rolling Shown to Increase Flexibility Without Inhibiting Performance
6. Professional Center for Enhanced Performance Uses Neurofeedback
7. Sensitive parenting can boost premature childrens school performance
8. i2i’s Knowledge on Demand Analytics Platform Helps Health Care Providers Achieve Transformational Gains in Performance and Profitability
9. Machine-Like Performance in Skateboarding Receives Guinness World Record™ Status for Performance at The International Distance Skateboard Association Ultraskate
10. Eagle Ridge of Decatur Affordable Assisted Living to Host String Ensemble Performance
11. Cheap Jeff Dunham Tickets: BuyCheapTicketsToEvents.com Cuts Prices on Tickets for all 2013 Jeff Dunham Performances
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... The American Board of Family Medicine's (ABFM) ... and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Dr. James C. Puffer upon his retirement. Dr. Newton ... until Dr. Puffer’s retirement at the end of 2018. Upon assuming the role of ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Lori R. Somekh, ... member of ElderCounsel, a national organization of elder law and special needs planning attorneys. ... and rules. It also provides a forum to network with elder law attorneys nationwide,” ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Ellevate Network, the leading network for professional women, brought together ... equality at their inaugural Summit in New York City in June. The event was ... of over 3 million. To watch the Mobilize Women video, click here . ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... Agile Software Development, has been awarded a contract by the Center for Medicare ... (BPA) aims to accelerate the enterprise use of Agile methodologies in a consistent ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... CitiDent and San Francisco dentists, Dr. ... Oventus O2Vent technology. As many as 18 million Americans are estimated to suffer ... Oral appliances can offer significant relief to about 75 percent of people with ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/10/2017)... Oct. 10, 2017   West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. ... for injectable drug administration, today shared the results of ... for improving the intradermal administration of polio vaccines. The ... Summit in May 2017 by Dr. Ondrej Mach ... World Health Organization (WHO), and recently published in the ...
(Date:10/4/2017)... , Oct. 4, 2017 ... single-use, self-contained, illuminating medical devices, today announced regulatory ... Health Surveillance Agency (or Agência Nacional de Vigilância ... first single-use, cordless surgical retractor with integrated LED ... optimal access, illumination and exposure of a tissue ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... 2017 The Rebound mobile app is poised to ... the tide of prescription drug addiction. The app empowers users ... and stepping down their dosage in a safe, controlled manner ... 2017; the first 100,000 people to sign up will enjoy ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: