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Barefoot Science Webinars

The optimizing proprioceptive stimulation in fall reduction programming

With Dr Emily Splichal, DPM, MS, CES

Did you know that most age-related falls occur during ambulation? Often thought of as a subconscious movement pattern research now shows that walking actually requires a certain level of cognitive function or more specifically the ability to dual-task cognitive and proprioceptive processes.

Join Podiatrist, Human Movement Specialist and Inventor of Naboso Technology Dr Emily Splichal as she reviews the most common age-related gait changes and how we can more effectively design our fall reduction programming to target both proprioceptive and cognitive processes.

 

The barefoot advantage : Understanding surface science

With Dr Emily Splichal, DPM, MS, CES

The skin on the bottom of the foot is the gateway between the ground and the nervous system. Evolution and neurophysiology require plantar peripheral stimulation for central proximal stabilization.

Join Dr Emily, Podiatrist and Inventor of Naboso Technology, as she explores how understanding surface science can enhance your client, patient and athlete programming. From shoes to surfaces we must carry the barefoot advantage and the concept of small nerve proprioceptive stimulation.

Learn how surface science impacts:

  • stabilization rates
  • landing techniques
  • force production
  • plus more
 

Run Injury free : Understanding impact forces

With Dr Emily Splichal, DPM, MS, CES

From cardiovascular benefits to weight loss, running is one of the most common forms of exercise. But did you know that over 70% of runners will experience an overuse-related injury?

Join us as we host Dr Emily Splichal, Podiatrist and found of the Evidence Based Fitness Academy (EBFA). Learn about running-related injuries and simple techniques you can apply to prevent and treat. Topics to be covered include:

  • Explore how running-related injuries are linked to delayed or altered perception of impact forces
  • Learn the association between vibration, fascial tensioning and the transfer of potential energy
  • Discover the power of foot to core sequencing via short foot activation and how to integrate this exercise into your programming
  • Understanding how to build from the ground up programming to reduce impact related injuries in runners
 

Current trends in (Bare) Foot research & Client programming

With Dr Emily Splichal, DPM, MS, CES

(Bare) foot research and the concept of foot strength in function and performance is not a new topic - however - advances in research provide increasing evidence for the need to incorporate barefoot science into all our client and athlete programming.

Join EBFA Founder Dr Emily as she reviews all the latest research in foot function, barefoot science, local stabilization and fascial integration - including tips for effective and evidence-based exercises.

 

Fascial tensioning & the bodyweight athlete

With Dr Emily Splichal, DPM, MS, CES

Fascia and tensegrity take on a whole new meaning as a bodyweight athlete. From faster joint stability to more efficient transfer of forces, tapping into the fascial system is the linchpin to optimizing performance.

Join Dr Emily as she explores concepts in fascial tensioning and fascial elasticity as it relates to both foot and hand strength. After this workshop you will be both barefoot strong and grip strong!

 

Role of Compression Apparel in Movement Efficiency

With Dr Emily Splichal, DPM, MS, CES

Is compression wear the secret to improving athletic performance? Or is this apparel all a fad?

Join Dr Emily as she reviews the science of movement efficiency and whether compression apparel and sleeves can give the athlete a competitive edge.

Learn when and where to use compression while screening which clients or athletes it is most appropriate for.

 

Run Injury Free! Activate the Innate loading response

With Dr Emily Splichal, DPM, MS, CES

From cardiovascular benefits to weight loss, running is one of the most common forms of exercise. But did you know that over 70% of runners will experience an overuse-related injury?

The cause for these injuries? A delay in the laoding response!

Join Dr Emily as she explores the innate loading response and how to decrease risk of running-related injuries by tapping into this neuromuscular response system. Learn simple techniques you can apply on your runners or yourself right away!

 

Barefoot Training and the shod athlete

With Dr Emily Splichal, DPM, MS, CES

Robins et al. demonstrated that shod athletes had a higher foot and ankle injury risk compared to barefoot athletes - yet footwear seems to provide the traction and "stability" needed for certain shod sports.

Join Dr Emily as she explores the role footwear plays in injury risk and challenges modern footwear design with advances in barefoot science. Learn the benefits of integrating barefoot activation and small nerve stimulation in the shod athlete to reduce injury and improve performance!

 

Barefoot Training Guidelines. Are they necessary?

With Dr Emily Splichal, DPM, MS, CES

Join Dr Emily Splichal, Podiatrist & Founder of the Evidence-Based Fitness Academy for this FREE 20 Minute webinar. Learn about the exciting new Barefoot Training Specialist® course from EBFA and how you can be at the forefront of the barefoot training movement.

Through proper, effective and foot-type specific barefoot programming you can change the way you look at movement patterns and mobility.

 

Bells & Bare Feet : The Why behind barefoot kettlebell training

With Dr Emily Splichal, DPM, MS, CES

Join Dr Emily Splichal of EBFA and David Ganulin of Kettlebell Concepts for this FREE informational 20 minute webinar as we discuss the upcoming barefoot kettlebell training workshop in NYC. From improved proprioceptive feedback to integrated muscle activation, learn the "why" behind these two effective
training techniques!

 

Can vibration training enhance your barefoot programming?

With Dr Emily Splichal, DPM, MS, CES

Current evidence suggests that vibration training is effective in enhancing strength, power and athletic performance in humans. With plantar cutaneous receptors sensitive to vibrations, can this training technique be applied to a barefoot program? And if so, would your clients better improve proprioceptive feedback, increase ankle stability and reduce injury risk by integrating vibration training into their barefoot program?

Join Dr Emily as she explores the science behind vibration training and its role in exercise science and sports performance. Learn the benefits of this training technique and the advancing role of this modality.

 

Barefoot Rx: Solutions to common barefoot running injuries

With Dr Emily Splichal, DPM, MS, CES

Join Barefoot Training Specialist & Podiatrist, Dr Emily for an educational webinar that looks at evidence-based solutions to the most common barefoot running injuries. As a medical expert for The Barefoot Runner's Society and having treated hundreds of runners, Dr Emily share the "why" behind stress fractures, achilles tendonitis and top of foot pain.

 

Barefoot SCience: A Role in the Rehab Setting?

With Dr Emily Splichal, DPM, MS, CES

As we enter 2013, the top of barefoot running and training is still hot! As researchers continue to explore the benefits of running/training without shoes - can we begin to apply these concepts in the corrective exercise and rehab setting?

Join Dr Emily as she explores the latest in barefoot science and specifically the power behind this training technique in the rehab setting. From clients with ankle instability to patients with SI joint dysfunction, learn the vast applications of barefoot training.