MCAT ShopTalk Feb 2020: Overhead Athlete Warm-Up & Exercise Workshop

MCAT ShopTalk Feb 2020: “Overhead Athlete Warm-Up & Exercise Workshop” (1.0 BOC Approved Cat A)

Presenter: Ryan Stevens, MPS, LAT, ATC, CSCS

When: Tuesday, February 25th, 11am-12:30pm. Lunch provided!

Location: New Jersey Athletic Club, 4152 Quakerbridge Road, Lawrenceville, NJ

Who’s invited? Athletic Trainers who work in or live in the Mercer County, NJ area

Athletic Trainers in any sports setting have the ability to create a positive influence on reducing the injury risk of the overhead athletes they work with. Strategies implemented both via purposeful dynamic warm-up as well as with a time-efficient complementary exercise training program can play a great role in helping your teams perform at a higher level. In this workshop, Ryan Stevens, MPS, LAT, ATC, CSCS will be sharing some tips that he has implemented during his 16 year career with baseball, softball, volleyball, and tennis athletes of multiple skill levels.

Learning Gap: Practical application of overhead athlete-specific exercises


  1. Participants will understand the importance and purposeful sequencing of a total body dynamic warm up program intended to reduce injury risk
  2. Participants will be able to develop and deliver a practical 12 minute dynamic warm up program specifically tailored to the mechanical and performance needs of overhead athletes
  3. Participants will learn and be able to apply 10 "Bang-For-Your-Buck" exercises meant to address common areas of deficit in overhead athletes

Reserve your spot by registering by Saturday, February 22nd, 2020!

RWJ Rehabilitation Center New Jersey Athletic Club (NJAC)

4152 Quakerbridge Road

Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

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