“Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding Injury Prevention “
Presented by Jason Lunden, DPT, Sports Clinical Specialist
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Bozeman Public Library Community Room
Community Education Series – free and open to the public
What You Will Learn:
- How to recognize common alpine skiing & snowboarding injuries.
- Ways to prevent injuries in skiing & snowboarding.
- Learn the best exercises for injury prevention.
- How to manage an injury after it happens.
- Q&A with the Physical Therapist after the talk.
Jason Lunden, DPT, Board Certified Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy, specializes in the rehabilitation and prevention of sports-related injuries, with a particular interest in the biomechanics of sporting activities – running, cycling, skiing, snowboarding and overhead athletics. He has published on the topic of shoulder biomechanics and the rehabilitation of knee injuries and has a strong commitment to educating others. He is a frequent, well-received local and national presenter on the topics of sports rehabilitation and injury prevention. Jason also serves as a physical therapist for the US Snowboarding and US Freeskiing teams.
Jason received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Minnesota, where he was the recipient of the Gary L. Soderberg DPT Visionary Award, the Mary A. McEvoy Award for Public Engagement and Leadership, the MN APTA Outstanding Physical Therapy Student Award, and the President’s Student Leadership and Service Award. Receiving a Masters of Arts in Cell and Molecular Biology from St. Cloud State University and a Bachelors of Arts from St. Olaf College, Jason is a former faculty member of the Fairview Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program. He also received specialized training through the Minnesota Sports Medicine Sports Physical Therapy Residency and received his board certification as a Sports Physical Therapy Clinical Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association. Jason is also a Clinical BikeFit Pro Fitter. As an avid snowboarder, cyclist, runner and Nordic skier, he enjoys spending his time outdoors with his family.