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Healthcare Perspectives for Today’s Runner

Saturday, May 4 at 8:30 AM
Des Moines University, Lecture Hall 2, Des Moines, IA, 50312 Show Map

Presented by the DMU Sports Medicine Club.

Let DMU Sports Medicine Club help you get your spring training back into gear injury free!

The seminar is free and open to runners of all levels of experience.

Speakers will provide consumers with basic knowledge regarding common running injuries, prevention and treatment, shoe selection, hydration, and developing individualized training programs.

Speaker schedule

8:30 – 9:10

Everything Starts with the Feet: Injury and Shoe Selection

Dr. Mindi Feilmeier, D.P.M., FACFAS, assistant professor and clinical faculty, Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines University

9:15 – 9:55

Muscular Strains: Performance Affects and Self-Treatment

Dr. G.  Klock, D.O., F.A.A.O., chairman and associate professor, Osteopathic Manual Medicine, Des Moines University

9:55 – 10:05 Break
10:05 – 10:45

Biomechanics of Running and the Faulty Mechanics Leading to Injury

Alisa Drapeaux, DPT, ATC, LAT, clinic director at Physiotherapy Associates Ankeny South location

10:50 – 11:45

Hydration Strategies for Optimizing Health and Performance

Julia A. Moffitt, Ph.D., associate professor, Physiology & Pharmacology, Des Moines University

11:30 – 12:05

Developing an Individualized Training Program

Matt Zepeda,  head coach, Zoom Performance

12:05 Panel discussion


If you have any questions please contact Nolan.C.Wright@dmu.edu.

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