Runners University

New Year, New Goals: Fitness through Walking and Running

 

Need help getting ready for your first 5k or reaching fitness goals in the new year? Experts from a variety of fields will share insights, advice and latest research during this free half-day event presented by Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, and Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. Register now

Runners University
Saturday, February 2, 2013
8:00 am -12:00 pm

FREE with registration below or by calling 847-578-8410

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
3333 Green Bay Road, North Chicago 60064

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PROGRAM INFORMATION:

Moderator Robert Joseph, DPM, PhD, FACFAS

Lectures

  • Nutrition & Diet in Training and Fitness:  Christina Chodos, CHC, AADP
  • Getting the “Green Light” to Train from your Physician: Kara Vormittag, MD
  • How to Develop a Training Program: Jeff Damaschke, PT, DPT, MS, OCS
  • Cross Training: Jeff Damaschke, PT, DPT, MS, OCS
  • Exercise Attire: Accommodating for Training in All Weather Conditions: Brian Schoenborn, MS, ACSM

 
“Hands On” Interactive Workshops

  • Fit vs. Ideal

Learn to evaluate and measure progress in your training and fitness and understand the significance of Body  Mass Index (BMI), blood pressure, and heart rate in health and fitness

Presented by: Department of Physical Therapy in the College of Health Professions, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science



  • Stretching, Strengthening and Core Training
Learn the importance of flexibility and strength in maintaining fitness and preventing injury on your path to reaching your fitness goals

Presented by: Department of Physical Therapy in the College of Health Professions, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, and Essential Fitness

 

  • Walking, Running and the Biomechanics of Your Shoes

Learn how your foot and leg mechanics affect how you experience the ground while running and walking with and without shoes. Test how well your perceived style of running (midfoot, forefoot, heel striker styles) relates to your actual style of running in our gait lab.

Presented by: Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine & Center for Lower Extremity Ambulation and Research (CLEAR), Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

 


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