This is the first in a series of dialogues between Gray Cook, PT, and Craig Liebenson, DC, in which they share their insights about the origins and evolution of functional movement assessment. Their discussion covers a wide range of topics from regional interdependence, the kinetic chain, the Prague School, to the SFMA and Malcolm Gladwell. In this conversation, these two authorities discuss where the physical therapy and chiropractic professions are headed.
Duration: 38 minutes; Transcript: 9 pages; Mp3 file size: 99 MBs
• Introduction (0:40)
• Structure & Function Relationship – Gray (4:10)
• Neurological Influences – Gray (6:30)
• Reset, Reinforce, Reload – Gray (8:55)
• Predictable Patterns – Craig (11:45)
• Regional Interdependence – Gray (15:55)
• Checklist Systems – Gray (16:25)
• Paint a Picture of your Clients – Craig (22:45)
• Checklists Minimize Mistakes – Gray (24:30)
• Standing Where I’m Standing – Gray (26:25)
• Think Outside the Box – Craig (29:00)
• Teaching Function in Schools – Craig (31:45)
• Bringing Professions Together – Gray (34:50)
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Gray Cook consults with professional and university coaches and athletes, and teaches on various aspects of physical therapy, sports medicine and performance enhancement. His over-riding philosophy is that movement professionals must first understand human movement patterns. He's the author of Movement: Functional Movement Systems: Screening, Assessment, Corrective Strategies
and Athletic Body in Balance
and the creator of over a dozen DVD packages. His two main websites are GrayCook.com
Craig Liebenson is a chiropractic physician and the Director of L.A. Sports & Spine, a pain management, rehabilitation & performance enhancement center. He is the editor of the book and DVD set entitled Rehabilitation of the Spine: A Practitioner's Manual,
and recently released the DVD series, Yoga & Ergonomics; Core Stability Training; & Functional-Performance Training.
He is currently a consultant for the M.L.B. Arizona Diamondbacks, Athletes Performance International and the Boston Sports Medicine and Performance Group. He regularly updates his blog at craigliebenson.com.
You'll also enjoy their other conversations, Myths and Misunderstandings about the FMS and SFMA and Hat Tip to Professor Janda.
TAGS: Movement screening | Chiropractic | Physical therapy | Functional training | Pain and injury | Back pain | Breathing | Health and wellness