Running Injury Prevention Training

Also known as: Running training.

What is running injury prevention training?

Running injury prevention training is a program  designed to improve strength, power, flexibility and running mechanics to reduce the risk of running related injuries and maximize performance.

What happens during the training?

The runner will be instructed in a specialized training program to improve muscular strength, power and flexibility. The runner will also be trained to perform specific drills aimed to improve running mechanics.

Is any special preparation needed?

No special preparation is needed for the tests. Running shoes should be worn.

What are the risk factors?

Even after running injury prevention training, there is still a risk that a runner can become injured during activity.


Upcoming Events

ACL Injury Prevention Training Group Class

A training program designed to correct biomechanical risk factors of an ACL injury, focused on improving strength, power, and agility and led by Sports Health Performance Specialists. Program consists of 4-10 participants and offered once or twice a week, over 6 weeks. 

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Running Injury Prevention Group Class

A training program designed to correct biomechanical risk factors of a runner and improve strength, power, and running mechanics, led by Sports Health Performance Specialists. Program consists of 4-10 participants and offered once or twice a week, over 6 weeks.

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Dance Injury Prevention Group Class

A training program designed to improve strength, range of motion, balance and neuromuscular control to enhance performance and reduce the risk of dance related injuries. Program consists of 4-10 participants and offered once or twice a week, over 6 weeks.

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Off-Season Sports Conditioning Group Class

This program is designed to prepare athletes for their individual sports season to ensure optimize sports performance and prevent injury. Athletes will focus a periodization of 3 weeks strength and endurance phase, followed by a 3 week power phase led by Sports Health Performance Specialists. Program consists of 4-10 participants and is offered once or twice a week, over 6 weeks. 

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Reviewed by: Lauren Butler, PT, DPT, SCS

This page was last updated on: 5/11/2018 1:40:01 PM



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