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Returning to Distance Running After an Injury

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Episode 62 of The Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast is now available! This month, Bryan and Jeremy sit down with Eric J Hegedus, PT, DPT, PhD, MHS from Tufts University to discuss returning to distance running after an injury. Info from this episode can help therapists better understand how to treat patients looking to return to competition.
Dr. Hegedus is a Professor and founding program director for the Tufts Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program in Phoenix, AZ. He previously was the Founding Chair of High Point University’s Department of Physical Therapy. He has authored over 85 peer-reviewed publications, a textbook, now in its second edition and translated into 5 languages, and 7 book chapters. Dr. Hegedus has received multiple awards including the American Physical Therapy Association’s James a Gould Excellence in Orthopaedic Teaching Award and a four-time winner of the Excellence in Physical Therapy Teaching award. Dr. Hegedus is a founder and director of Targeted Enhanced Athletic Movement (TEAM), a community-based health and wellness program designed to improve athletic performance and prevent injury in active people.
You can listen to this month’s episode below or wherever you get your podcasts.

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Injury-Resistant vs. Recently Injured Runners

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Welcome to episode 61 of The Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast! Today, we speak with Sarah Dillon of Dublin City University. Sarah is a Chartered Physiotherapist and PhD candidate in the School of Health and Human Performance. Her research, funded by the Insight SFI Research centre for Data Analytics centers around lower limb injuries among recreational runners. In this episode, we examine whether or not pre-existing injuries effects a runner’s overall performance. Bryan and Sarah review factors of the DCU Running Injury Surveillance (RISC) Study including how often participants ran, their training regimen previous to the study, and where their injury was located.

Information gathered from this podcast can help clinicians in assessing patient recovery time and exercises. You can find more information about Sarah’s first output of her research from the American College of Sports Medicine’s research journal, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise (MSSE).

Dillon S, Burke A, Whyte EF, O’Connor S, Gore S, Moran KA. Do Injury-Resistant Runners Have Distinct Differences in Clinical Measures Compared to Recently Injured Runners? Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2021 Apr 23. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000002649. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33899779.

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Optimal Loading for Preventing and Managing Bone Stress Injuries

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Welcome to episode 60 of The Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast! This month, we’re speaking with Stuart Warden, PT, PhD, FACSM, FASBMR of Indiana University about optimal loading for preventing and managing bone stress injuries.

Dr. Warden is a Professor within the Departments of Physical Therapy, Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology, and Biomedical Engineering; Associate Dean for Research within the IU School of Health and Human Sciences; and Director of the Musculoskeletal Function, Imaging and Tissue (MSK-FIT) Resource Core within the Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health. He has contributed over 140 publications and has a particular interest in the effects of physical activity on the skeleton. He has been awarded funding from the National Institutes of Health and Department of Defense, and has been the recipient of awards from the American College of Sports Medicine, American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, and Orthopaedic Research Society. He currently serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy and Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise and is a member of the editorial board for 5 other journals.

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Middle School Distance Running

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Adam Tenforde, MD from Harvard Medical School is our guest for this episode of The Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast. Dr. Tenforde is an associate professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a sports medicine physician at the Spaulding National Running Center – one of the only centers in the United States exclusively dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of running-related injuries. Dr. Tenforde has the unique perspective of being both a physician and a former professional runner who was an All-American at Stanford University where he contributed to three NCAA National Team Championships and later qualified for the Olympic trials. Dr. Tenforde’s research has focused on the evaluation of biological and biomechanical risk factors for stress fractures, tendinopathy, and other running injuries. He is also investigating how to prevent injuries in athletes.

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