Announcing Bike Fit 2016 in collaboration with MOCC 2016

Posted on June 7, 2016 by Courtney Barnes

Medicine of Cycling is once again announcing a collaborative effort with the International Bike Fitting Institute (IBFI) to professionalize bike fitting and showcase the skills of those at the top of the industry.

Experts in cycling-specific fields, including fitters and medical professionals working with Pro Tour athletes and teams, will be speaking on a variety of topics, as well as providing hands-on training in managing acute cycling injuries and bike fitting. 

The program is open to all professionals including MDs, paramedics, medical students, NPs, PAs, physical therapists, coaches, bike fitters and soigneurs.

This unique academic symposium is led by Curtis Cramblett PT and serves as the non-partisan platform for information-sharing of valuable content for retail and medical bike fitters alike, with presenters from all fields of expertise. 

Discussions and presentations focus on anatomic and structural understanding, available tools, learning high and low-tech techniques to serve fitters, medical experts, and coaches at every level.

BIKE FIT CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Friday, August 12, 2016 – Bike Fit Conference

8:15 - 9:30 AM ABCs of Fitting: A Demo Fit - Steven Carre

9:30 - 10:15 AM Grand Rounds :  Evaluation and Fitting of the Cyclist a Multidisciplinary Approach - Mark Timmerman, MD; Greg Robidoux, PT; Wade Hall, Fitter

10:15 - 11:15 AM Lower Extremity Overuse Injuries: Evaluation and Fitting a Medical Perspective - Mark Timmerman, MD

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Cyclist-Centered Fitting: Focusing on your cyclist's goals - Curtis Cramblett, PT, CSCS, CFMT

12:30 PM Lunch

1:30 - 2:30 PM When It's Not About the Fit - Brian Adams, PT

2:30 - 3:30 PM Barriers, Accommodations, and Interventions for "Getting Aero"

3:30 - 4:30 PM Case Studies - Participant + Facilitator Led - Bring cases to share and explore with multidisciplinary participants - Multiple Facilitators

Saturday, August 13th, 2016 – Bike Fit Confernece (Hands On/ Practical)

8:00 - 11:00 AM Foot Evaluation and Interventions: On and Off the bike – Greg Robidoux PT

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Moderator-Lead Case Studies - Paraic McGlynn, Lead Fitter Trek Factory Racing, CycloLogic

12:00 PM Break Lunch

1:00 - 4:00 PM Pelvis - Trunk - Core - Greg Choat, Strength and Conditioning Coach / Fitter

Please share this 1 page flyer on Bike Fit 2016 within your groups. We hope to see you there!

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