Event description

This outstanding conference is designed to explore in detail natural performance enhancement and injury prevention strategies for the sport of baseball and other overhead athletes. Due to the collaboration between the LSSI and the PBCS we have been able to bring together some of the leading experts in baseball from multiple perspectives. We will have over 12 Major League Baseball (MLB) teams represented that include Chiropractors, Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Strength & Conditioning Professionals, Biomechanists and Researchers all presenting on different aspects of baseball and helping the individual athlete play at their best. This conference will provide continuing education credits through the major associations and is a unique opportunity to learn and network with the best in the Baseball industry. Topics will include:

  • Developing Rotational Power
  • Adjustment Techniques for Shoulder and Upper Thoracic Region
  • Baseball Specific Shoulder Stability Training Program
  • Training Bat Speed
  • Adjustment Techniques for Lower Back and Hips
  • Training The Overhead Athlete: The Importance of The Kinetic Chain
  • Speed Training For Base Running
  • Global Mechanical Assessment and How To Apply It To Athletes
  • Lessons From Working In Professional Baseball Panel
  • Training The Young Baseball Athlete. Understanding The American Development Model
  • Developing The Skills and Career Progression To Work in Professional and Collegiate Baseball. – Panel Discussion
  • Functional Neurology and the application to Baseball

Conference Chair: Dr. Mark Kovacs, Director, Life Sport Science Institute

Presented by LIFE Sport Science Institute in Collaboration with the Professional Baseball Chiropractic Society.


CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

Dr. Mark Kovacs …………. Life Sport Science Institute and Overhead Athlete Expert
Mark Letendre, ATC……… San Francisco Giants and New York Yankees
Dr. Patrick Hammond……Kansas City Royals
Dr. Shawn Caldwell………Colorado Rockies, Denver Broncos & Denver Nuggets
Dr. Eric Blum……………….Los Angeles Dodgers
Dr. Lou Bisogni……………New York Yankees
Dr. Mickey Cohen…………Miami Marlins
Dr. Jason Zaremski………University of Florida
Dr. John Downes…………. Executive Director Emeritus LSSI and VP Global Programs Life University
Steve Tamborra…………… Player Development and Strength & Conditioning for
the Georgia Tech Baseball Team
PJ Mainville………………Current Head Athletic Trainer for the World Champion Chicago Cubs


AGENDA

Download agenda here.

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CONTINUING EDUCATION

Chiropractor Continuing Education: 12 Continuing Education Credits Provided for Chiropractors in the following States:
CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IO, KS, MD, MI, MS, MN, NE, OH, OR, RI, SC, UT, VT, VI, WA, WY and Puerto Rico, CA, AL, PA, TX, TN, KS

This conference is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 12 CEUS. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) Continuing Education Credits Approved 1.2 CEUs (12 hours)

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Hotel Accommodations

Atlanta Marriott Northwest at Galleria
200 Interstate North Parkway SE Atlanta GA 30339
Conference Hotel Rate: $129 (until the room block is sold out). Book Early. Includes shuttle to Life University (Conference Location)

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Sponsored By:

Professional Baseball Chiropractic Society

Professional Baseball Chiropractic Society

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