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 10 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.


The following states are offering CE credits for DCs:
AZ, CO, CT, DE, DC, GA, ID, IL, IN, IO, KS, MD, MI, MS, MN, NE, OH, OR, RI, SC, UT, VT, VI, WA, WY and Puerto Rico


 

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National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) approved 0.7 CEU(s) for certified individuals attending this event.


 

Hotel Accommodations

HOTEL RECOMMENDATIONS: All of these hotels have Life University relationships and will provide you the best available rate. Please call and mention this is for a LIFE UNIVERSITY event.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta – Marietta
2055 South Park Place, Atlanta, Georgia, 30339-2014, USA
Details Here.
Under $100 per night breakfast included. HOTEL OFFERS SHUTTLE SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY
770-980-1900

Wingate by Wyndham Atlanta Galleria Center
2762 Cobb Parkway Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30339
Details Here.
Under $80 per night (No Shuttle)
678-214-6000

Drury Inn & Suites Atlanta Marietta
1170 Powers Ferry Pl
Marietta, GA 30067
Details Here.
Under $120 per night breakfast included, happy hour food and beverage (NO Shuttle)
770-612-0900

Courtyard Cumberland Marriott Hotel
3000 Cumberland Blvd
Atlanta, Georgia 30339 USA
Phone:  (770) 952-2555
The rate is under $100/ night
Details Here.
No Shuttle available
When booking, guest needs to ask for Life University rate.

AGENDA

Download brochure here.

Speakers

Sue-Falsone

Sue Falsone, PT, ATC

  • Former Los Angeles Dodgers
  • First Female Head Athletic Trainer for a Major League Baseball Team
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Alan Palmer, DC

  • Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Arizona Diamondbacks & Asst. Director of the Professional Baseball Chiropractic Society
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John Downes, DC

  • Life University Sport Science Institute
  • Executive Director Emeritus

Sponsored By:

Professional Baseball Chiropractic Society

Professional Baseball Chiropractic Society

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