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Event Logo USATF Georgia Race Walk Committee Presents a Podium Masterclass
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - Saturday, January 21, 2017
Ike Owings Community Center
Douglasville, GA

The USATF Georgia Race Walk Committee Invites ALL Track & Field/Cross Country Enthusiasts to join us in getting on the move; in getting Physical; and in preparing today for high sports performance tomorrow.
What: An Interactive, Participatory, and Hand-on Podium Masterclass focused on Athletic Wellness, Health Promotion, Injury Rehabilitation & Prevention, and High Sports Performance 

Where: Ike Owings Community Center, Hunter Park, 8830 Gurley Road, just off Highway 5 (I-
20 Exit 34) in Douglasville, Georgia, 30134

When: Saturday, January 21, 2017

Time: Registration & Check-in 9:15 am; Presentations 10:00 am - 2:00 pm; (Lunch included)

RSVP: (please put RSVP in the e-mail Subject box and include name, athletic interests, and postion/title/profession)

Cost: None

Downloadable information flyer [Link]


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Dr. Josh Glass, CCSP
Sports Chiropractor – Co-owner of Georgia Sports Chiropractic, Team USA Track and Field Medical Staff Member since 2009 including 2012 London Olympics and 2016 Rio Olympics, Former HS/Collegiate XC & Track Athlete, Lifelong Runner

"Understanding Sprains & Strains in Competitive Athletes: How Exercise & Fitness Affect the Body's Ability to Heal"

Dr. Amadeus Mason, MD
Orthopedist/Sports Medicine - Emory Healthcare, Professor - Emory University, Team Physician for USA Track and Field, the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation, Georgia Tech & Emory University Track & Field and Cross Country , Chief Medical Officer for USA Track & Field (International Competitions), Sports Medicine Consultant-Jamaica

"Moving Well: Functional Movement Assessment"

Brad Freemyer, PT, FMSC, SFMA
Functional Movement Specialist. Physical Therapist & Owner - A Step Ahead Physical Therapy, Former Member of Georgia State Board of Physical Therapy, Former Soccer Athlete, Former High School & Youth Soccer Coach

Dr. Kimberly Richards, PT, DPT, OCS
Physical Therapist-A Step Ahead Physical Therapy, Part-Time Instructor – Georgia State University, Background in developing injury prevention programs with local circus, arts and dance performers