Get ready to take the concept of foot to core and movement efficiency to the spine and pelvis. With the foot as the foundation to our fascial postural alignment and function, the BTS Level 3 Certification will explore the application of foot to core sequencing together with pelvic rotation and spine mobility as it relates to human locomotion.
Created by EBFA Founder and Human Movement Specialist Dr. Emily Splichal you will learn how to apply activation drills of foot to core with mobility drills of the thoracic and lumbar spine for more rapid stabilization and efficient transfer of energy during bipedal locomotion.
Learn concepts including:
• Functional anatomy of spine and pelvis
• Body spirals of the lower extremity and trunk
• Activation sequencing foot to core for pelvic stability
• Activation gait assessment techniques
• + more!
Registration fee includes manual and Certification exam.
Prerequisite: You must have attended and have passed the Barefoot Training Specialist® Level 1 and Level 2 courses to attend.
Presenter's Bio: Dr Emily Splichal, Podiatrist and Human Movement Specialist, is the Founder of the Evidence Based Fitness Academy and Creator of the Barefoot Training Specialist®, Barefoot Rehab Specialist® and BARE® Workout Certifications for health and wellness professionals. With over 12 years in the fitness industry, Dr Splichal has dedicated her medical career towards studying postural alignment and human movement as it relates to foot function and barefoot training.
Dr Splichal actively sees patients out of her office in Manhattan, NY with a specialty in sports medicine, biomechanics and forefoot surgery. Dr Splichal takes great pride in approaching all patients through a functional approach with the integration of full biomechanical assessments and movement screens. Dr Splichal is actively involved in the correction of movement dysfunctions as it relates to sports injury and frequently performs manual therapy techniques including joint mobilization and trigger point release.
Dr Splichal is actively involved in barefoot training research and barefoot education as it relates to athletic performance, injury prevention and human movement dysfunction. Dr Splichal has presented her research and barefoot education both nationally and internationally, with her barefoot programming in over 10 countries worldwide.
Due to her unique background, Dr Splichal is able to serve as a Consultant for some of the top fitness, footwear and orthotic companies including NIKE, Trigger Point Performance Therapy, Aetrex Worldwide, Crunch Fitness and Sols.
Degrees/Certifications: Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), Master's in Public Health (Fall Reduction), M.S. Human Movement, NASM-CES, NASM-PES, NSCA-CPT