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Allan Besselink

Allan Besselink


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Allan Besselink is a physiotherapist, endurance sports coach, educator, and author of the book "RunSmart: A Comprehensive Approach To Injury-Free Running". He is the CRO of the Smart Life Project in Austin, Texas - a health initiative that provides sports science solutions for training, rehab and life. Life is a Sport - Play Smart.

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Health care reform probably requires little introduction. We're in the midst of some challenging discussions regarding the cost of health care, the quality of ihealth care, and the ability of the patient to access health care. Should the... more

Guest: Allison Sullivan

The word yoga means "union" in Sanskrit. This union takes place between the mind, body and spirit. What we commonly refer to as "yoga" typically means physical postures and poses. In this episode, "Yoga - Just This Breathe", we will... more

Many people want to start with an exercise program, but really aren't sure how to do so or what references to use. In this episode, "Fitness - A Beginner's Guide", we will discuss how to get started with a safe fitness program, and hopefully... more

"Marathon Training". The spring marathon training season is beginning. On this episode I will discuss strategies to optimize your training and to prevent injury in the process. Guests TBD.

"Hardrock/Badwater Special". Ultrarunners Joe Prusaitis and Rob Youngren join me for a follow-up discussion regarding their adventures at this year's Hardrock and Badwater ultras.

"Nutrition 101". This show will discuss the basic principles of healthy nutrition. Special guest is Austin sports nutritionist Meredith Terranova.

"The P1 Project". The mission of the Physio One Project is to promote consumer awareness and advocacy regarding the role, evidence, standards, and outcomes of physical therapy in both health and health care, injury recovery and injury... more

"Training In The Heat". It's summer and the heat makes it much more difficult to remain active. This episode's special guest is Meredith Terranova, Austin sports nutritionist. We will discuss strategies to help you deal with the heat.

"The Economics Of Back Pain". Up to 80% of people will have an episode of back pain this year. This episode will discuss the real issues related to back pain, with a focus on the economics of the issue.
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