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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.

On-Demand Episodes

"The Marshall Burt Interview". Marshall Burt is an Austin-based track coach and head of the Elite Training Group Track Club. His notoriety stems from his online presence and views on health and training that challenge the beliefs of many.... more

"The McKenzie Method". In this episode, I will discuss how the McKenzie method is an assessment and self-care approach to musculoskeletal injuries. It is focused not only on self-care, but prevention as well. The Method has a structured... more

"Ultrarunning". For many, there is a special appeal to trail running. Past the marathon distance, they call it "ultrarunning" - and it's not just for the experienced runner. Guests include: - Rob Youngren: (Huntsville, Alabama) ultrarunner who... more

"The Ironman Journey". Training for your first Ironman triathlon is an adventure. The 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and 26.2 mile run challenges you not only physically, but mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Join me with special guests... more

"Direct Access To Physical Therapy". Legislators in many states such as Texas and California are discussing direct access to physical therapy. This episode will discuss this important health care issue - what it is, what it means to you as a... more

"Health Care Reform - April Fool's Special". Come join us as we discuss what Health Care might look like - in a land of fantasy (or is it just another take on reality?).

"Recovery-Centered Training". RCT is a model for Injury Prevention-Based Training that I developed in 1999. It is a model for human performance based on the mechanisms of tissue recovery, adaptation and development. Let me... more

"Health Care Issues: Access And Utilization". Two of the primary issues for the health care consumer are access to care and the over- and under-utilization of those services by providers. These are two tough issues that affect all... more

"Running Injury Prevention" will discuss issues related to the prevention of running injuries - based on the RunSmart book.

"What Is Competent Self Care - And Why Do I Care?".
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