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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

Episode 49: "The Why Of Warm Up And Cool Down"

"Consumer's Guide To Health" Episode 48: "Where Is The Health In Health Care?"

Episode 47: "800 Meters To 100 Miles". In this episode, I will discuss how similar training principles are applied to both ends of the running spectrum. You can train to be faster, and to go longer, on similar strategies.

Episode 46: "Drug Testing In Sport". Special guest is Marshall Burt, track coach from Austin, TX. Marshall has some unique and thought-provoking perspectives on the issue of drug testing in sport, its credibility, and its overall value to sport.

Episode 45: "Report From APTA 2012". Guest: Jason Richardson, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT. The American Physical Therapy Association is having its Annual Meeting in Tampa this week. Jason will be live at the Conference to give us an... more

Episode 44: "Can MDT Save Health Care?". Orthopedic complaints such as back pain are some of the most common issues for which patients seek medical care. The majority of these complaints are effectively addressed via self... more

Episode 43: "Is It Really An Injury?". It is important to understand the differences between strain and pain - during sports and fitness activities, and during activities of daily living. This episode will focus on competent self care strategies that... more

Episode 42: "Heat And Your Health". Special guest is Dr. Shannon Mitchel. The temperatures are rising outside, so it is important to know how to stay healthy in the heat. Dr. Mitchel will provide listeners with some practical tips on... more
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