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Fireside Chat with David Jennings, DPT - "Improving Mobility for Runners"

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Fireside Chat with David Jennings, DPT - "Improving Mobility for Runners"

Welcome to the Fireside Chat! This series was designed to provide runners and the general population easy to absorb information regarding running mechanics, nutrition, strength training, and injury prevention. As the series progresses, we will cover a myriad of topics and speak with different professionals in the health & running community.

In this 7th edition, we had a great conversation with guest, David Jennings. David is a physical therapist in Nashville, Tennessee with a wealth of knowledge in the orthopedic space, but specifically regarding running-related injuries. Have you been suffering from lingering tightness and immobility?

Do you want to improve mobility but don't know how? David has you covered with some fantastic information that can be immediately applied to your situation.

In this Fireside Chat, we covered a variety of topics, including…

  1. Background and experiences (1:05)
  2. What is mobility? (2:32)
  3. Conditions associated with immobility (5:30)
  4. The take home message on stretching (8:10)
  5. Is the muscle actually tight? And strategies to address muscle length (11:52)
  6. Range of motion during running (20:40)
  7. Things to check (27:23)
  8. Q&A (31:39)

Click the video below to instantly watch the replay of this chat!


Did you enjoy this Fireside Chat and are interested in learning more about upcoming segments as well as high quality educational content for runners? If so, click here to join the Ignite Your Run private Facebook group. The Ignite Your Run group is a FREE community for runners to learn and interact in the journey to become the best version of yourself possible.

Here are additional resources regarding today’s chat and how to learn more about physical therapy services from David Jennings...

  • Email: DavidJ@PerformancePTTN.com

Thanks for watching!

By: Garrett McLaughlin, MS, ATC, CSCS, ART


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