Complete Overhead Athlete Specific Training
C.O.A.S.T at Reischl Physical Therapy is an injury prevention and strength and conditioning program specifically designed for the overhead athlete participating in baseball, volleyball, tennis, football, water polo, and any other sport involving throwing, serving, or hitting overhead. Overhead athletes engage in some of the most physically demanding activities of all sports and if specific steps are not taken to ensure that these athletes are set up for success the result can be poor performance, injury and surgery. At C.O.A.S.T. the emphasis is on identifying, through a physical exam and video analysis, areas for improvement in each individual athlete and addressing them with appropriate exercises under the supervision of program director Dr. Jason Preuschoff, PT, DPT, OCS.
- Upper and Lower body range of motion assessment
- Upper and Lower body strength and flexibility assessment
- Core strength and endurance testing
- Balance assessment
- Biomechanical video analysis
Once you have received your C.O.A.S.T. evaluation, you are eligible to return for training. exercises will be based on your complete presentation as identified in the evaluation and will focus on your specific ares of weakness. These classes are a greaat way to progress your strength amd prevent injuries both in and off season! Private, semi-private (2-4 person) and group (5-10 persons) sessions are available.
Call for pricing, scheduling or any other questions you have concerning the classes.
Dave Fortenbaugh, MS, et al. Baseball Pitching Biomechanics in Relation to Injury Risk and Performance. In Sports Health. July/August 2009. Vol.1 No.4 Pp.314-320