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Eric Hegedus

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316: Expert Edition: Professor Eric Hegedus (PT, DPT, PhD)- Return to Run Programming

The Physical Performance Show

Professor Hegedus is the founding Program Director for the Tufts Doctor of Physical Therapy Program in Phoenix, Arizona. Professor Hegedus was previously the Founding Chair of High Point University's Department of Physical Therapy. He has authored over 85 peer reviewed publications, a textbook now in its second edition, and translated into five languages, and seven book chapters. Dr Hegedus has received multiple awards including the American Physical Therapy Association's James A Gould Excellence in Orthopaedic Teaching Award, and has been a 4x winner of the Excellence in Physical Therapy Teaching Award. Dr Hegedus is a founder and director of Targeted Enhanced Athletic Movement, a community-based health and wellness program designed to improve athletic performance and prevent injury in active people. In 2021 Professor Eric Hegedus, along with his colleagues published a scientific paper in the Sports Medicine Journal titled “Comprehensive Return to Competitive Distance Running a Clinical Commentary”, in this episode Professor Hegedus shares around return to run programs to ensure that the athlete is psychologically and physiologically ready to return to the demands of participation in sport and performance. Headline Sponsor: POLAR Polar are a sports technology company who build world class heart rate monitors and GPS watches for people who take their health, fitness and sports performance seriously. Coming from the heart of the Nordics, they have the experience, insight, and history of quality, design and innovation which is unparalleled. Worn by some of the best athletes on the planet, we’re very excited to have Polar as a partner here so you can also access their heart rate monitors, watches and training platform. As a starting bonus, the team at Polar are offering 15% off. If it’s time for you to check out a new heart rate monitor or watch to help improve your performance, head across to Polar.com and use the code TPPS on selected products. Featured Sponsor: Earshots Lock on, train on & rock on with Earshots. They have you covered for staying motivated while you train Their patented Magnetic ear clip means you can push your limits without being distracted by annoying cords or earbuds that fall out. Use the code PERFORMANCE at Earshots.com for 10% off your purchase. Join the The Physical Performance Show LEARNINGS membership through weekly podcasts | Patreon If you enjoyed this episode of The Physical Performance Show please hit SUBSCRIBE for to ensure you are one of the first to future episodes. Jump over to The Physical Performance Show - https://physicalperformanceshow.com/ for more details. Follow @Brad_Beer Instagram & Twitter The Physical Performance Show: Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter (@tppshow1) Please direct any questions, comments, and feedback to the above social media handles.

1hr 5mins

13 Mar 2022

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Predicting future injuries & early detection with Eric Hegedus

The Run Smarter Podcast

Eric Hegedus is a Professor, physical therapist, clinician, scientist and researcher. We discuss his paper titled: 'Physical performance tests predict injury in national collegiate athletic association athletes: a 3-season prospective cohort study'. This paper had athletes of all sports go through a series of active motion, power-based, hip stability, flexibility and motor control tests during their pre-season to assess if there were any correlation with future injury.  Apart from the exciting developments within this study, Eric touches on the key takeaways and practical tips for runners. Eric has a fascinating insight into the ability to predict future running-related injuries which every runner needs to know. Lastly, Eric shares his thoughts on early detection for injury and if there are any early warning signs that should not be ignored.  Become a patron! Receive Run Smarter Emails Book a FREE Injury chat with Brodie Run Smarter App IOS or Android Podcast Facebook group Run Smarter Course with code 'PODCAST' for 3-day free trial.

1hr 3mins

27 Feb 2022

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A comprehensive look at return to running with Eric Hegedus

The Run Smarter Podcast

Eric Hegedus is a Professor, physical therapist, clinician scientist and researcher with a brand new publication titled: Comprehensive return to competitive distance running: A clinical commentary (2021). Today, Eric talks about his new publication and the role he finds himself in working with competitive runners. We investigate the contents of the paper including key insights to return to running safely. Eric begins talking about the important of Training Impulse (TRIMP) when cross-training and transitioning into low volume running. We also discuss the 6 phases an athlete should complete when returning to running from injury.  We also dive into strength test, fitness capacity tests and psychological readiness when returning from injury. Finally, Eric delivers the 4 most common mistakes he sees runners make that contribute to injury. Become a patron! Receive Run Smarter Emails Book a FREE Injury chat with Brodie Run Smarter App IOS or Android Podcast Facebook group Run Smarter Course with code 'PODCAST' for 3-day free trial.


4 Nov 2021

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Research Review - Orthopaedic Special Tests - A review of the literature by Chad Cook and Eric Hegedus

The Podiatry Systems Podcast

In this week's research review Alex takes a look at the literature surrounding orthopaedic special tests and whether they're realiable for use in clinical practice. He also highlights the similarity between the of overuse of orthopaedic special tests for decision making and the same trend in radiology and laboratory tests. Article links:https://tinyurl.com/overusespecialtestshttps://tinyurl.com/specialtestaccuracyhttps://tinyurl.com/orthopaedicexaminationbook


18 Aug 2021

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Episode 2: Eric Hegedus

Upright Athlete Podcast

The Upright Athlete Podcast - Episode 2: Eric Hegedus. current Program Director for Tufts University - Phoenix Campus, joins us to dive into the connection between research and clinical application to best rehab our athletes.


23 Oct 2020