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Performance Health announces 2015 scientific advisory committee appointments

Phil Page, global director, Performance HealthEighteen individuals, including two Canadians, have been appointed to Performance Health Academy’s 2015 Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), representing five countries and expertise in physical therapy, chiropractic, exercise science, athletic training and massage therapy, and exemplify diversity in disciplines and cultures, the company said. (Photo: Phil Page, global director, clinical education and research, Performance Health)

January 12, 2015  By Massage Therapy Canada staff

The SAC meets once a year at its annual TheraBand Research Advisory
Committee (TRAC) meeting to present research and findings on TheraBand,
Biofreeze and Cramer Sports Medicine products.

2015 Scientific Advisory Committee Members are:
• Lacy Alexander, Penn State University, State College, PA, USA
• Lars L. Andersen, National Research Centre for Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
• David Behm, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada
• Barton N. Bishop, Sport & Spine Rehab, Washington, DC, USA
• Tony Brosky, Bellarmine University, Louisville KY, USA
• Duane Button, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada
• Juan Carlos Colado, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
• Todd S. Ellenbecker, Physiotherapy Associates, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
• Jeff Forman, Professor Emeritus, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA, USA
• Jay Greenstein, Sport & Spine Rehab, Fort Washington, MD, USA
• Barbara Hoogenboom, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
• Andre Labbe, Owner, Total Package Performance, LLC, New Orleans, LA, USA
• Michael Rogers, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, USA
• Mary Sanders, University of Nevada, Reno, NV, USA
• Robert Topp, Marquette University, Milwaukee WI, USA
• Timothy Tyler, PRO Sports Physical Therapy, Scarsdale, NY, USA
• Michael Voight, Belmont University School of Physical Therapy, Nashville, TN, USA
• Leo Y.L. Wang, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China

very proud of the distinguished group serving as our advisory
committee, now in its seventeenth year. At last year’s annual TRAC
meeting, 26 research projects were presented,” stated Phil Page, global
director of clinical education and research for Performance Health. “In
addition to the significant body of research presented, last year’s
members published over 22 papers and abstracts, including nine
collaborative projects during a twelve month period.

“Over the
past 16 years, we have built tremendous synergy among prominent
professionals with varied experiences, training and backgrounds. This
diversity ensures a balanced blend of clinical and research data, and
exposes different points of view from various disciplines and cultures,”
said Page.


Biographies of the Scientific Advisory Committee members can be found here.

its founding in 1999 as the TheraBand Research Advisory Committee, the
annual TRAC meeting has evolved to include more disciplines and broader
research initiatives across multiple product lines. The attending
Scientific Advisory Committee members review and discuss research they
have conducted on Performance Health products and identify clinical
research needs. The 2015 meeting will be held in Vancouver in July 2015.

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