Throwing Biomechanics Break-out Session

  • 06/06/2014
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Jean Lafitte Room 1
  • 0


  • Members who have already registered for this year's Educational Symposium.

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This Break-out session will follow the speakers lecture:

John A. Guido, Jr, DPT, ATC, SCS, CSCS

John A. Guido, Jr. has been practicing as a physical therapist for over 25 years in the fields of orthopedics and sports medicine.  He is a 1988 graduate of Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT.  He obtained his Sports Clinical Specialist certification from the American Physical Therapy Association in 1994, and was recertified twice, in 2003 and 2013.  John is also a Certified Athletic Trainer through the National Athletic Trainer's Association and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.  John has authored book chapters and published several research studies.  His main focus in research has been on the kinematics and kinetics of the overhand athlete.  He has had the opportunity to work with athletes at all levels of competition, including Tulane University, the Miami Heat, the Texas Rangers, the New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans.  He currently works in the sports medicine division of Ochsner Health System in New Orleans, LA, where his responsibilities include direct patient care with an emphasis on shoulder, knee, elbow and hip rehabilitation. 

Sherry Werner, PhD, MS, BS, PT

Dr. Werner is currently a biomechanics consultant with Sport Science Unlimited and a pitching instructor at the Sherry Werner Fastpitch Academy. She has held faculty positions at the Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy at Louisiana State University, Tulane University Department of Biomedical Engineering and the UTA Department of Kinesiology. She has held research positions at the United States Olympic Training Center (Colorado Springs, CO), the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, AL, the Steadman-Hawkins Sports Medicine Foundation in Vail, CO, the Tulane Institute for Sports Medicine in New Orleans, LA and at TMI Sports Medicine in Arlington, TX. She also currently consults with Ben Hogan Sports Medicine in Fort Worth, TX. She received a MS degree in Biomechanics from Indiana University in 1989 and a PhD in Biomechanics from The Pennsylvania State University in 1995. She was selected to the COSIDA Academic All-American Softball Team while earning a bachelors degree from Slippery Rock University. Dr. Werner’s research has focused on the effects of throwing motions at the shoulder, elbow and wrist. Past projects include data collection and analysis of Major League Baseball pitchers videotaped during spring training, data collection and analysis of elite softball pitchers during the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, GA and an analysis of National Football League quarterbacks videotaped at the Denver Broncos’ practice facility. She also led researchers in collecting high speed video, force plate and muscle activity data from professional golfers at Greg Norman’s annual Shark Shootout golf tournament. Most recently her research efforts have been directed toward Big XII quarterbacks and pitchers. Sherry also released instructional windmill pitching DVD’s with Jennie Finch in 2011 and 2014.

Limited to the first 25 attendees to register.

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