Advanced ACL Rehab and Research – Trent Nessler, PT, MPT, DPT

Advanced ACL Rehab and Research

In this presentation, Dr. Nessler will discuss the latest research on biomechanical risk factors for non-contact ACL injuries, what movements can provide the most clinically relevant information and what lessons have been learned after collecting objective lab quality data on 70,000+ athletes.  

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the current research on ACL injuries.
  • Understand the impact of kinesiophobia on movement and injury risk.
  • Review latest research on functional testing for RTSport.
  • Demonstrate how accurately and efficiently wearable sensor technology provides objective measures of movement and on the field performance.
  • Review what mass data sets and trends have taught us.
  • Discuss how this data can be used to provide more informed decisions for RTSport.

* This webinar is intended for Healthcare Professionals. 

About the Presenter:

Trent Nessler, PT, MPT, DPT

Trent Nessler, PT, MPT, DPT is Senior Vice President of Ready Rebound Vitality and founder of Combat Athlete Science Institute. A sports medicine physical therapist with 25 years experience, he has worked with professional athletes, first responders and military personnel his entire professional career. Dr. Nessler is an author, published researcher and internationally recognized expert in injury prevention.

In partnership with DrosaVi, Dr. Nessler co-founded | co-developed the ViMove+ AMI.  This assessments leverages wearable sensor technology to capture 3D movement to capture 3500 data points with lab quality. The ViMove+ AMI has been used in the NFL, NBA, NHL, US Military and in first responders to assess movement on >70,000 athletes and >5,000 first responders. The mass data sets collected has created the largest database related to human movement and is being used in several national and prestigious research projects. Data, knowledge and programming from this system is being used to prevent injuries in athletes and first responders across the US.

Dr. Nessler is a published researcher on injury prevention in peer reviewed journals and author of a 350 page textbook “How To Build A Badass Firefighter”. Dr. Nessler has developed several nationally recognized injury prevention products and programs including ACL Play It Safe, Run Safe and ACL Safe and Strong. He is also a nationally recognized speaker presenting over at 30+ conferences and continuing medical education courses a year on the topic of injury prevention. Dr. Nessler also combines his passion for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ 3rd degree brown belt) and research to launch several research projects on the law enforcement training of BJJ on musculskeletal injury risk and use of force.