Latest Research on ACL Injuries and Rehab Outcomes
How can Technology and Mass Data Improve Clinical Practice and Outcomes in Sport & Tactical Athletes?
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 90,000+ tactical and sport athletes.
- 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.
Trent Nessler, PT, MPT, DPT
Trent Nessler, PT, MPT, DPT is owner of The Athlete Laband co-founder | developer of the ViMove+ AMI. 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 | developed the ViMove+ AMI. This assessment leverages wearable sensor technology to capture 3D movement to capture 3500 data points with lab quality on how a subject moves. The ViMove+ AMI has been used in the NFL, NBA, NHL, US Military and in first responders to assess movement on >90,000 tactical and sport athletes in 5 countries. 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 sport and tactical athletes across the globe.
Dr. Nessler is a published researcher on injury prevention in peer reviewed journals and author of a 350 pagetextbook “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 is also an accomplished Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt, specializes in treating the combat athlete and has launched several research projects on BJJ injuries and training in law enforcement.