Dr. Shira Lewis, PT, DPT

Dr. Shira's Congress Sessions

2:45 - 3:45pm
Real Life Scenarios: Working with Athletes with Special Needs and Behavioral Challenges
Friday All
Presenter(s): Dr. Shira Lewis, PT, DPT
Session Summary

Overview of common childhood disabilities, from ADHD and sensory sensitivity to developmental delays and Down Syndrome. Gain strategies for successful teaching and communication with all atheltes. Perspectives on inclusion vs. separate learning for athletes with disabilities.

4:00 - 5:00pm
Live Hall E - Right Side
Competitive Team Warm-up Complexes
Friday Women
Session Summary

Should we be working basics during season? What about up-training? Fine-tuning? Drills vs skills? This lecture will help you decipher which type of general and event warm-ups are appropriate based on your training phase, program goals, and individual needs. Learn how to maximize your training plans by strategically incorporating warm ups of different lengths, construction, and difficulty level.