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Join the California Chiropractic Association (CalChiro) for Sports Symposium 2022 taking place May 21-22, 2022 in Surf City USA at the Kimpton Shorebreak Resort Huntington Beach. Learn from some of the best and brightest practitioners in the world of sports, performance, movement and rehab!
This year’s Sports Symposium has been designed to give its attendees a cutting-edge experience at this unique venue with a ton of opportunity for hands on learning. There will also be plenty of time to network and socialize with old friends and new. Shop the latest vendors in sports and rehab products. Get up to 12 CEUs and gain knowledge you will be able to use to improve your patient outcomes on Monday morning.
Register now and SAVE $$$ with early bird pricing. Please note your registration includes lunch Saturday. Should you have any questions, please contact Kayleigh Carey.
This program will be submitted to the CA BCE for 12 in-person CEUs.
Dr. Ben Strack is a licensed psychologist and certified sport psychology consultant (CMPC). He has consulted with professional athletes across multiple sports (MiLB/MLB, NHL, NBA, PGA, MLS/USL), Olympic and Olympic aspiring athletes (Women's Indoor Volleyball, Swimming, Speed Skating, Fencing, Sprint Kayaking, Track and Field). Dr. Strack serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor, University California, Riverside School of Medicine and founding faculty, UC Riverside sports psychiatry fellowship. Dr. Strack also serves as the team sport psychologist for OC Soccer Club (USL). Dr. Strack is author/editor of the sport psychology book “ Applications of biofeedback and neurofeedback in sport psychology ” (2011). He is a former division I college baseball player and founding partner of Proball Inc., private baseball academy. During the 1999 and 2000 MLB seasons, he was the batting practice pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. From 1999 to 2004, he was hand-picked to pitch in the MLB Players’ Association and ESPN’s Big League Challenge Home Run Contests where he was the personal pitcher for Barry Bonds, Alex Rodriguez, Raphael Palmeiro, Jose Canseco, Shawn Green, Magglio Ordonez, Andruw Jones, and Troy Glaus.
Dr. Strack is a United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Sport Psychology Registry Member, 2017 President of the Orange County Psychological Association and a co-chairperson for the Optimal Performance/Functioning division of the Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback . He is also an active member of the American Psychological Association (APA), American Baseball Coaches Association and the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP).
Dr. Erica Witter-Davis, DC, DACBSP®, CSCS® attended the University of Tennessee – Knoxville on an athletic scholarship. She obtained her Bachelors of Science degree in Biochemistry and was a 3-time All-American in track and field. After four years competing at the collegiate level, Dr. Witter-Davis continued her athletic endeavors on the world stage. She competed professionally as a sprinter, becoming a National Champion in the 100m and 200m as well as competing at the Sydney Olympics (2000) and World Championships (2001).
Dr. Witter-Davis became the interim sprints and hurdles coach at the University of Tennessee, which allowed her to coordinate workouts, demonstrate proper lifting techniques, circuit/weight training programs incorporating strength and agility, designed to maximize each athlete’s potential.
The realm of athletics and fitness opened the door to chiropractic medicine. Dr. Witter-Davis graduated from Southern California University of Health Sciences Cum Laude and was the recipient of the President’s Award. She furthered her knowledge by becoming a Diplomate American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physician (DACBSP®), a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS®), an Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation Practitioner and a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner. This has allowed her to merge her knowledge of human biomechanics and chiropractic care to work closely with many elite athletes, weekend warriors and the general public.
Dr. Greg Rose is a board certified Doctor of Chiropractic and holds an engineering degree from the University of Maryland. Dr. Rose specializes in sports biomechanics, strength and conditioning, manual therapy, rehabilitation and therapeutic exercises as they each relate to sports.
Combining an engineering background with an expertise on the human body, Greg helped pioneer the field of analyzing 3-dimensional motion capture models of athletes. That research has helped teaching professionals all over the world gain a better understanding of how the body works during athletic movements.
Greg is the Co-Founder of the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI), located in Oceanside, California. TPI is the world-renowned research and testing facility built by Titleist, to help analyze, train and develop the best golfers in the world. TPI’s “Body-Swing Connection” seminar series has made Greg one of the most requested speakers in golf health and fitness. Greg was the co-host of The Golf Fitness Academy seen on the Golf Channel for 10 years and was shown in over 30 countries.
Greg is also one of the co-developers of the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) and co-owners of FMS (Functional Movement Systems). FMS has revolutionized the field of movement assessment and changed the way many sporting organizations and healthcare practitioners diagnose musculo-skeletal injuries.
Greg also founded and launched RacquetFit and OnBase University. RacquetFit is the first tennis-specific certification program offered by the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) for health and fitness professionals. OnBase University (OnBaseU) is the first baseball-softball specific certification program of its kind, offered for health and fitness professionals.
Greg and his family live in San Diego.
Dr. Mahealani Schreindorfer graduated from Western Oregon University with a major in Exercise Science and a minor in Human Biology. Dr. Schreindorfer pursued further education and training at the Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCU) earning a Doctorate in Chiropractic. She still wanted more education and training and was accepted into the rigorous, two-year SCU Chiropractic Sports Medicine Residency.
During her internship, Dr. Schreindorfer worked with the AIDS Lifecycle Ride in 2018 and 2019, and volunteered at fencing tournaments, powerlifting meets, rowing events, and she had a wide range of clinical experiences.
During her residency she completed an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic Program, and the Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians, the highest board certification in chiropractic sports medicine in the United States. While in the residency, Dr. Schreindorfer has traveled nationally and internationally with USA Fencing and she was asked to be the clinical lead for one of the Olympic Squads for USA Fencing. She has also worked with USA Cycling, BMX, USA Field Hockey Junior Team, USA Bobsled, USA Luge, USA Softball and completed a rotation at the Lake Placid Olympic and Paralympic Training Center. The SCU Sports Medicine Team provides sideline care for football for four high schools in the Whittier Union High School District and Dr. Schreindorfer is one of the lead clinicians.
Dr. Schreindorfer still has a strong academic interest. She won the Robert Reed Award for the Best Abstract at the 2021 ACBSP Chiropractic Sports Science Symposium.
One of the key functions in the SCU Tactical Sports Medicine Department is the care of tactical patients which include law enforcement, firefighters, and veterans. Dr. Schreindorfer excels as a clinician in this department.
Michael Rintala, D.C. is in private practice in San Diego, California specializing in sports medicine and rehabilitation.
Dr. Rintala is an international instructor for the Prague School of Rehabilitation teaching Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS). He is a certified DNS Exercise Trainer and DNS Practitioner.
Dr. Rintala has been part of the Professional Golf Association (PGA) Tour Sports Medicine Team since 2005. He is a member of the USA Surfing Performance Committee and a treating doctor for the World Surf League (WSL). He has been involved with a wide variety of other organizations ranging from Dance to Action Sports.
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