Past Presentations

 

LJ Past Presentations

 

Over the years, LJ has had the opportunity to be both an invited and keynote speaker at conferences and seminars around the world. As a passionate and innovative researcher and educator, LJ has also been featured in several  industry and medical journals:

 

  • Orthopaedic Division Symposium of the 2014 Canadian Physiotherapy Association Congress, The Thoracic Ring Approach – Connect the Whole Body & Optimize Performance, Edmonton AB, June 19, 2014
  • PhysioFirst Conference 2014 – The Spine. Bringing Best Practice to Our Patients. Nottingham, UK, April 5-6, 2014
    • The Missing Link – Understanding the Role of the Thorax – When, Why and How?
    • Thinking Outside the Box – Assessing the Whole Person and Finding the Underlying Driver for Spinal Pain
  • CASEM 2013 (Canadian Academy of Sport & Exercise Medicine) Annual Scientific Meeting, Invited Speaker, The challenge of recurrent low back pain in athletes – Is the thorax the missing link, Whistler BC, April 24-27, 2013
  • FILEX 2013, International keynote, April 19-21, Sydney Australia
  • IFOMPT 2012 (International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists), Sept. 2012, Quebec City, Canada – Invited Speaker – The Integrated Systems Model for Pain & Disability as a Clinical Reasoning Model to Treat the Whole Person (co-presented with Diane Lee)
  • IFOMPT 2012 (International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists), Sept. 2012, Quebec City, Canada
    • Invited Workshop, Lead Presenter – The role of high velocity, low amplitude manipulation techniques in The Thoracic Ring Approach – New insights to assess and treat the thorax
    • Focused Symposium – Evaluating Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) – Does it Facilitate Wise Clinical Decisions? with Roger Kerry
  • 2011 MPT Knowledge Sharing Day, October 2011, Saskatoon Canada – Keynote Lecture – Making Wise Clinical Decisions
  • 2011 Sports Medicine Australia NSW, May 28, 2011, Sydney Australia – Keynote Lecture – Stability & Performance – Myths, Facts and New Directions
  • 2011 Combined meeting of Canadian Society of Hand Therapists and Canadian Society for Surgery of the Hand, April 29,30, 2011, Vancouver, BC – The Integrated Systems Model and the Role of the Thorax in Upper Extremity Pain & Disability (Invited Speaker)
  • PhysioFirst Conference – Research or Clinical Practice – Which is the Driver? April 2,3, 2011 – Two Keynote lectures –
    • The Kenneth Balfour Memorial Lecture: Knowledge, Science & Clinical Practice,
    • The Essential Role of the Thorax for Optimal Function & Performance
  • Treating Lumbo-pelvic pain: stabilise, mobilise, energise, excise? A ship based conference in the High Arctic, July 2009 – A series of six lectures on lumbopelvic dysfunction, thorax driven pelvic girdle pain, postpartum problems, hamstring injuries, groin injuries, and clinical models for assessment and treatment (Keynote Speaker).
  • 2008 Orthopaedic Symposium of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, Montreal, Canada, October 2008 – The Essential Role of the Thorax in Restoring Optimal Function. (Keynote Presentation)
  • 6th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Pain, Barcelona, Spain November 7-10, 2007 – The Role of the Thorax in Pelvic Girdle Pain
  • 1st International Fascia Research Congress, Boston, MA, USA, Oct. 4-5, 2007 – Lumbopelvic stability, continence and breathing – The role of the fascia in both function and dysfunction and the potential consequences following pregnancy and delivery
  • World Congress of Physical Therapy, Vancouver, Canada, June 2-6, 2007 – The Role of the Pelvic Floor in Musculoskeletal and Urogynecological Function
  • Canadian Physiotherapy Association – Orthopaedic Division 18th Annual National Symposium, Calgary, Canada, Oct. 13-15, 2006 – A deeper look at segmental control for the thorax – the Clinic and the Science
  • Team Concept Conference (joint SPTS(APA) and SPC(CPA) conference), Las Vegas, USA, Dec. 2005
    • The Role of the Thoracic Spine in Shoulder Pain and Scapular Dysfunction
    • The SIJ as the Culprit for Hamstring Pain
    • Determining Which Core Muscles Should be Trained First
    • Use of Real Time Ultrasound in Core Stability
  • Spring into Health: 1st International Congress on Current Health Issues for Men and Women, Chicago IL, USA, April 2005
    • Lumbopelvic-hip dysfunction
    • Pelvic floor/core stability
    • Pelvic floor syndromes & the SIJ
  • 5th Interdisciplinary World Congress on Low Back and Pelvic Pain, Melbourne Australia, Nov. 2004 –Altered Motor Control Strategies and Stress Urinary Incontinence

 

 

  • 2010 CPA Congress, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada
    • En bloc control of the deep and superficial thoracic muscles during loading and unloading of the trunk
  • 19th International Conference of the International Society for Posture & Gait Research, Bologna, Italy, poster 181, June 21-25, 2009. Changes in sitting posture affect regional chest wall shape and motion during breathing.
  • World Congress of Physical Therapy, Vancouver, Canada, June 2-6, 2007
    • Differential activity of the deep & superficial thoracic paraspinal muscles during challenges to spinal stability & postural equilibrium
    • Trunk posture affects regional chest wall movement during breathing
  • 2006 XVIth Biannual International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology Conference, Torino, Italy June 29 – July 1
  • 2005 Orthopaedic Symposium of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, London, Ontario, Canada
    • A Clinical Test for Failed Load Transfer in the Upper Quadrant
  • 2004 Orthopaedic Symposium of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, St. John’s Nfld, Canada
    • Thoracic multifidus and longissimus muscle activity during voluntary arm movements
  • 2004 8th International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Therapists’ Conference (IFOMT), Cape Town, South Africa – Differential activation of the thoracic multifidus and longissimus thoracis during trunk rotation
  • University of Queensland School of Rehabilitation Sciences Postgraduate Research Day, Brisbane, Australia, Dec. 2004
    • Differential activation of the thoracic multifidus and longissimus thoracis during trunk rotation.

 

 

 

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