Performance Health, Akron, Ohio, recently announced the appointment of 18 individuals to its 2015 Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC). The appointees, according to a company news release, represent five countries and expertise in physical therapy, chiropractic, exercise science, athletic training, and massage therapy. The release adds that the SAC meets once a year at its annual TRAC meeting to present research and findings on TheraBand, Biofreeze, and Cramer Sports Medicine products.
Committee members include: Lacy Alexander, PhD, Penn State University, State College, Pa; Lars L. Andersen, PhD, National Research Centre for Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark; David Behm, PhD, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada; Barton N. Bishop, DPT, SCS, CKTI, TPI CGFI-MP2, CSCS, Sport & Spine Rehab, Washington, DC; Tony Brosky, PT, DHS, SCS, Bellarmine University, Louisville, Ky; Duane Button, PhD, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St Johns, Newfoundland, Canada; Juan Carlos Colado, PhD, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain; Todd S. Ellenbecker, DPT, MS, SCS, OCS, CSCS, Physiotherapy Associates, Scottsdale, Ariz; Jeff Forman, PhD, BCTMB, Professor Emeritus, De Anza College, Cupertino, Calif; Jay Greenstein, DC, Sport & Spine Rehab, Fort Washington, Md; Barbara Hoogenboom, EdD, PT, SCS, ATC, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Mich; Andre Labbe, PT, Owner, Total Package Performance, LLC, New Orleans; Michael Rogers, PhD, CSCS, FACSM, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kan; Mary Sanders, PhD, FACSM, RCEP, CDE, University of Nevada, Reno, Nev; Robert Topp, PhD, RN, Marquette University, Milwaukee; Timothy Tyler, MS, PT, ATC, PRO Sports Physical Therapy, Scarsdale, NY; Michael Voight, PT, DHSc, OCS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, TP1-3, FAPTA, Belmont University School of Physical Therapy, Nashville, Tenn; and Leo Y.L. Wang, PT, MPH, PhD, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.
In the release, Phil Page, PhD, PT, ATC, CSCS, FACSM, global director of clinical education and research for Performance Health, articulates his pride in the group serving as the company’s advisory committee, and adds, “Over the past 16 years, we have built tremendous synergy among prominent professionals with varied experiences, training, and backgrounds. This diversity ensures a balanced blend of clinical and research data, and exposes different points of view from various disciplines and cultures.”
[Source: Performance Health]