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Continuing Professional Development

As part of The University of Tampa Athletic Training (AT) program’s commitment to serving the Tampa Bay athletic training and sports medicine community, the AT program will, from time to time, offer continuing professional development forums, lectures, seminars or workshops by program faculty. In addition, we collaborate with regional or national educational or professional organizations to bring educational opportunities to the Tampa Bay area.


Upcoming Seminars and Workshops

Please see below for information on the upcoming Dynamic Neuromuscular Stablization Workshops being held at The University of Tampa. Join our email list for upcoming seminars and workshops.

Evidence-based Practice (EBP) Forums

EBP forums are continuing education sessions led by AT program faculty focused on current topics in athletic training and sport medicine clinical practice. These forums will provide an opportunity for an in depth look into the evidence surrounding a current issue in sport medicine clinical practice.

There are currently no scheduled EBP forums. Please feel free to check back with us soon. Join our email list to be contacted about upcoming EBP forums.

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS)

The University Of Tampa AT program and Athletic Training Clinic is pleased to announce that we are partnering with Neurosport Educational International to bring a two-part professional development course in Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization to the Tampa Bay area.

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) is a manual and rehabilitative approach to optimize the movement system based upon the scientific principles of developmental kinesiology.


The Exercise Course: Part I
The University of Tampa
November 14 – 15, 2013

Exercise Course: Part II
The University of Tampa
November 16 – 17, 2013

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Please note that course enrollment is limited to ensure maximum learning of DNS principles and their application to patient/client management. 

The DNS Exercise Courses will be instructed by internationally known DNS instructor Petra Valouchova, PhD, PT. Dr. Valouchova has been a senior instructor of the Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization principle courses since 2004.  She has lectured and conducted courses and workshops in the Czech Republic, Great Britain, Denmark, Sweden, Slovakia, USA and Australia. Since 2002, Dr. Valouchova has been a physical therapist in the Rehabilitation Department at Hospital Motol in Prague where she treats both adults and children.  She is also a professor of Physical Therapy and General Medicine at the Charles University Medical School. She also works closely with Dr. Pavel Kolar of the Prague School of Rehabilitation. Dr. Kolar has conducted the foundational research that is the basis for the DNS approach to exercise intervention.