Bend FC Timbers partner with REP Biomechanics Lab and Rebound Physical Therapy
REP Lab Director Jay Dicharry PT, will assist with FC Timber athlete development through specific strength, power and agility programs. Rebound Physical Therapy joins as “Official PT Provider to the Bend FC Timbers.”
December 2, 2013 – Bend, Ore. – REP Lab and Rebound Physical Therapy are proud to announce their partnership with Bend FC Timbers, a member of the Timbers Alliance and top Central Oregon soccer organization.
REP Lab’s Jay Dicharry, PT and his staff plan to enhance athlete development by providing sport-specific conditioning advice, strength, power and conditioning classes as well as one-on-one personal performance optimization to Bend FC Timbers athletes. REP Lab’s goal is to ensure that each player has the opportunity to develop solid baseline athletic skills to minimize injury risk and improve stability, as well as develop sport-specific strength, power, and speed training to improve on-field performance.
According to Jay Dicharry, PT, ”the research on strength, power, and agility training in sport is clear: producing more force in a shorter amount of time equates to faster players and reduced injury across the board…knowing and applying the science to training is essential.”
Rebound Physical Therapy will be providing Bend FC Timbers athletes the highest level rehabilitative care. Similar to their association with US Ski, Snowboard, and Freeski Teams, Rebound is committed to providing state of the art sports medicine to FC Timbers athletes.
About Rebound Physical Therapy:
Since 1995, Rebound Physical Therapy has been at the forefront of orthopedic physical therapy, spine care and sports medicine. Rebound is dedicated to providing patients with convenient, high-quality care and providing them with the information to achieve their goals. For complete information on Rebound Physical Therapy, see reboundoregon.wpengine.com.
About Jay Dicharry, PT:
Jay Dicharry completed the Masters of Physical Therapy degree at Louisiana State University Medical Center and is a Board-Certified Sports Clinical Specialist. Today he leads the REP Biomechanics Lab at Rebound Physical Therapy. Dicharry is the author of “Anatomy for Runners,” contributes columns for numerous magazines and has published over twenty professional journal articles. With an active research career, Dicharry also lectures nationally, and consults for numerous footwear companies, the US Air Force and USA Track and Field. For complete information on REP Lab, see www.reporegon.com.
About Bend FC Timbers:
Bend FC Timbers provide an unrivaled soccer experience for the players of Central Oregon, encouraging development on and off the field. It recognizes the priority of team sportsmanship and respect, while supporting responsible athletes and community members. Our partnership with the Timbers Alliance recognizes the value of a major league team through their abundant resources and support. For complete information on Bend FC Timbers, see www.bendfctimbers.com.