Tag Archives: REP Lab

Rebound & REP Lab’s Jay Dicharry contributes to Running Medicine textbook

The recently released 2nd edition of Running Medicine synthesizes the advances in research, clinical practice, and technology related to management of the running athlete. The book is the most comprehensive work ever published on the topic an features an all-star group of writers. Jay Dicharry of the REP Lab in Bend, OR authored the chapter […]

US Ski Team member Tommy Ford making strides in recovery

With the Sochi Olympics now officially under way we have local Tommy Ford and the US Ski Team on our radar. Tommy is a world class alpine skier, represented the U.S. at the 2010 Winter Olympics and 2011 World Championships and more recently scored numerous Top 20 results in World Cup Giant Slalom races. Slalom […]

NPR talks “Smart Shoes” with Jay Dicharry

NPR station KPCC talks “ Smart Shoes ” with REP Biomechanics Lab Director Jay Dicharry, PT, SCS REP Lab Director Jay Dicharry PT, SCS discusses the rapidly evolving field of shoe design with NPR affiliate KPCC – Southern California December 18, 2013 – Bend, Ore. – REP Lab director and Rebound physical therapist Jay Dicharry, […]

Running to & from USATF Nationals

From Jay Dicharry’s anathletesbody.com blog Last week, I had the privilege of jumping on a plane and traveling to speak at the USA Track and Field National Conference in Indianapolis. It was a great melding of the minds, with the focus on “rebuilding” the athlete pool. I was asked to speak about injury and trying […]

Strategies for Sustaining an Injury Free Career Seminar by Jay Dicharry

Solving the Mystery of Athletics Speaker: Jay Dicharry, MPT REP Lab Sports Performance and Athlete Development director Jay Dicharry, PT, SCS will be presenting to the Pain Society of Oregon, a chapter of the Western Pain Society this coming Thursday Novemeber 21, 2013 at 6pm. Course registration for Pain Society members can be found at […]

USATF XC National Championships – Dec 13-15, Bend Oregon

Rebound Physical Therapy and REP Lab are proud to sponsor the 2013 USATF XC National Championships this coming December 13-15 in Bend, Oregon. The River’s Edge Golf Course will be hosting the event and will draw top cross country runners from around the country. You can register for the event here and find additional USATF […]

Can I buy speed? Just ask Jay Dicharry at the REP Lab…

by JAY DICHARRY on AUGUST 5, 2013 Adam Craig at Rebound Cyclists want two very simple things. They want to be comfortable on a bike, and they want to be fast. And anytime we “want” something, we must ask the question: how hard must I work to achieve it? Or, in this golden age of […]

Stretching: Static vs Dynamic

Experts say stretching moves may be better for athletes than static poses By Anne Aurand The Bulletin | July 25, 2013 Common thought has long been that a good stretch before a hard workout was the right thing to do. Stretching before any rigorous activity was supposed to reduce injury and improve performance. However, some […]

Footstrike 101: How Should Your Foot Hit The Ground?

Various studies support the pros and cons of each style – so which is correct? Most of the tenets of good running form are universally agreed upon by coaches, athletes, physiologists, form gurus and shoe designers: an upright postural alignment with a slight forward tilt, a compact arm swing and short strides that result in […]