2014 CSMTA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & CONFERENCE NOVEMBER 7-9 2014 In partnership with KINE CONCEPT INSTITUTE MONTREAL, QUEBEC
Registration Form AGM Of CSMTA 2014 (1) (1.2 MiB)In French
2014 CSMTA AGM Conference Schedule And Lectures (347.9 KiB)
Accommodations: www.trylon.ca More information in the registration package
Sport Medicine Symposium Lectures
TOPIC 1 : Sport Psychology with Jean François Ménard
Jean François Ménard, M.Sc. Jean François Ménard is internationally recognized for his contributions to the field of performance psychology. He is a highly sought-after consultant and speaker who has shared his views and expertise on performance excellence to a wide range of professionals across the globe. He was privileged for several years to work with world-class level performers at Cirque du Soleil, an internationally acclaimed entertainment company that showcases the true meaning of expertise. Over the years, many of the best sport psychology university programs have deliberately chosen Mr. Ménard to speak to their professors and students about working with the best performers in the world. He shares his knowledge regularly on the French Canadian TV sports channel RDS. He is also an active consultant for B2Ten and Executive Stamina. Mr. Ménard distinguishes himself from others with his unique persona and impeccable communication skills. He attracts peoples’ attention with his captivating passion, creative methods and positive attitude. Mr. Ménard’s ultimate professional purpose is to help people achieve their dreams. His clientele ranges from Olympic/Paralympic athletes to professional performers to circus artists to successful business leaders and beyond.
PERSONAL BIOGRAPHY Jean François Ménard is originally from Green Valley, a small town in Ontario, Canada. Growing up, athletics and education were his two personal passions, so it was only natural for this specialist to study in sport psychology at the University of Ottawa. M. Ménard completed his graduate studies in 2008 under the supervision of Dr. Pierre Trudel, a world expert in coach education. He was also fortunate to study alongside international greats in sport psychology, including Dr. Terry Orlick and Dr. Penny Werthner. Through their teachings, he learned the meaning of working with world-class performers. In his spare time, he stays busy by exercising daily, traveling the world, renovating his house, reading and enjoying quality time with family and friends. Having lived many life-changing experiences, Jean François lives life to the fullest and truly appreciates it. He attributes his success to creative thinking and learning from the best. His most influential mentor is André Lachance, the person who taught Jean François the value of thinking differently. He always seeks new experiences to learn extensively. His personal motto is “learn from everyone and follow no one.” He is based in Montreal, Québec, Canada with his wife and son. For more information on Jean Francois Ménard please visit www.kambioperformance.com
TOPIC 2: Integrated Kinesiology in Sports with Lucie Blouin
Integrated kinesiology serves to optimize muscular performance. It is a scientific clinical evaluation that aims to establish links between movement, muscle tone and nutrition. This method combines multiple techniques from acupuncture, chiropractic, massage therapy, naturopathy, and Chinese medicine. Integrated kinesiology can help treat conditions such as inflammatory, muscular and articular issues. It is a holistic approach where participants will learn as well techniques of neuro-lympahtic and neuro-vascular correction.
Lucie Blouin, B.Sc., ND.A., CN, MTh In 1996, while Lucie Blouin was finishing massage therapy training (sport massage), she discovered a passion that will never leave her: naturopathy. Over the years, she fed this passion by acquiring knowledge in several different disciplines that would prove to be useful in practicing the profession she loves. After obtaining her certification in massage therapy, she perfected these techniques with Olympic athletes. Then, in 2003 she studied at the AFMCP program of the Institute of Functional Medicine in Seattle. It is a year later, in 2004, she obtained her Bachelor of Clinical Nutrition; program in which she is in the process of obtaining her doctorate. In 2006, she obtained her certification in naturopathy. She added another tool to her toolbox when she received a certification in Firstline Therapy ™. Driven by her passion, Lucie Blouin founded in 2003, the first functional health center in Quebec. Since then, the clinic continues to provide services to the forefront of scientific research. It is with pride that in 2007, the center was recognized as "Clinical Excellence" by the organization TLC Center of Excellences Seattle. President of the Chartered Association of Naturopathic Doctors in Quebec (ANAQ) from 2006 to 2009, she worked to allow Quebec naturopaths to carve a place in alternative approaches. She was also involved in the Committee supporting the professional practice (CAPP) of the association. She has just completed an international research including 9 U.S. clinics (USA), on improving body composition in individuals with a body index above 35. This study will be published by the Institute of functional Medicine in Seattle. For more information on Lucie Blouin please visit www.lucieblouin.com
TOPIC 3: Lymphatic Drainage in Sport Setting with Michel Eid Michel Eid, B. Ed, MT
Experienced massage therapist specialized in treating lymphedema by combined decongestive therapy. Teacher with Dr.Vodder School International. IMPLICATIONS AND PROJECTS: Since 2008, Michel teaches and organizes courses of manual lymphatic drainage Vodder method in Quebec. He also gives lectures to patients and health professionals, dealing with lymphedema. Michel was trained in physical education at University du Québec à Montréal and taught Phys. Ed. at elementary school for three years before entering the massage therapy field. He is certified in Swedish and Sports Massage. He first started to work with athletes and sports teams, professionals and amateurs and then directed his attention to MLD (manual lymphatic drainage). He completed his Combined Decongestive Therapy training in 2002 at the Dr. Vodder Schule in Walchsee, Austria. His focus, since then, has been to work with patients suffering with lymphedema. He has given lectures on this topic to many health professionals in the province of Québec, bringing more knowledge and awareness on this subject. Michel has been involved for five years with the Lymphedema Association of Québec and has served on their board of directors for two of these years. In October 2003, Michel joined Physio Extra, one of the first physiotherapy clinics in Québec to offer multidisciplinary modalities in the treatment of lymphedema.
TOPIC 4: Spinal Injuries in Sport Workshop with John Boulay
This workshop aims to look at the incidence of spinal injuries in a sport setting as well as the mechanism of injuries. It will help in the recognition of these injuries and the prevention of such injuries. Finally, it will brush on the topic of acute management of spinal injuries. JOHN BOULAY, B.Sc., CAT(C), PCP, DO (Q) John Boulay is a certified Athletic Therapist (Concordia-B.Sc.), Paramedic (Dawson College-EMT), and a registered Osteopath (CEO-DO). He specializes in the emergency care of sports injuries and pioneered Sports First Responder courses across Canada. As a part-time faculty member at Concordia University, he teaches Advanced Emergency Care in Sport as well as Special Topics in Athletic Therapy. John lectures at national and international sport medicine conferences and is active and published in sports trauma related research. Current projects include study of optimal sports equipment removal techniques and spine management procedures. He has worked with various groups to optimize field of play trauma interventions including Bobsled/Luge Canada, NHL, CFL, Urgences Santé, and Cirque du Soleil. John has varied field trauma care experiences including over 10 years as part-time paramedic with Urgences Santé (Montréal) on ambulance and physician response units. As national and Olympic team therapist for Judo Canada for over 20 years, he has managed countless spine-related injuries on the mat and in-clinic. John is founding past president of the Quebec Sports Medicine Council and has been on many Canadian Medical Teams for over 15 multi-sport Games, including: Olympics, Paralympic, PanAm, Francophone, Commonwealth, FISU, and Canada Games. For more information on John Boulay please visit www.sportsfirstresponder.com
Courses Hosted By The CSMTA:
Fascial Stretch Therapy Essentials (FSTE): Flexibility for Improved Speed, Power and Agility
Fascial Stretch Therapy Essentials is the core essence of Stretch to Win – Fascial Stretch Therapy® (STW-FST®) or simply, Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST). FST is a complete, full body manual therapy and movement training system created by Ann Frederick, KMI and Chris Frederick, PT, KMI. FST is primarily based on original research by Ann and, with her husband, Chris, on a combined over 50 years of clinical application and experience with clients and patients. Ongoing current research from the Fascia Research Project and the Fascia Research Congress are included in the theory for evidence based on science. FSTE is an advanced, assisted stretching protocol using modified PNF (proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation). Most of the work in FSTE is done on a massage table with our portable stabilization straps, which enables you to implement our unique system easily, efficiently and very effectively. A Core 4 on the Floor™ self-stretch program is included in your training to provide clients a home program to maintain gains made in each session. The course breakdown is 5% theory and 95% practical hands on participation. After completing this training, you will be able to offer FSTE as a stand-alone, separate service, pre or post training or coaching, as well as integrated within whatever other client training you do for better, faster and longer lasting results.
Jacqueline Mikopoulos, RMT Jacqueline’s motto: “Live life fully with health, happiness and laughter”. Jacqueline Mirkopoulos, Registered Massage Therapist and Fascial Stretch Specialist, specializes in soft tissue manipulation combining Fascial Stretching techniques (Stretch To Win, 2010) with Registered Massage Therapy training (Sutherland-Chan Teaching School and Clinic, 2008). She opened the doors of her own practice, Hands On You Therapeutic Clinic, in Toronto in the spring of 2009. Jacqueline uses her expertise with elite (CFL, AHL, and MMA) and amateur (hockey, cycling, runners, rowers) athletes, professional dancers, suffering from career related injuries, wanting to improve performance and overall well-being. As well, she has treated a wide cross section of neurological, physiological and degenerative diseases spanning the age range from young adults to seniors. Beyond soft tissue manipulation and Fascial Stretch Therapy, Jacqueline uses a combination of techniques such as joint mobilizations, muscle energy work, kinesio-taping, IFC Technology, and muscular re-patterning. Jacqueline is committed to life-long learning and excellence in her practice striving to always find the most beneficial and effective techniques that will help clients maximize their performance, health and wellness. For more information please visit www.stretchtowin.com
Advanced Sport Massage, Kip Petch, RMT, BPE, SMT(C) AND Alain Bellemare, RMT, DEC, SMT(C)
This course is ideal for Massage Therapists, and other Allied Health Care Professionals, who would like to improve their knowledge and skills when working with athletes at any level, whether it is at the training or competition venue or in your own clinical environment. This highly practical course will provide participants with Sport Massage theory and numerous practical techniques which can be immediately utilized when working with athletic teams, or with individual athletes at sporting events, or in your own clinic setting. This course will also provide excellent information that will be extremely useful in preparation for the CSMTA practical Certification examination.
- Pre-Event Massage - Theory and Techniques
Post-Event Massage - Theory and Techniques
Inter-Event Massage - Theory and Techniques
Training and Maintenance massage – Theory and Techniques
Anatomical and Physiological Considerations
Sport Specific Approaches
Special Circumstances and Applications of Sport Massage Techniques in a variety of situations
Event Coverage Protocol
Role of a Sport Massage Therapist
Sport Massage in Canada
The Participants will gain:
An appreciation for the value of Sport Massage and its similarities and/or differences to classical massage
An understanding of the physiological and psychological effects of Sport Massage
A competency in the theory and techniques of Pre-event, Post-event and Inter-event Sport Massage
A competency in the theory and techniques of Training and Maintenance Massage
A competency with the application of specific Sport Massage techniques and a knowledge of when they are best administered
A quick and concise method of gathering useful information to make Sport Massage sessions more efficient
An understanding of the specific indications and contraindications for a variety of Sport Massage circumstances
The ability to provide the athletes of any sport with an excellent quality of Sport Massage
An effective Sport Massage protocol when covering an athletic event
1 Bolster or pillow per participant
Linens: 2 sheets, 2 towels
Lubricant (oil or lotion)
Kip has over 35 years’ experience in the Sport/Massage Therapy field. He has owned and operated his Massage Therapy clinic in St. Albert, Alberta for over 28 years and is highly involved in the Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association (CSMTA). Kip has organized and provided Sport Massage coverage at hundreds of events and he has worked with thousands of athletes from novice to elite. He is the former Massage Therapist for the Edmonton Oilers, Edmonton Eskimos, several professional Soccer teams, the Canadian Bobsleigh teams and has been a member of the Canadian Medical/Therapy Teams for 7 Olympic Games as well as 2 Pan Am Games, a Commonwealth Games and a Francophone Games. Kip is presently on the Medical/Therapy Staff for the Canadian National Women’s Soccer Team and often works with the Canadian National Women’s Hockey Team.
Alain has 22 years of experience as a sport massage therapist. He has worked with numerous national and professional athletes. He is presently the SMT with the national judo team. He has worked in the past with the national swim team, track and field team, canoe kayak team, cross country skiing team. He works on a regular base at the INSQ clinic, CEPSUM Sport clinic, Physiothérapie du sport du Québec clinic. Alain has represented Canada on Core and National Sport Organization teams at numerous Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games and Francophone games. He has completed 3 years of osteopathic study and 2 years of neuro-linguistic programming, has completed a minor in sensory-motor rehabilitation. He has been a member of the CSMTA and a member of the FQM (Fédération québécoise des massothérapeutes) since 1997.