IPTA Southeast District Meeting & Continuing Education

Date: 09 / 26 / 2019
Time: 6:15 pm
Location: St. Ambrose University Physical Therapy Department, 1320 W. Lombard Street, Davenport, IA

Course:  Effects and Demands of Cycling on the Body: How to Help Man and Machine Get Along

Speaker:  Anna Perry, PT, DPT, OCS  from Rock Valley Physical Therapy


1)To identify what populations are cycling and why in order to identify who clinicians may be seeing in the clinic.

2)To understand what special health benefits are related to cycling including dose-response and relative to the dangers associated to riding?

3)To identify differences in the geometry of types of bicycles and how that affects the position and demands of the human body.

4)To understand the muscle dynamics involved in a pedal stroke and musculoskeletal factors involved in pedaling cadences.

5)To learn the basic components of a bike fit evaluation.

6)To identify when a consult with a bike fit specialist would be appropriate.

7)To learn common traumatic and non-traumatic injuries associated with cycling.

Cost: Free


Social from 6:15-6:45 p.m. (appetizers, snacks, and drinks provided).
Business meeting at 6:45 p.m.
Presentations immediately following business meeting from 7-8 p.m.

It is not required to RSVP.

If you have any interest in running for available SE District Foundation position, please email Ryan Chizek (rchizek@mercycare.org). You must be a current IPTA member to qualify. If you have an item you'd like to add to the IPTA Business Meeting agenda, please email to the same address.

Speaker Bio:  Anna Perry has been rolling around on two wheels for most of her life but got more serious about being more comfortable in 2009 when she experienced discomfort on longer road cycling rides. She is Bronze and Silver Level Certified through BikePT in Kenmore, WA for bike fitting from a physical therapist’s perspective for which she blends her expertise in orthopedic knowledge as well as cycling experience to help people get rolling again.She attained her DPT from University of Iowa in 2005 and earned her Orthopedic Clinical Specialist certification in 2009.She is a clinic manager and practices full time at Rock Valley Physical Therapy in Davenport, IA. Living out her belief that cycling is a lifetime activity, she enjoys varied cycling opportunities with her husband and two small children.








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