Due to circumstances of COVID-19, APTA NEXT transformed our beloved NEXT conference virtual. At PT Pintcast, we decided to kick things off with a NEXT Virtual Happy Hour.
Matt Tuttle is the Lead Sports Scientists and Physical Therapist of the Denver Nuggets.
Matt discusses how the Nuggets have adjusted since the beginning of COVID-19.
He released an article in BJSM “How to Fix Problems of Exercise Prescription in the NBA: Challenges & Tips to Move Forward: https://blogs.bmj.com/bjsm/2020/05/05/how-to-fix-the-problems-of-exercise-prescription-in-the-nba-challenges-and-tips-to-move-forward/?fbclid=IwAR2UVIGsoLZiJV64YlFix44qTO23d1sgZ_D1tvBqm-R-ObJ0dlYKsJTeup4
One main point noted from this article was neuromuscular skeletal care takes longer than the preseason duration length. He discusses the importance of loading appropriately while preventing future injury.
Matt gives his definition of micro dosing exercise and how it has benefited NBA players throughout the season.
“We need to be better as a population about acceptance and equality. Working together and loving each other as humans.” – MATT