Episode 9 – Olympic Physical Therapist Zuzana Rogers

Episode 9 – Olympic Physical Therapist Zuzana Rogers

Episode 9 is a must listen – packed with all you need to know to stay healthy over the long term.

Zuzana was born and raised in Slovakia, has a master’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Washington, Doctorate of Science (ScD) in physical therapy at the Texas Tech and her dissertation focus was on sports injury prevention in adolescent athletes.

Recently Zuzana was the only American to receive a Sports Physiotherapy Diploma Program through International Olympic Committee, a worldwide program designed for physical therapist working with elite athletes, and will be working with Olympic athletes this winter!

A former member of the Czechoslovak and Slovak National Ski Teams, she is actively involved in the Alaska’s sports community as an athlete, coach and a volunteer physical therapist. Zuzana leads Advanced Physical Therapy’s Sports Physical Therapy Program, which provides outreach support to community, professional and recreational athletes. Her passion in sports rehabilitation, injury prevention and performance enhancement reflects on her work with the U. S. National Cross-Country Ski Team, Alaska Pacific University Ski Team and many additional sports clubs in Anchorage. She travels with the US Ski Team to cover Cross-Country World Cup every year. Moreover, she has presented at many workshops regarding sports injury prevention, especially in adolescent population.

 

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