Workshops


Foam Rolling

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018

Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Location: Banff Trail Community Association
Lower Hall, 2115 20 Ave NW

ANGELA PUCCI – CHIROPRACTOR  HBKin, MSc, DC

Dr. Angela is an athlete that loves to treat other athletes! A once competitive runner and jumper, Dr. Angela knows what it is like to be injured but still wanting to compete. Now, relishing in recreational sport, she loves to inspire and motivate in addition to providing her chiropractic knowledge. Dr. Angela is a mother of two beautiful girls and co-founder of Cadence Chiropractic, Sport & Health, Dr. Angela is an urban athlete, fitness enthusiast and total foodie. An aficionado of all things natural and a cynic of all things plastic, Dr. Angela’s passion to strive for a healthy balance of personal and professional elements runs deep. She spends most of her time with her girls playing soccer, t-ball or tending to their urban garden. The rest of the time she is in the clinic giving women and their families the individualized one-on-one care they deserve. Certified in Active Release Techniques®, Graston® Technique, Kinesiotape, Custom Orthotic Therapy, and Acupuncture, and with a passion for Gut Health, her practice is varied and enjoys treating people of all ages and stages of life. With her extensive athletic background, Dr. Angela believes that movement is vital to our wellbeing and properly executed movement is essential to stay healthy. Her encouraging nature, personal experience and biomechanical knowledge allows Dr. Angela to be a support system to her athletic clientele; whether it be your first round of golf, third season of boot camp, or your fifth marathon! As an author, evidence-based practitioner and eternal student, Dr. Angela believes food is medicine and is always on the look out for the perfect sugar free & wheat free muffin recipe that she will enjoy just as much as her girls.

ATHLETIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Lakehead University Track and Field Female Athlete of the Year, 1994

PUBLICATIONS:

  • IMPACT Magazine – various articles
  • Pucci A, K Humphreys and P Diakow. The Effect of Body Position on Verticality Perception Using the Rod and Frame Test. Abstract. ACC/RAC 2006, Washington, D.C.
  • Pucci A, L Griffin and E Cafarelli. Maximal motor unit firing rates during isometric resistance training in men. Experimental Physiology. Jan; 91(1) :171-8, 2005.
  • Pucci, A. and E. Cafarelli. Force and Neural Activation During Three Weeks of Isometric Resistance Training. FASEB J. 12: part II, A1039, 1998.

 

Performance Nutrition

Date: Saturday September 29, 2018

Time: 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Location: Kinesiology Building at University of Calgary (room TBA) – click here to see the campus map


KELLY ANNE ERDMAN – PERFORMANCE NUTRITIONIST   RD, MSc, CSSD | 1992 CYCLING OLYMPIAN

Kelly Anne Erdman is a Registered Dietitian in private practice at the University of Calgary Sport Medicine Centre. She is a nutrition consultant to the Canadian Sport Institute Calgary providing nutrition services for the Olympic & World Championship-bound athletes including the following Canadian national teams: Women’s Hockey, Men’s Sledge Hockey, Long Track Speed Skating, Paralympic Cycling, Luge Canada as well as Athletics Canada Decathlete Damian Warner. Kelly Anne is an instructor for the National Coaching Institute where she teaches nutrition to the national team coaches in the National Coaching Certification Program. She is also a consulting nutritionist for the Calgary Flames Hockey Club, as well as several corporate clients. Kelly Anne was the recipient of the Dieticians of Canada 2015 Ryley-Jeffs Memorial Lecture Award.

From a competitive sport perspective, Kelly Anne Erdman was a member of the Canadian Cycling team from 1985 – 1992. Competed in 7 World Championships and the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.

Best results:

  • 4th place – 3km individual pursuit 1990 World Cycling Championships
  • 2nd place – 1987 Pan American Games
  • 3rd place – 1990 Goodwill games
  • 12 National Cycling Titles in Canada
  • 3 Gold & 1 Silver in Cycling at the 2005 World Master games in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Inducted into the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame museum in 1999


Injury Prevention

Date: Saturday October 13, 2018

Time: 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Location: Banff Trail Community Association
Lower Hall, 2115 20 Ave NW

GREG UCHACZ – SPORTS CHIROPRACTOR   DC, FRCCSS(C), CSCS, FICC

Dr. Uchacz is Clinic Director at PHG. As a chiropractic sports specialist, Dr. Uchacz has provided health care support at over 200 International Competitions; including 3 Olympic Games. His credentials include previous health care provider for the Canadian Sport Institute, Health Care Director for Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton and Nordic Combined/Ski Jumping Canada, President of the Royal College of Chiropractic Sport Sciences (Canada), Member of the Board of Directors for the International Sports Chiropractic Association (ISCA), and Member of the Games Commission of the International Sport Chiropractic Federation (FICS). Practicing for nearly 25 years, Dr. Uchacz has previously been awarded: Chiropractor of the Year; by the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractic, the ‘Award of Merit’ with the Canadian Chiropractic Association and the ‘Distinguished Service Award’ with his alma mater, Palmer College of Chiropractic. He was recently awarded an Honorary Fellowship with the International College of Chiropractors for contributions to the advancement of his profession. Dr. Uchacz spends his spare time as a proud father of three children and husband to his amazing wife, Maura.

 

Biomechanics

Date: Saturday October 27, 2018

Time: TBA

Location: TBA

More information to follow!! Stay Tuned!!

 

Sports Psychology Mental Preparedness

Date: Saturday November 17, 2018

Time: 3:00 – 5:00 PM

Location: TBA

More information to follow!! Stay Tuned!!