January 22, 2019, San Diego, CA: Charity Lane and John Mayer invited to present at the North American Spine Society – Evidence & Technology Spine Summit, 2019 Charity L. Lane, MS, MA, CPT, FNS and John M. Mayer, DC, PhD, FACSM have been invited to present at the North American Spine Society’s 15th Annual Evidence […]
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Entries by US Spine & Sport Foundation
Position Opening: INTERNSHIPS – EXERCISE & FITNESS IN TACTICAL ATHLETES SUMMARY: U.S. Spine & Sport Foundation – a non-profit 501c3 organization – has Exercise & Fitness Internships available in the field of wellness, fitness, and injury prevention in tactical athletes and high-risk occupations. Intern Roles and Responsibilities: The primary responsibilities of the Intern will be […]
Position Opening: TACTICAL FITNESS SPECIALIST SUMMARY: U.S. Spine & Sport Foundation – a non-profit 501c3 organization – is seeking to hire a Tactical Fitness Specialist for a federally-funded grant – Implementation of a Regional Firefighter Wellness Initiative. DUTIES: Conducts fitness testing and related wellness procedures in firefighters. Conducts fitness training sessions and related educational components […]
January 2, 2019, San Diego, CA: Dr. Mayer publishes article on management of back pain in persons with lower extremity amputation John M. Mayer, DC, PhD, FACSM recently published an article in The Spine Journal, titled “Low back pain in persons with lower extremity amputation: a systematic review of the literature” (1). The article – […]
December 26, 2018, San Diego, CA: Global Spine Care Initiative publishes special issue in the European Spine Journal The Global Spine Care Initiative recently published its initial findings in a special issue of the European Spine Journal. The Global Spine Care Initiative was created by World Spine Care “to reduce the global burden of disease […]
December 22, 2018, San Diego, CA: Dr. Mayer selected for Implementation Science Work Group of the NIH-DOD-VA Pain Management Collaboratory John M. Mayer, DC, PhD, FACSM was recently selected to join the Implementation Science Work Group of the NIH-DOD-VA Pain Management Collaboratory (PMC). Dr. Mayer will represent the RESOLVE Trial team (Shawn Farrokhi: PI), which […]
December 17, 2018, San Diego CA: $1.2M FEMA grant awarded to combat firefighter musculoskeletal injuries, sleep disorders, and obesity A $1.2M grant was recently awarded to implement a regional wellness program focused on combating firefighter musculoskeletal injuries, obesity, and sleep disorders. The project is funded through a FY2017 Fire Prevention & Safety grant, FEMA, Department […]
December 13, 2018, San Diego, CA: Charity Lane publishes innovative article on matching exercise programs to job demands in firefighters A peer-reviewed article led by Charity L. Lane, MS, MA, CPT, FNS – Director of Program Development for US Spine & Sport Foundation – was recently accepted for publication in the journal WORK, titled “Comparison […]
August 30, 2018, San Diego, CA: New study shows benefits of worksite exercise for prevention of lost work time related to low back pain and injury in firefighters Preliminary results of a new study suggest that a worksite exercise program targeting the back and core muscles can prevent lost work time related to low back […]
August 18, 2018, Orlando, FL: Dr. Mayer receives the 2018 Impact Award At The National Convention in Orlando, Florida, John M. Mayer, DC, PhD, FACSM received the 2018 Impact Award by the Florida Chiropractic Association. The award recognized Dr. Mayer’s outstanding leadership as the Lincoln College Endowed Research Chair from 2007 – 2018.