Trent Nessler, PT, DPT, MPT

Trent Nessler, PT, DPT, MPT

Instructor Bio:
Trent is Founder/CEO of Accelerated Conditioning and Learning (A.C.L.), LLC (www.aclprogram.com). A.C.L., LLC is the developer of the Dynamic Movement Assessment, Fatigue Dynamic Movement Assessment and the DMA Certification Series. Trent holds a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology, a Master’s in Physical Therapy and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy with a focus on biomechanics and motor learning. He is also the author of the book: "Dynamic Movement Assessment: Prevent Injury and Enhance Performance".

Along with treating high school, collegiate and professional athletes for over a decade, he has used his passion for exercise and prevention to research ways to use movement analysis to improve athletic performance. This has resulted in the development of the Dynamic Movement Assessment (DMA) which he is currently using at the collegiate and professional level to reduce non-contact lower kinetic chain injuries and drive improved performance in vertical jump and sprint speed. This is also the subject of his college textbook “Dynamic Movement Assessment: Improve Performance and Reduce Injury Risk” which is being published as an E-text in 2013.

Trent has a strong passion for education and has been presenting on the topic of movement assessment nationally for over 10 years to several organizations including the American Sports Medicine Institute, Andrew's Education, Seattle Mariners, Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS), Rocky Mountain Athletic Trainers Association, APTA’s CSM and the Tennessee and Arizona Physical Therapy Associations. Trent has also been used as a nationally recognized resource for Advance PT, The Washington Post and Web MD as well as an international resource for the Brazilian Military. He is currently on the editorial board for The International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training and a member of the USA Cheer National Safety Council.

Trent Nessler's Continuing Education Courses