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Phil Plisky, PT, DSc, OCS, ATC, CSCS

Phil Plisky Instructor Bio:
Dr. Plisky is an Assistant Professor at the University of Evansville’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. He is the Director of ProRehab and University of Evansville’s Sports Residency Program, as well as a practicing therapist at ProRehab. Dr. Plisky received his Master of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Evansville and his Doctor of Science Degree in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Dr. Plisky is a board certified orthopedic specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He is a NATA board certified athletic trainer, and a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength & Conditioning Association.

Dr. Plisky specializes in sport and orthopedic rehabilitation with an emphasis on injury prevention in athletes. His research focuses on comprehensive movement testing and injury prevention among athletes, military personnel, and school aged children––research that led to the development of the Y Balance Test. Dr. Plisky’s fieldwork has garnered research grants in collaboration with multiple universities totaling over 1.5 million dollars. Additionally, he consults for collegiate and professional teams, military, and school systems to identify injury risk and offer prevention options. His peer-reviewed articles have appeared in numerous scientific journals, several of which he serves as a manuscript reviewer. Dr. Plisky also presents internationally on the subjects of return to sport testing, injury prevention, and field expedient movement testing.

Phil Plisky's Continuing Education Courses

Return to Sport and Discharge Testing

Return to Sport and Discharge Testing

Phil Plisky presents this course on return to sport and discharge testing. Do you want to be more scientific with your return to sport and discharge decisions? Do you want to focus more on injury prevention but don’t have the time or… Read Morearrow_right

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Pre-Participation Evaluation: Medical and Musculoskeletal

Pre-Participation Evaluation: Medical and Musculoskeletal

The pre-participation physical exam can elicit a feeling of dread in the provider, as it can be time consuming and routine. How can you design and implement a meaningful pre-participation examination experience for your athletes? This course… Read Morearrow_right

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Group Injury Prevention

Group Injury Prevention

Are you looking to implement an evidence-based injury prevention program? Do you know the difference between an injury prevention program and an injury prevention system? Have a great system but can’t get your team to buy in? Join Phil… Read Morearrow_right

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