Portland Timbers Head Athletic Trainer Jon MacGregor joins the Sports Medicine Broadcast to discuss functional hamstring progression in soccer athletes.
Pregame huddle with John Jon and Matt
About Jon MacGregor
Jon was named Portland Timber first team's head athletic trainer after spending the past three seasons (2015-2017) with Columbus Crew SC.
MacGregor, a certified and licensed ATC with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training and a master’s degree in sports management, spent the 2017 season as the head athletic trainer for Crew SC after spending the previous two years as the assistant athletic trainer.
Prior to joining Columbus, MacGregor spent four-and-a-half years with Vancouver Whitecaps FC, serving as a first-team athletic trainer and as the head athletic trainer for the club’s residency program.
What does Portland do?
Steal from Aspetar…they have great tools set up so why re-invent the wheel
- Extender – supine 90
- Diver – RDL
- Slider – Eccentric loaded exercise
- Functional RTP including FMS and Y-Balance
- Spartan Jump testing
- Bridge testing
- Barcelona Protocol
They also use these for recovery
Get your athlete in each day
Use the athlete as a gauge
How do you keep a player engaged
Set up a culture of Sports Medicine
No phones in the AT Clinic
No phone in the gym
What is PSATS to YOU?
- A great way to build community.
- We are on the same journey and are able to understand the situations.
- Kind of like a brotherhood
- Great way to learn and socialize
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Houston Dynamo Head AT Chris Rumsey
Christopher Rumsey joined the Houston Dynamo sports medicine team in July 2016, coming from Oregon State University where he primarily covered men’s soccer.
He received his bachelor’s degree in athletic training from Capital University in Columbus, OH and his master’s degree in science in sports medicine from Oregon State University.
Chris has experience at all levels of soccer as an athletic trainer and was a four year letterwinner on the soccer team in college.
Why is Rumsey involved in PSATS?
Professional Duty to improve
What Keeps You coming to work?
I work outside with sports. If working 9-5 inside daily is your happy place then more power to you. But for Chris it is torture.
Being from the Pacific Northwest Chris loves to be outside.
What is the hardest part of being an MLS AT?
Longest professional sports season
Favorite way to take a break?
Chris Rumsey is an outdoor guy. Really anything outdoros will do, but to really get away he heads back home.
He still needs to explore some more of Europe too.
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Chris Rumsey – @crumseyatc
Brian Goodstein aka Goody, is the Head AT for DC united and joins the Sports Medicine Broadcast at the Professional Soccer Athletic Trainers' Society PSATS annual meeting to discuss Hamstring Injuries.
As a former Strength and Conditioning Coach and Director of Sports Performance at Metro Orthopedic and Sports Therapy, “Goody” is well versed in early stage rehab as well as late stage return to play for most injuries.
Likewise, Brian served one term as vice president and president of PSATS.
Similarly he was a member of the MLS Advisory Committee, and currently serves on the MLS policy and procedures committee, MLS concussion committee, and is on the editorial board for Training and Conditioning Magazine.
Moreover, In 2007 and 2004, he was honored as the MLS Athletic Trainer of the Year.
This is the first in a series of Hamstring injuries podcasts.
So what are we talking about?
Lower leg, hamstring and groin injuries can plague a season for both athletes and teams alike in the MLS. Brian Goodstein, head athletic trainer for DC United shares with us early intervention strategies and early stage rehab considerations.
But I always take 2x the recommended dose
Have an athlete obsessed with ibuprofen? Listen in as to why the pros place an emphasis on NOT taking NSAIDs post injury.
What else are we covering at PSATS?
- PSATS101 with Ron Shinault
- Hamstring Functional Progression
- PSATS Member stories – Alexandra McDonald. Ivan Pierra, Chris Rumsey
- Youth Soccer vs Professional Soccer considerations
Where are we?
The beautiful JW Marriott in Grande Lakes Orlando at the Professional Soccer Athletic Trainer Society annual meeting before the combine.
Brian “Goody” Goodstein
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Following up with Chris Shields as we discuss RTP Rehab
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