Clinic / Screening – Balanced Muscle Strength for Runners – August 29

NYIT Bears LogoWhat: The Diagnosis Foundation will be holding a clinic and a screening regarding Balanced Muscle Strength for Runners .

Who: New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Cross Country Team.  This event is not open to the public.

Where: NYIT Central Islip campus, 300 Carleton Ave. Central Islip, NY 11722-9029

When: The events will take place on Thursday, August 29, from 2-3:30 pm.

Activities include:

  • Clinic: Topics will include: Introduction to the DxF, Stages of Muscle Imbalance, Classical Muscle Imbalances for Runners & Screening Demonstration with Clinical Implications.
  • Screening: Balanced Muscle Strength testing of 12 leg muscles for team members.  Balancing muscle strength in the legs results in improved runner’s athletic performance, decrease injuries and prevents certain forms of osteoarthritis.

For additional info:

  • DxF screening program
  • DxF Clinics – 1-2 hour programs to introduce the concept of Balanced Muscle Strength and the implication on athletic performance and health.
  • Volunteer at screening event – To volunteer at the DxF screening booth, please contact: Info@DxFoundation.org
  • Certification Course – To become certified to be an muscle strength examiner at DxF sanctioned screening events.
  • Online Education Course – Learn how to perform 12 muscle strength tests in the legs. (Certification not included)
  • Seminar Review – Learn muscle strength testing for 12 muscles during 1 weekend.  Course intended for fitness & health professionals with some knowledge of anatomy.

Screening Events Near You

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The Diagnosis Foundation (DxF) is holding as many screening events in the Long Island / Metro NY area as their certified screeners, volunteers and funds can handle.  We could screen a much greater number of people near you if we had more:

  • Certified screeners
  • Volunteers
  • Sponsors

Certified Screeners – If you or other members of your organization would like to become certified to do the Balanced Muscle Strength Testing, we could schedule a lot more screening events near your business on a schedule that works for you.  The DxF has courses teaching the anatomy, physiology, procedures and legal environment to do the 12 key muscle tests.  The course to become a Balanced Muscle Strength screener is:

  • Short: 20 – 30 hours
  • Inexpensive: $125 – $450 depending on which options you choose
  • Convenient:  Available online, by CD, printed, webinar, seminar or at your location
  • Accessible: The course is open to physicians, physical therapists, personal trainers and others

Volunteers – In addition to the certified examiners, each new screen initiated by the DxF needs people and specialists to help develop and run events.  We need people to:

  • Prepare: participants to be screened at events
  • Record: results as participants are being tested
  • Advise: the Advisory Committee on Testing (ACT) reviews new and current screening procedures for improvements in reliability, accuracy and usefulness.

Sponsors – Everybody involved in the screening events is donating their time to help improve people’s lives.  There are still expenses which need to be covered. Travel, printing, equipment, event fees, etc.  The DxF can schedule screening events near your organization with your financial support.

Screening At Moving Towards a Cure 10K Run – July 27

moving-towards-cure-brain-tumors-22The Diagnosis Foundation will be exhibiting and performing balanced muscle strength screenings at the Moving Towards A Cure 10K Run.  This event is open to the public and the DxF Screening is free.

When: The race starts at 7:30 on Saturday, September 27, 2013.

Where: At the Fushing Meadows Corona Park, Long Island, NY

Activities include:

  • DxF Free Health & Fitness Screening: Balanced Muscle Strength testing of 12 muscles in the legs. Designed to improve runner’s athletic performance, decrease injuries and prevent certain forms of osteoarthritis.
  • There are many categories of distances, ages & teams to compete in.  Please see the Moving Towards A Cure web site for additional details.

For additional info:

Muscle Strength Screening at Cedar Beach Triathlon – 10/12/13

cedarbeach TriathlonThe Diagnosis Foundation will be exhibiting and performing balanced muscle strength screenings at the Babylon Triathlon.  This event is open to the public and the DxF Screening is free.

When: The race starts at 7:30 on Saturday, October 12, 2013, with the transition area opening at 5:30 am.

Where: At the beautiful Cedar Beach Park in Mt. Sinai, Long Island, NY

Activities include:

  • DxF Free Health & Fitness Screening: Balanced Muscle Strength testing of 12 muscles in the legs. Designed to improve runner’s athletic performance, decrease injuries and prevent certain forms of osteoarthritis.
  • This is a sprint triathlon
  • 0.5 mile swim
  • 15 mile bike
  • 3.1 mile run
  • Categories include: individual, relays (male, female or mixed teams), Clydesdale (men >220) & Athena (women >165)
  • All Athletes will receive a commemorative long sleeve tech t-shirt, the best goody bags, imprinted swim cap, finisher medal, water bottle, custom awards, participant raffles, delicious post race refreshment
  •  Timing Chip with 5 split times

This event is sanctioned by USAT Triathlon and a portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Strong Island Kids, a 501(c)3 charity whose mission is to encourage Kids to participate in Multi-Sport events while raising funds and awareness for Youth Focused Charities.

For additional info:

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Balanced Muscle Strength Screening at Babylon Triathlon – 9/21/13

BabylonTriathlonThe Diagnosis Foundation will be exhibiting and performing balanced muscle strength screenings at the Babylon Triathlon.  This event is open to the public and the DxF Screening is free.

When: The race starts at 9:25 on Saturday, September 21, 2013, with packet pickup beginning at 8 am.

Where: Tanner Park, Kerrigan Road, Copiague, NY

Registration Closing Date: Friday, September 20, 2013 @ 3:59 am

Activities include:

  • DxF Free Health & Fitness Screening: Balanced Muscle Strength testing of 12 muscles in the legs.  Designed to improve runner’s athletic performance, decrease injuries and prevent certain forms of osteoarthritis.
  • Junior Youth (7-10) & Senior Youth (11-14) age categories
  • Junior Youth: 100 meter swim, 4 mile bike, 1 mile run
  • Senior Youth: 200 meter swim, 4 mile bike, 1 mile run
  • Bike & run are in Tanner Park.  The course is flat with all traffic blocked off during race.
  • Youths – Awards for all participants who complete the event.
  • Personal Fund Raising Page, Race T-shirt, Finisher Medal, Swim cap, Goody Bag, Timing Chip
  • Post Race Food and Entertainment

This event is sanctioned by USAT Triathlon and will raise money to benefit Kids-Tri-4-Kids.

For additional info:

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Balanced Muscle Strength Screening – Sunrise Tri Duathlon 9/14/13

Sunrise Tri Deep Pond DuathlonThe Diagnosis Foundation will be exhibiting and performing balanced muscle strength screenings at the Sunrise Tri – Deep Pond Duathlon.  This event is open to the public and the DxF Screening is free.

When: The race starts at 7:30 on Saturday, September 14, 2013, with packet pickup beginning at 5am.

Where: Schiff Scout Reservation is a 400-acre camp located in the Long Island Pine Barrens at 1606 Wading River Manor Road, Wading River, NY 11792

Registration Closing Date: Friday, September 13, 2013 @ 3:59 am

Activities include:

  • DxF Free Health & Fitness Screening: Balanced Muscle Strength testing of 12 muscles in the legs.  Designed to improve runner’s athletic performance, decrease injuries and prevent certain forms of osteoarthritis.
  • Youth (7-14) & Adult (15+) age categories
  • Adult: 3.1 Mile Run, 15.6 mile bike, 1.3 mile run
  • Youth: 1.3 mile run, 4 mile bike, 1.3 mile run
  • Relay teams: male, female & mixed
  • Runs are ‘off road’ around a lake on scenic trails
  • 5 splits & race times supplied by Super Race Systems
  • Youths – Awards for all participants who complete the event.
  • Adult awards – 17 categories based on age and gender

This event is sanctioned by USAT Triathlon and will raise money to benefit Boy Scouts of America.

For additional info:

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Balanced Muscle Strength Screening – Deep Pond Triathlon 8/18/13

deeppond_header-2The Diagnosis Foundation will be exhibiting and performing balanced muscle strength screenings at the Deep Pond Triathlon for Youths.  This event is open to the public and the DxF Screening is free.

When: The race starts at 9:25 on Sunday, August 18, 2013, with packet pickup beginning at 8am.

 

Where: 1606 Wading River Manor Road, Wading River, NY

Registration Closing Date: Saturday, August 17, 2013

Activities include:

  • DxF Free Health & Fitness Screening: Balanced Muscle Strength testing of 12 muscles in the legs.  Designed to improve runner’s athletic performance, decrease injuries and prevent certain forms of osteoarthritis.
  • Junior Youth (7-10) & Senior Youth (11-14) age categories
  • 100 or 200 meter swim
  • 2 or 4 mile bike
  • 0.5 or 1.3 mile run
  • Awards for all participants who complete the event.
  • Raffles & other special awards.

This event is sanctioned by USAT Triathlon and will raise money to benefit Kids-Tri-4-Kids.

For additional info:

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Muscle Strength Screening @ NYIT Cross Country 5K Run – Aug. 10

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The Diagnosis Foundation will be exhibiting and performing balanced muscle strength screenings at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Cross Country Team Fundraising 5K Run.  The events will take place on Saturday, August 10 on their beautiful Old Westbury campus.

Activities include:

  • Free Health & Fitness Screening: Balanced Muscle Strength testing of 12 muscles in the legs.  Designed to improve runner’s athletic performance, decrease injuries and prevent certain forms of osteoarthritis.
  • Kids 1 mile fun run – Free – Starts 8:45 am on the track in the President’s stadium
  • 5K Run – Race day registration starts 8:00.  Course is a mix of road and grass within the beautiful Old Westbury campus.
  • Awards
  • Post race beverages & snacks

All runner’s entry fees to benefit the NYIT Cross Country Teams.

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Volunteer ‘Screening Examiner’ – Position Description

The Screening Examiner is a volunteer position with the Diagnosis Foundation (DxF) for people who have passed the certification examination of the testing procedures involved in each particular screening event.  Part of the certification and continuing education requirements for each certification is participation in X number of screening events and examining x number of participants.

Screening examiners coordinate the days and times they participate in DxF sponsored screening events with the Volunteer Coordinator.  Additional information about screening event team members is located here.  A brief outline of ‘Screening Examiner’ responsibilities are:

1) Screening activities

  • Review pre-screening questionnaire for contra-indications to performing any test
  • Examine each participant 
  • Record results (for screening events without an Assistant Manager)
  • Review findings with each participant immediately after

2) Post-screening activities

  • Participate in Lessons Learned review
  • Solicit, collect & enter in Membership DB new research members
  • Recruit additional Screening Examiners

3) Accomplishments to become Screening Examiner

  • Passed the certification exam for the testing procedures involved in each particular screening event

Volunteer ‘Screening Manager’ – Position Description

The Screening Manager team member is a mid level volunteer position with the Diagnosis Foundation (DxF).  Volunteers coordinate the days and times they participate in DxF sponsored screening events with the Volunteer Coordinator.  Additional information about screening event team members is located here.  A brief outline of ‘Screening Manager’ responsibilities are:

Screening Mngr.

1) Pre-screening activities

  • Existing venues
    • Scheduling
      • Establish tentative dates
      • Verify availability of all required personnel, equipment, etc.
      • Confirmations of scheduled dates for screenings
    • Communications
      • Point of contact for communications between existing: venues, Asst. Mngrs., diagnosticians
      • Reminders to all staff & venue for pre-screening deadlines
      • Weekly updates with screening supervisor
    • Materials / Supplies – Organize, gather, produce, deliver, etc. all materials, supplies, equipment, furniture, amplification, tents, signage, etc.
    • Marketing of screens
      • Assist venue with internal & external marketing
      • Implement DxF internal marketing
  • New venue development
    • Site visit – Evaluate logistics requirements at new venue

2) Screening activities – Exit processing

  • Follow up – Any abnormal findings, fill out and discuss with screening participants the Follow Up Form
  • Obtain participant initials on Research Membership Agreement
  • Q & A Cards – Collect cards for DxF responses
  • Solicit: newsletter / general memberships / donations

3) Post-screening activities

  • Participate in Lessons Learned review
  • Inform supervisor of fundraising & new venue leads
  • Recruit & train additional Screening Mngrs. with approval of Screening Supervisor
  • Intern with Screening Supervisor

4) Accomplishments to become Screening Mngr.

  • Pass quiz on Screening Mngr. activities
  • Participate as Asst Mngr. in 3 screenings
  • Recruit & Train 2 of Asst. Mngrs.
  • Solicit, collect & enter in Membership DB 50 Research Members

See our Balanced Muscle Strength online course