Use of The Underwater Treadmill for The Buffalo Concussion Treadmill Test
June 16, 2021 from 1:00 - 2:00pm EDT
Presented by: Murphy Grant, Sr. Assistant Athletic Director at Wake Forest University
Join Murphy for a webinar on using an underwater treadmill for concussion testing and return to play. This webinar is going to review the Buffalo Concussion Treadmill Test, current rehabilitation protocols for concussions and ways to incorporate new technologies into return to play plans.
- Recognize and memorize the effectiveness of the Buffalo Concussion Treadmill Test.
- Recall knowledge of current rehabilitation techniques of general orthopedic injuries in football.
- Identify ways to alter the Buffalo Concussion Treadmill Test.
- Detail and distinguish how to incorporate new technologies into Concussion return to activity plans.
Continuing Education: This course is intended for athletic trainers. 1 CEU is available through the BOC for athletic trainers who watch the live webinar in its entirety.
Cancellation Policy: HydroWorx reserves the right to change or cancel this webinar dependent on unforeseen circumstances for the speakers or HydroWorx.
Grant leads Wake Forest’s Sports Performance Team which includes a team of 32 professionals specializing in sports medicine, athletic training, strength and conditioning, sports psychology and sports nutrition. Grant is the first Wake Forest athletics employee to hold the title of Athletics Health Care Administrator.
Grant has 18 years of experience as an NCAA Division I athletic trainer. He joins the Demon Deacons after spending 13 years at the University of Kansas where he served as the head football athletic trainer for 12 years and as the Director of Sports Medicine for the past 11 years.
In his career, Murphy has been involved with numerous teams that achieved postseason success. While at OSU the Cowboys basketball team advanced to the Final Four and made a Sweet 16 appearance. He has been a part of back-to-back bowl games wins with Kansas football (BCS Orange Bowl and the Insight Bowl).
In addition to his athletic training work at OSU and Kansas, Grant has worked with the television show ‘The Biggest Loser,’ designing workout programs for its contestants, specifically regimens affiliated with HydroWorx. Additionally, Grant has spent time working with the Chelsea Football Club, Manchester United, Manchester City, Tottenham, and West Brom of the English Premiere League and Major League Baseball’s Washington Nationals, Navy SEALs, and several orthopedic and physical therapy clinics around the country. Grant is responsible for a chapter in the book ‘The Use of Aquatics in Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Rehabilitation and Physical Conditioning.’
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Grant is married to the former Amy Dana, who is also a certified athletic trainer. The couple has two sons, Jackson and Gavin.