Jason Lunden comes onto the show to discuss rehabilitation and education when working with runners and cyclists. Jason discusses the most common running and biking injuries, top clinical pearls regarding running and cycling rehab, how Jason evaluates runners and cyclists, running shoe considerations, relevant running and cycling research, best resources for the clinician looking to learn more about runners/cyclists, best tips on teaching runners/cyclists, how running/cycling should be integrated into DPT programs, and much more!


Jason specializes in the rehabilitation and prevention of sports-related injuries, with a particular interest in the biomechanics of sporting activities  including running, cycling, skiing, snowboarding and overhead athletics. He has published on the topic of shoulder biomechanics and the rehabilitation of knee injuries and has a strong commitment to educating others. Jason serves as a physical therapist for the US Snowboarding and US Freeskiing teams and is a frequent, well-received local and national presenter on the topics of sports rehabilitation and injury prevention. He is a recent recipient of the New Horizon Award from the American Physical Therapy Association. Jason received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Minnesota, where he was the recipient of the Gary L. Soderberg DPT Visionary Award, the Mary A. McEvoy Award for Public Engagement and Leadership, the MN APTA Outstanding Physical Therapy Student Award, and the President’s Student Leadership and Service Award. He received a Masters of Arts in Cell and Molecular Biology from St. Cloud State University and Bachelors of Arts from St. Olaf College. Jason also received specialized training through the Minnesota Sports Medicine Sports Physical Therapy Residency, and received his board certification as a Sports Physical Therapy Clinical Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association. He has also served as a faculty member for the Fairview Sports Physical Therapy Residency Program. He teaches the Rehabilitation of the Injured Runner and the Professional Bike Fitting courses through the Institute of Clinical Excellence. He practices at Excel Physical Therapy in Bozeman, Montana. Jason is an avid snowboarder, cyclist, runner, and Nordic skier, and he enjoys spending his time outdoors with his family.

Institute of Clinical Excellence Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/educatePT/ 

Institute of Clinical Excellence Instagram Page: https://www.instagram.com/icephysio/ 

Institute of Clinical Excellence Twitter Page: https://twitter.com/icephysio 

Jason’s Instagram Page: https://www.instagram.com/am_institute_of_sports_rehab/ 

Excel Physical Therapy Website: http://excelptmt.com/ 

Jason’s Bike Fitting Course: http://ptonice.com/professional-bike-fitting

  Jason’s Rehabilitation of the Injured Runner Course: http://ptonice.com/rehabilitation-injured-runner

Anatomy for Runners by Jay DiCharry- https://www.amazon.com/Anatomy-Runners-Unlocking-Potential-Prevention/dp/1620871599/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1527916011&sr=8-1&keywords=anatomy+for+runners+by+jay+dicharry 

Andy Pruitt’s Complete Medical Guide for Cyclists: https://www.amazon.com/Pruitts-Complete-Medical-Guide-Cyclists/dp/1931382808/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1527916414&sr=8-1&keywords=andy+pruitt%27s+complete+medical+guide+for+cyclists 

Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder: https://www.amazon.com/Mountains-Beyond-Farmer-Random-Readers/dp/0812980557/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1527917762&sr=8-1&keywords=mountains+beyond+mountains+the+quest+of+dr.+paul+farmer 

Steve Hogg’s Bike Fitting Website: https://www.stevehoggbikefitting.com/ 

Fast Twitch Performance Website: http://fasttwitchperformance.com/