Welcome to the UConn ISM Running Clinic

Clinician conducting a running evaluation

The UConn ISM Running Clinic, located on the UConn Storrs campus and affiliated with UConn Health, strives to help athletes and runners of all levels and abilities to reach their peak performance while working to prevent and treat sports-related running injuries. From recreational to high school and collegiate sports to professional teams, our experts dedicate their careers to keeping you moving forward and staying in the game. Through world class clinical care, education, and research, we specialize in complete care for athletes and runners including, injury prevention programs and assessments, peak athletic performance evaluations, and return to sport after an injury.

Running Gait Analysis & Injury Evaluation

“Return to Running Your Best After Injury”

Are you experiencing a running-related injury that has hindered your running performance?

Our expert clinicians offer a biomechanical analysis with our state-of-the-art motion capture system and clinical evaluation to assess your running biomechanics and provide treatment recommendations to get you back to running your best. This includes:

  • 2D Running Gait Analysis with Complete Report
  • Comprehensive Biomechanical Analysis and Clinical Evaluation
  • Individualized treatment plan and customized exercise program

Running Gait Analysis & Performance Evaluation

“Optimize Your Running Performance”

Are you looking to improve your running performance? Our experts will perform a running gait analysis with our state-of-the-art motion capture system and biomechanical assessment to identify areas that can help you to improve your performance.

The performance evaluation includes:

Personalized recommendations on training, gait modifications, exercise, and footwear based on:

  • 2D Running Gait Analysis with Complete Report
  • Comprehensive Biomechanical Analysis and Clinical Screening

Return to Run/Sport Rehabilitation Package

Are you an athlete who is struggling to return to run/sport following injury or surgery?
Our expert sports medicine clinicians will design an individualized rehabilitation and return to run/sport training program to help you achieve your goals. This includes:

  • Comprehensive Biomechanical Analysis and Clinical Evaluation
  • Individualized Rehabilitation Plan and Exercise Program
  • 6 sessions or 12 sessions
Athlete running on the treadmill during running eval
A test subject is measured for jump landing biomechanics using Physimax software by the department of kinesiology at the Mark R. Shenkman Training Center

Comprehensive Screening, Prevention, & Functional Rehabilitation for Injuries

“Customize your sports training to minimize injury risk"

Are you an athlete looking to return to sport following an injury or surgery? We offer a complete biomechanical analysis to assess movements specific to your sport in order to return you to sport safely and prevent risk of injury.

The biomechanical evaluation includes:

  • Objective measures to evaluate injury risk and/or functional readiness to return to sport after injury
  • Customized guidelines for injury prevention and rehabilitation for return to sport after injury
  • PhysiMax Assessment-“A Premier Screening tool utilized by Elite Athletes.”

 

Individual follow-up session (1 hour session)

Individual follow-up session with an expert sports medicine clinician for rehabilitation and/or gait retraining to achieve optimal running performance.

The Ultimate Running Performance Package

In collaboration with our partners at the Korey Stringer Institute, the ultimate package includes:

  • 2D Running Gait Analysis with Complete Report and Videos
  • Comprehensive Biomechanical Analysis and Clinical Evaluation
  • Individualized training plan and Exercise Program
  • V02 Max OR Lactate Threshold Testing
  • Body Composition with BOD POD
  • Sweat Electrolyte Testing in Environmental Chamber (max 60min)
Ryan Curtis, KSI associate director of athlete performance and safety, runs on a treadmill at the Mission Heat Lab at the Korey Stringer Institute at Gampel Pavilion