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The Knowbodies Podcast

Know. Your. Body. We are two physical therapists passionate about creating a more informed and healthier society through speaking with leading minds in the worlds of health, fitness, and self-development. The goal is to tackle any and all subjects relating to the most dynamic organism on the planet: the human body.
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Apr 25, 2018

Elliot Berkman is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Oregon. His research is about the motivational and cognitive factors that contribute to success and failure real-world goals, as well as the neural systems that support goal pursuit. In addition to studying how goal pursuit works, Dr. Berkman’s research also seeks ways to facilitate health behavior change goals such as cigarette smoking cessation and dieting. His research combines the distinct strengths of several research methods including functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), cross-sectional and longitudinal survey methods, laboratory experiments, and translational neuroscience randomized controlled trials. Click here for more information about his research. He teaches courses in statistics, neuroimaging, and social psychology. His research and teaching have been recognized with the Social-Personality Health Network Early Career Award, the Joseph A. Gengerelli Distinguished Dissertation Award, the UCLA Social Psychology Dissertation Award, the Arthur J. Woodward Peer Mentoring Award and the UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award. He received his PhD in 2010 from the University of California, Los Angeles. His blog, The Motivated Brain, is located at Psychology Today, and he tweets as @Psychologician.

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Show Notes:

  • What is autonomous regulation and how do we set goals for ourselves?
  • Are we at risk for being too passive with medical interventions, leaving an untapped level of autonomy and engagement on the table?
  • The influence of language and transparency of choice
  • Some key takeaways from a persons own narrative and gain deeper understanding about their decision making process
  • Navigating a subjective story of tragedy and framing a story or plan of success
  • What is an internal locus of control and how do external influences consume us
  • Bucking against perceived restraint
  • The future of behavior in our society and the influence of technology on our perception of reality
  • Read about the awesome work of Jeremy Bailenson here: https://comm.stanford.edu/faculty-bailenson/
Apr 18, 2018

In this episode we sit down with Doctor of Chiropractic, Justin Rabinowitz. Justin is a movement-based Chiropractor based out of Warren, NJ and he is also the author of the recently published book, Beyond Fitness: Revealing The Secrets To An Active, Pain-Free Life.

In this episode we dive into how Justin has built his practice around a culture of movement, how he has marketed his practice, and what inspired him to publish a book. If you're interested in purchasing a copy of Beyond Fitness, you can find it here:

http://www.beyondfitnessbook.com/

To learn more about Justin's practice you can check it out at:

https://strive2move.com/

 

Apr 11, 2018

The White Belt Mentality - A New Breed of SPT’s: featuring Nick Perugini 

Fusing a therapeutic approach with principles of coaching: A new hybrid of assessment, client intake, and progressions

How teachable is a “PT process?” Whats it like to really educate and collaborate with other professionals at an operational level to achieve a common mission

The white-belt mentality and the value of team transparency 

How a successful PT evaluation can create greater responsibility and autonomy from clients and coaches alike

Being a PT on the community level, going beyond the 1 on 1 care and forming a health alliance that is based on health literacy and relationships

How Nick took a stab at learning and expanding his horizon, adding responsibility as an SPT and what he’s learned about being uncomfortable as he grows

Some words of wisdom to help spin PT school or any learning experience and translate new knowledge into applicable skills

Check out Nick’s growing video archive at www.youtube/peruginifitness

follow Nick with his handles @philadelphia.physio

If you’re in the #philly area and want to connect with some great folks, check out Nick’s crossfit gym, http://crossfitlove.com

Apr 4, 2018

In this episode, Nick and Will sit down with concierge physical therapists Josh Payne and David Bayliff. We dive into how Josh and David branched out from working in outpatient orthopedic clinics to transitioning to being cash-based mobile physical therapists, seeing patients in their home during the day. We're huge fans of finding different ways to leverage our knowledge as healthcare practitioners and this opens so many doors for those entrepreneurs amongst us!

To learn more about Josh, you can read and follow him by checking out his website: Freedom Physical Therapy

To learn more about David, you can read and follow him by checking out his website: Bayliff Integrated Wellness

 

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