Blood flow restriction: Accelerate Performance & Recovery


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Unscared Crossfit - 2e Daalsedijk 4b, 3551 EJ Utrecht

Specialist Nicholas Rolnick


Accreditatie (only for Dutch people)

Keurmerk: 8 punten
KNGF: 8 punten het algemeen register, sport register aangevraagd

Taal scholing: Engels

18 april 2020

14.00 - 21.00 uur

Blood Flow Restriction

As THE BFR PROS, it is our mission to help clinicians, fitness & performance coaches grow your business by giving the most enjoyable, unbiased evidence based blood flow restriction (BFR) training workshops possible. We accomplish this through our customized edutaining curriculum that includes active participation from all attendees. Each single day workshop is divided into classroom instruction, & lab/demonstration with population specific case studies.

This 1 day workshop is for Rehab Professionals who want specialize in BFR Training for the injured community. Upon completion, a BFR Training Rehab Specialist Certification will be awareded. Rehab professionals should consider taking both workshops to have a complete picture of working within the healthy and rehab populations.

All previous certified BFR rehab clinicians are eligible to take the workshop and receive a one time $50 credit. To receive this credit attendees must e-mail a copy of their BFR certificate to

BFR training – Accelerate recovery/rehab workshops abjectives:

1: Discuss importance of muscle protein synthesis within the injured, post operative, elderly and neurological populations.

2: Evaluate the benefits of BFR training and its secondary mechanism as it relates to tissue healing and return to activity.

3: Discuss BFR in clinical practice within injured, post operative, elderly and neurological populations.

4: Discuss case studies and design/demonstrate a BFR treatment plan of care.

5: Discuss marketing and business strategies and solutions to successfully integrate BFR into practice.

The day

Introduction, Location Logistics (Bathroom/Food), The Roadmap
Essential Exercise Science Concepts
Scientific Basis for Blood Flow Restrictions Indications
What is Blood Flow Restriction (BFR)?
Lab 1 – LOP Assessment and Cell Swelling
Return from lunch -Secondary Mechanisms of BFR
Systematic Reviews and Study Appraisals
Practical – High Level Functional Assessment
Lab 2 – Exercise Concepts
Developing a Plan of Care
End of the day

Nicholas Rolnick PT, DPT, MS, CSCS, Co-Owner & Clinical Instructor The BFR PROS

Nick Rolnick, AKA The Human Performance Mechanic is a world-class Physical Therapist & Performance Enhancement Specialist and is quickly establishing a reputation as a leading international authority in Blood Flow Restriction.

He has had an interest in sports and performance from his days as captain of his college baseball team at Franklin & Marshall, where he achieved all-conference honors, to his more recent pursuits as a men’s physique competitor. Since graduating with an M.S. in Health Promotion Management from American University, Nick realized his love for fitness with his passion to help others by earning a Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Columbia University with honors.

Nick teaches Kinesiology I & II in the MS Applied Exercise Science Program at Concordia University, Chicago and undergraduate Kinesiology at Lehmann College, Bronx NY.

He helped found THE BFR PROS to further his mission of making the world a better place by helping people get back to the activities they love as quickly as possible and experiencing the joy of pain-free movement™ through evidence-based therapies like BFR-Blood Flow Restriction!

Nick teaches BFR Workshops across Europe including, France, Switzerland, Belgium & Italy. The demand for his expertise as a Speaker in BFR (Blood Flow Restriction) continues to grow in places such as London (Nov 28 & 29, 2019), Paris (Jan – 2020) and The NSCA 2020 National Conference in Las Vegas (July 2020).