Dr. Emily Splichal
About Dr. Emily Splichal
Dr Emily Splichal, Functional Podiatrist and Human Movement Specialist, is the Founder of EBFA Global, Creator of the Barefoot Training Specialist® Certification, Author of Barefoot Strong and CEO/Founder of Naboso Technology. With over 20 years in the fitness industry, Dr Splichal has dedicated her medical career towards studying postural alignment and human movement as it relates to barefoot science, foot to core integration, and sensory integration.
Walking Speed as a Predictor of Longevity
Walking. The most foundational and functional movement pattern we do every day. This subconscious movement pattern is often taken for granted; however, the implications of poor walking metrics is actually a huge predictor of vitality and longevity. Join EBFA founder Dr. Emily as she explores 3 of the biggest contributors to slowed walking speed and how we can start to address them.
1. To describe 3 of the most common contributors to slowed walking speed with age including balance, mobility, and connective tissue elasticity
2. To explain common causes of decreased single leg stability and how to begin to build back balance for optimal walking speed
3. To demonstrate integrate mobility exercise between the tspine, pelvis, and ankle for the goal of improving mobility demands of walking