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Linfield faculty lecture to address aquatic rehabilitation

Greg HillGreg Hill, Linfield College athletic trainer and assistant professor, will explain the use of aquatic activity in rehabilitation during an upcoming faculty lecture at Linfield.

“Concepts and Exercises Related to Aquatic Rehabilitation and Conditioning of the Lower Extremity” will be presented Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in 201 Riley Hall at Linfield.

Hill will explain the concepts and principles behind aquatic activity. He will give details on the guidelines of rehabilitation, specifically looking at common injuries of the lower extremity. Hill will then discuss the effectiveness of rehabilitation conducted in aquatic settings which minimizes recovery time and maximizes the benefits available.

Hill received his master’s degree from Oregon State University in sports medicine and is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist. He has been at Linfield since 2000 and has been a certified athletic trainer since 1998.

The lecture is free and open to the public. The Linfield College faculty lecture series offers one presentation each month by a member of the Linfield faculty. For more information, call 503-883-2409.