FUNfitness is the physical therapy discipline of Healthy Athletes® that addresses the ongoing health needs of Special Olympics athletes.
How FUNfitness Helps
FUNfitness provides athletes the opportunity to be examined for flexibility of hamstring, calf, shoulder rotator and hip flexor muscles. During these screenings, athletes are given guidance and exercise recommendations from physical therapists and related professionals in order to prevent and reduce the risk of injury.FUNfitness Fact Sheet
Criteria for Clinical Director
Individuals interested in acting as a clinical director for FUNfitness events should have the following qualifications/skills:
- Licensed Physical Therapist is preferred
- Coordinate events annually
- Solicit funding
- Identify and recruit volunteer physical therapists
Clinical Directors: Marylou Jani, Carmela Hanna, Meghan Dilley, Anthony Daffner-Milos
If you are interested in becoming involved in our FUNfitness screening events, please contact Katelyn Sheridan at firstname.lastname@example.org.