This week we are featuring an article written in 2015 about how MAT® was first developed:
"Bridging the Gap: Greg Roskopf, MA, wants health and fitness professionals to recognize that helping clients to improve health and lose weight requires a solid understanding of how to help them control pain and reduce inflammation.
A longtime athlete who found himself constantly falling prey to injury, Greg Roskopf, MA, created a new approach to recovery called Muscle Activation TechniquesT®. The process, which helps to identify unique causes of muscle tightness and weakness in order to remedy them, has been used by professional athletes playing for the Arizona Cardinals, Denver Broncos, Utah Jazz and Denver Nuggets, as well as a wide range of other clients.
A specialist in improving muscle function, Roskopf focuses on how individual biomechanics affect the ability of one’s musculoskeletal system to handle the demands that come with participation in sports or training. A frequent speaker at fitness and allied health industry events, Roskopf also focuses on working with clients with special needs, such as those with autoimmune or systemic disorders. He holds a master’s degree in physical education from Fresno State University..."
by Cedric X. Bryant, PhD, FACSM on Feb 23, 2015