Marc R. Bernier, DPT, MPT, CSCS, is the Clinical Director of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation for Encore Rehabilitation at Spain Park High School in Birmingham, Alabama. In this role, Marc is responsible for the treatment of injuries sustained from a variety of sports. Marc has earned distinction as an international expert and consultant in the field of soccer-specific sports medicine, having developed rehabilitative programs for professional soccer players in the United States, South America, and Europe, including 4 participants in the FIFA World Cup. More recently, he has focused on the development of rehabilitative and injury preventative programs for youth athletes, and is currently serving as a sports medicine consultant for the Alabama Soccer Association.

Marc served as a national instructor for HealthSouth Corporation as a "Knee and Shoulder Specialist," and was a recipient of the "Educator of the Year" award in 2004. He has also lectured at the Major League Soccer Combine for the Professional Soccer Athletic Trainer's Society, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's Annual Convention, the American Sports Medicine Institute's "Recent Advances in Rehabilitation" course, and is an annual presenter at the Encore Sports Medicine Symposium.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Marc R. Bernier is the Clinical Director for Encore Rehabilitation. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. 

Non-financial: Marc R. Bernier has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.