Physical Therapist. Researcher. Educator. Building scientific curiosity and tackling health misinformation. — zacharywalston.com; Clinical Gap Podcast

A physical therapist addresses misconceptions around intensity, soreness, and pain

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Mental models, reflective practice, curiosity, and uncertainty are necessary to succeed in our careers and life.

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Photo by Austrian National Library on Unsplash


Simply telling someone to build resilience is a cop-out. Understanding perception and cognitive fallacies point to better solutions.

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Image credit: BrianAJackson.


There is no such thing as a “best” diet

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Exercise does not have to be painful or miserable to be effective

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Photo by Lucy Dunne on Unsplash


Why curating your reading is important for personal and professional growth.

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Early in my career, the emphasis was on leadership.


Sleep deprivation influences nearly all measures of performance

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Photo by Damir Spanic on Unsplash


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Why clinicians are slow to adopt change and what to do about it.


Why shoe type, pronation, and strike pattern don’t matter as much as you think

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Photo by Candra Winata on Unsplash


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