EP. 074

Sue Falsone

Owner/ Founder of Structure and Function Education Owner, Falsone Consulting Associate Professor, Athletic Training Programs, Arizona School of Health.

Sciences, A.T. Still University Author, Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance Nike Performance Council Member Previous Head of Athletic Training and Sports Performance, US Soccer 

Men’s National Team Previous Head Athletic Trainer and Physical Therapist for the Los Angeles 

Dodges Previous Vice President of Performance Physical Therapy and Team 

Sports at Athletes’ Performance (now EXOS) Treasurer, Sports Special Interest Group, American Academy of Orthopedic 

Manual Physical Therapists Current consultant to professional athletes and professional sport 

organizations Master of Science in Human Movement with a concentration in Sports 

Medicine from UNC-Chapel Hill Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Daemen College Board Certified Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy through the APTA Certified Athletic Trainer through the NATBOC Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA Certified Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapist in the Spine through the 

IAOM-US Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance, 200- Hour teacher training


Show Notes:

Website: suefalsone.com

Website: structureandfunction.net

Facebook: Sue Falsone

Twitter: @suefalsone

Instagram: suefalsone

Books Mentioned:


Biology of Belief

Make it Stick

Sue’s Book Recommendations

Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Deep Medicine

Podcasts Mentioned:
Leave Your Mark #18 – She Broke the Glass Ceiling and Thrived with Sue Falsone

Ready State Podcast: S2EP5: Sue Falsone


Video’s Mentioned:

Robert Sapolsky – Introduction to Human Behavioral Biology (Full Course on YouTube)

The biology of our best and worst selves | Robert Sapolsky


Movies Mentioned:

42 (film)

People and Resources mentioned:

Mike Boyle


Mark Verstegen

Brandon Marcello 

LA Dodgers 


Gary Winkler

Vern Gambetta

Al Vermeil

Dick Vermeil

Derek Evely

Denis Logan

Nicole Rodriguez  

Darryl Eto

Luke Richesson

Nick Winkelman 

Laree Draper

Leon Chaitow

Judith DeLany

Phil Sizer

Functional Movement Screen 

Bruce Lipton

Joseph Chilton Pearce

Jacque Fresco

Shawn Myszka

Shirley Sahrmann

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization

Postural Restoration Institute

Functional Anatomy Seminars – Andreo Spina


Richard Branson

Jackie Robinson

Barack Obama 



0:00 – 3:37 – Robbie intro’s the show and asks Sue to share her background

3:38 – 7:44 – Robbie asks Sue about her love for wine

7:45 – 13:17 – Robbie asks Sue about her decision to leave EXOS and the LA Dodgers 

13:18 – 18:14 – Robbie asks Sue what was Mark Verstegen’s reaction to her leaving EXOS

18:15 – 24:55 – Robbie asks Sue about why she decided to write her book “Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance”

24:56 – 34:09 – Robbie asks Sue about the Organizational System/ Framework that she developed with Phil Sizer

34:10 – 50:57 – Robbie asks Sue to discuss the concept of the pain generator and why treating the site of pain to provide relief is ok, while you also treat the root cause of pain

50:58 – 54:23 – Robbie asks Sue for her top and current book recommendations?

54:24 – 56:43 – Robbie asks Sue how she learns?

56:44 – 1:02:05 – Robbie asks Sue, if she could invite 5 people to dinner, dead or alive, who would she invite and why?

1:02:06 – 1:03:40 – Robbie asks Sue where people can find out more about her and her work?

1:03:40 – 1:04:02 – Robbie wraps up the show!