Symposium Course Objectives
Treatment Parameters, The Hot & Cold of It
Lisa Jutte, PhD, AT
Objectives: Participants will appreciate the limitations of systemic reviews as they relate to cryotherapy and thermotherapy, and understand how treatment parameters can affect thermotherapy and cryotherapy outcomes.
Role of the Brain in Musculoskeletal Injury & How We Really Change Movement
Dustin Grooms, MEd, ATC, CSCS
Objectives: Participants will understand the motor control and motor learning implications for injury prevention and rehabilitation, have exposure to the frontier of brain science, gain appreciation for its impact on clinical practice and have exposure to novel methods impacting motor control in musculoskeletal injury.
Differential Diagnosis: Medical Screening in Primary Care
Ben Just, PT, MPT
Objectives: Participants will be able to recognize the importance of each stage of the “diagnosis flow”; recognize and differentiate the symptoms of stress fractures, myocardial infarction, vertigo, abdominal aortic aneurysm, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism; and understand and practice the use of diagnostic tools to screen for medical emergencies.
Arthroscopic Hip Labral Tear Surgery
J Doug Abbott, MD
Objectives: Participants will review the basic anatomy of the hip, learn the indications and contraindications of this surgery and have an understanding of the earlier return to activities.
Fueling Up: Current Sports Nutrition Trends to Enhance Performance
Dawn Weatherwax, RD, CSSD, LD, ATC, CSCS
Objectives: Participants will have an understanding of everyday fundamentals that most impact performance, understand the importance of hydration and electrolytes in sports and be knowledgeable of buffering agents on performance outcomes.
The Psychology of Sport Injury & Recovery
Mark D. Humbert, PhD
Objectives: Participants will learn about young athlete injury statistics, discuss how stress reactions contribute to injury and discuss the role of athletic trainers and physical therapists in injury recovery.
Workout Drinks, Performance Enhancing Drugs & Key Muscles to Train in the High School Athlete
Tim McCrossen, BS, DC
Initial Management of Head & Spinal Cord Injury in the Athlete
Mike Jett, RN, CEN, EMT-P
Objectives: Participants will be able to identify those who are at risk for spinal cord and head injury during recreation, explain safety equipment and its impact on injury prevention (particularly among football players), discuss the risks versus benefits of removing a helmet and considerations when performing this maneuver.
Manual Therapy for the Overhead Athlete: Integrating Evidence and Practice
Phil Anloague, PT, DHSc, OCS, MTC
Objectives: Participants will review the functional anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder complex, be able to identify and define tests and measures that are supported by research including special tests that have the greatest utility, and learn current manual therapy techniques and approaches for the overhead athletes that are evidence-based.
The Mulligan Concept: Basic Techniques
Amy Bennett, PT, GCMT, MCTA
Objectives: Participants will be able to introduce the Mulligan Concept as a valuable addition to the clinical toolbox, provide guidelines and indications for the techniques and to challenge established conceptual models of musculoskeletal pathology.
Hypermobility Syndrome: An Introduction to Identification, Issues & Management
Jesse Ehrnschwender, PT, MPT
Objectives: Participants will have an understanding of Ehler Danlos Syndrome, learn skills to assist in identification of joint hypermobility and discuss implications of the issue as related to outpatient physical therapy.
Kinesiology Taping: Try It – You Might Like It!
Sponsored by Cramer Sports Medicine
Timothy Koberna, MA, ATC, LAT
Objectives: Participants will be able to identify current types of kinesiology taping, discuss the theory and application of kinesiology taping, and demonstrate different kinesiology taping techniques and applications using Cramer Sports Motion Tape.
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