Evaluation and Treatment of the Adolescent Overhead Athlete

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Course Description

In an era of sport specialization, the adolescent athlete is at an all-time high risk for sustaining injury. This course presents the rehabilitation specialist with the latest evidence – based approaches in the evaluation and rehabilitation of the adolescent overhead athlete.

Learn the critical elements of an effective screening process to identify young athletes who are at risk for injury.  This course presents the relationship among several shoulder and elbow disorders and discusses the most evidence- based clinical tests.  Effective screening measures to identify core instability, scapula dyskinesia and abnormal pitching mechanics are highlighted.  Numerous videos of sport-specific drills for the shoulder, scapula and corelower extremity are provided to enforce learned material. You will have access to the most recent post-surgical protocols used by the world’s leading orthopedic surgeons in the country.  

In addition, this course provides interval and transition to sport protocols for overhead athletes, including baseball pitchers and position players, swimmers, quarterbacks, golfers, tennis players, softball pitchers and tennis players.

This Seminar-on-Demand is 2 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).

Contact Hours: 2
Video Course Format: Video
Target Audience: ATC/LAT, CSCS/NSCA-CPT, OT/COTA, PT/PTA
Instructional Level: Intermediate BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential