Athletic Trainers and other healthcare professionals are exposed to an ever increasing environment of changing and evolving sports and competitions. Additionally, the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine are constantly updating and exploring new variables in treatment and recovery. This burgeoning diversity creates greater need than ever before for athletic trainers to remain current in their knowledge of sports injuries and treatment options. This course provides the Athletic Trainer with a resource for recognizing and understanding the characteristics of the most common injuries sustained by American athletes. The nature of each injury, tissue affected, impact on sports performance will be discussed as well as traditional and recently introduced approaches to rehabilitation. The viewer will gain an updated understanding of major sports injuries and be well prepared to participate in professionally administered rehabilitation and exercise programs.
|Contact Hours: 2||Course Format: Video||Target Audience:|
|Instructional Level: Intermediate||BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced|
|State||Discipline||Approval Status||Provider Code||Approval Category||Expiration Date|
|Florida||ATC/LAT||BOC Approved Provider||P3633||Category A||2018-12-31|
- Definition of stress fractures
- Shoulder separation and dislocation
- Throwing injuries
- Surgical and non surgical options
- Commonly pulled muscles related to sports
- Ligament issues of the ankle and knee
- Inter-relations of sports injuries and predisposition to future occurrence
- Classes of strains and sprains
- Common rehabilitation approaches to soft tissue tears
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on major sports injuries and aid them to be prepared to participate in professionally administered rehabilitation and exercise programs.
- Recognize separation injuries from joint dislocations.
- List risk factors for stress injuries to bones and connective tissues.
- List involved tissues in shoulder and throwing injuries.
- List surgical and non surgical options for stress and throwing injuries.
- Recognize effects of joint misalignment and muscle imbalance.
- List the inter-relations of sports injuries and predisposition to future occurrence.
- Recognize the classes of sprains and strains.
- Identify common rehabilitation approaches for soft tissue tears.
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Contact Hours: 2 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Certified Athletic Trainer and Nurses
Instructional Level: Intermediate
BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Financial – James Menz is the owenr of JGM Consultants, LLC and receives a salary. He receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service