51st Annual Medical Aspects of Sports Seminar
Saturday, February 29, 2020
University of Delaware
UD Tower at STAR Campus—UD Audion
100 Discovery Blvd., Newark, Del., 7 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Successful prevention, evaluation and rehabilitation of sports injuries are crucial elements of any comprehensive athletic program. This one-day sports medicine conference covers topics related to the evaluation and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries to the upper and lower extremities. A special panel discussion will allow attendees to ask questions of our distinguished speakers.
Continuing Education Credit — NEW! Evidence Based Practice (EBP) creditfor athletic trainers: 7.0 Category A CEUs and 1.0 EBP CEU approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC). Physical therapists: Details pending. Click here for details.
This year’s topics include —
Hydrotherapy for collegiate and NFL football players
Injury prevention in overhead athletes
Treatment measures for chronic exertional leg pain
Achilles tendinopathy management/prevention
Performance technology for the prevention of injuries
Blood flow restriction rehabilitation for post-operative muscle weakness
Who should attend?
Team and family physicians
Fitness club personnel
School personnel involved in physical education, recreation and physical fitness programs.
The purpose of this sports medicine seminar is to assist healthcare professionals – athletic trainers, physical therapists, sports medicine physicians, chiropractors, etc. – in the prevention, rehabilitation and return to play of sports-related injuries. At the end of this activity, participants should be able to
Perform creative taping methods for various injuries to return athletes to competition as soon as it is medically safe;
Implement current research to prevent injuries in overhead athletes;
Understand the value of hydrotherapy in the comprehensive care of collegiate and NFL football players;
Implement current research to conservatively manage Achilles tendinopathy in athletes;
Understand differential diagnoses and appropriate treatment measures for chronic exertional leg pain;
Understand the importance of utilizing performance technology in the prevention of injuries and improvement in athletic performance;
Implement current research to improve post-operative muscle weakness through the use of blood flow restriction rehabilitation.
Dan Watson, MEd, LAT, ATC, conference director
Brandon DeSantis, MS, LAT, ATC
Nikki Lounsberry, MS, LAT, ATC
Kelly Stafford, MS, LAT, ATC
Melanee Johnson, MS, LAT, ATC
Paul Lowry, MEd, LAT, ATC
Leyla Kuz-Dworzak, MS, LAT, ATC
Mike Stant, MS, LAT, ATC
Caroline Howard, MS, LAT, ATC
Sam Korolev, MS, LAT, ATC
Tiana McKim, MS, LAT, ATC
Karissa Carty, MS, LAT, ATC
Steven Browne, MS, LAT, ATC
Stephanie Minite, MS, LAT, ATC
Melanie Lu, MS, LAT, ATC
Lynn Fishlock, MEd
Registration and Fees
The Medical Aspects of Sports registration fee includes conference materials, continental breakfast and lunch. All conference materials and handouts are provided electronically.
Medical Aspects of Sports Seminar — $215
Student rate for full-time matriculated students — $80
Refund policy — A full refund will be given for written cancellation received by February 14, 2020. No refund will be given after this date. In the event that this program is rescheduled or canceled, the University of Delaware is not responsible for any penalties or fees assessed as a result of cancellation or modification of travel arrangements or hotel accommodations.