Saturday, February 24, 2018
University of Delaware
John M. Clayton Hall, Newark, DE, 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.
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 athletic trainers, physical therapists, sports medicine physicians, chiropractors and other healthcare professionals in the evaluation, management/treatment and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries. At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:
Perform creative taping methods for various athletic injuries to help enable athletes to return to competition as soon as it is medically safe
Target a throwing athlete’s issues and provide appropriate treatment interventions
Implement shoulder endurance programs for a wide variety of patient populations
Demonstrate the Y Balance TestTM for upper extremity rehabilitation and return to play
Utilize posture and muscle-length testing in upper and lower extremity evaluation
Understand psychological factors that influence injury
Familiarize participants with mental imagery techniques and their role in rehabilitation
Evaluate and treat post-concussion dizziness
Implement vestibular rehabilitation techniques for post-concussion patients
Apply evidence-based reasoning for application of instrument-assisted soft tissue treatment choices