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Course Description

This online ce course utilizes content from the textbook “Athletic and Sport Issues in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation” By David J. Magee, PhD, BPT, Robert C. Manske, DPT, MEd, MPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS, James E. Zachazewski, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC and William S. Quillen, PT, PhD, SCS, FACSM© 2011, published by Elsevier.
Instructional Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Athletic and Sport Issues in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation provides expert insight and clear rehabilitation guidelines to help you manage injuries and special medical needs unique to athletic clients.

Contributions from leading physical therapists, athletic trainers, and orthopedic surgeons give you a comprehensive, clinically relevant understanding of common sports-related injuries and help you ensure the most effective therapeutic outcomes.
Key Features

  • Addresses a broad range of sports-related injuries and conditions
  • Reinforces key concepts with highlighted content and hundreds of detailed illustrations
  • Summarizes essential information for fast, easy reference clinical settings

Module Description

Included in Module 1: Preparation and Prevention in Sports Medicine

Chapter 1:  Role of the Sports Medicine Team
Chapter 2:  Preparation Evaluation and Physical Fitness Profiling
Chapter 3:  Psychological Aspects of Youth Sports
Chapter 4:  Nutrition Counseling Athletes

Module Goals

Course Goals and Objectives
Course Goals:This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study of preparation and prevention techniques in sports medicine.
Professional Learning Objectives
1.Discuss all components of the sports medicine team.
2.Identify the many purposes and objectives of the preparticipation evaluations.
3.List the elements of preparticipation physical evaluations.
4.Explain the role the cardiovascular examination plays in determining if an athlete should participate in sport activities.
5.Demonstrate knowledge in various medical conditions and how they affect sports participation.
6.List the physical fitness tests that make up the physical fitness profile.
7.Differentiate between clinical, laboratory and field tests.
8.dentify the key tools for parents to enhance performance in children.
9.Discuss the psychological features of the injured athlete following injury.
10.Explain what it means when an athlete is experiencing burnout, staleness or a slump.
11.Identify the signs of depression using the mnemonic “SIGECAPS.”
12.Define second-impact syndrome and the susceptibility of young athletes.
13.Demonstrate knowledge in the female athlete triad.
14.Differentiate between the abnormal eating patterns of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.
15.Discuss the components of a nutritional assessment.
16.Identify the body’s preferred source of energy.
17.Demonstrate knowledge in the recommended carbohydrate intakes for various athletes.
18.Explain carbohydrate loading.
19.Differentiate between the essential and nonessential amino acids.
20.List the branched-chain amino acids and their contribution to the athlete.
21.Discuss sports anemia and its occurrence in athletes.
22.Identify factors that lead to increased risk of iron deficiency anemia.
23.Explain appropriate measures to monitor fluid loss during activity.
24.Discuss the fluid consumption guidelines.
25.Demonstrate knowledge in weight management as it pertains to athletes.