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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 7:  Female Athletes, Musculoskeletal Dance Medicine, Athlete’s with Disabilities and the Selected Needs of the Masters Athlete

Chapter 26:  The Female Athlete
Chapter 27:  Musculosketal Dance Medicine and Science
Chapter 28:  The Athlete with Disability
Chapter 29:  Selected Rehabilitation Needs of the Masters Athlete

Module Goals

Course Goals and Objectives
Course Goals:This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study Female Athletes, Musculoskeletal Dance Medicine, Athlete’s with Disabilities and the Selected Needs of the Masters Athlete

Professional Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the physiological and musculoskeletal differences between the sexes.
  2. Identify both intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors of the female athlete.
  3. Identify the relationship between menstrual cycle and anterior cruciate ligament injuries.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge in medial tibial stress syndrome.
  5. Discuss the female athlete triad.
  6. List the absolute and relative contraindications to exercise during pregnancy.
  7. Differentiate between dancers as compared with traditional athletes.
  8. Demonstrate knowledge of the "Dancer’s Psyche," as it applies to determining when an injury may exist.
  9. Explain the incidence of injury associated with the lower extremity of dancers.
  10. Discuss the ankle and foot in demi-plié, demi-pointe and en pointe positions as it applies to classical dance.
  11. Identify the ideal ballet turnout and complications associated with a forced turnout.
  12. Define dancer’s tendinopathy.
  13. Explain the common overuse injury of dance associated with the second metatarsal shaft.
  14. Discuss anterior cruciate ligament injuries and the occurrence of ACL injuries in dance.
  15. Demonstrate knowledge in treating athletes with disabilities.
  16. List areas of considerations when performing movement analysis for disabled athletes.
  17. Explain the psychosocial considerations of disabled athletes.
  18. Identify common injuries of athletes who compete in wheelchairs.
  19. Discuss injuries that can occur in athletes with amputees.
  20. Demonstrate types of bursitis that can be reported in amputee athletes.
  21. Discuss the rehabilitative management of the disabled athletes.
  22. Identify disability-specific medical problems.
  23. Define autonomic dysreflexia.
  24. Demonstrate knowledge in the most likely occurrence of seizures in athletes with cerebral palsy.
  25. Demonstrate knowledge in selected rehabilitation needs of the masters athlete.
  26. Discuss the decrease in flexibility with age.
  27. Discuss osteoarthritis and the masters athlete.
  28. Identify the most common predisposing factor for hip osteoarthritis.
  29. List the tendons that are particularly vulnerable to degenerative pathological conditions.
  30. Discuss joint arthroplasty.
  31. Explain sports activity in the masters athlete following total joint arthroplasty.
  32. Identify recommended activities as compared to those activities not recommended following total shoulder arthroplasty.