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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 3:  Applied Biomechanics of Cycling, Golf, Jumping, Tennis and Soccer

Chapter 8:  Applied Biomechanics of Cycling
Chapter 9:  Applied Biomechanics of Golf
Chapter 10:  Applied Biomechanics of Jumping
Chapter 11:  Applied Biomechanics of Tennis
Chapter 12:  Applied Biomechanics of Soccer

Module Goals

Course Goals and Objectives
Course Goals:This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study of the applied biomechanics of cycling, golf, jumping, tennis and soccer.
Professional Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the importance and benefit of rhythmic cadence in cycling for patients with neurodegenerative disease.
  2. Discuss the kinematics of cycling.
  3. Explain in what ways lower limb range of motion on a bicycle can be affected.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge in the joint reaction forces of cycling.
  5. Differentiate between the actions of the hip and knee during the propulsive phase of cycling.
  6. Discuss the influence that bike configuration has on the cyclist.
  7. Demonstrate knowledge in muscle activity patterns in the lower extremities of a cyclist.
  8. Identify the benefit of cycling implemented in rehabilitation following injuries involving the two – joint muscles of the lower extremities.
  9. Explain overuse injuries and how they occur in cycling.
  10. List the phases of the golf swing.
  11. Discuss the impact phase of the golf swing and the greater risk for injury associated with this phase.
  12. Demonstrate knowledge in the lower limb biomechanics of golf and the injury relationship associated with these biomechanics.
  13. Identify equipment considerations that must be considered by the health care professional when treating golfers.
  14. Differentiate between the various types of jumps.
  15. Explain the biomechanics of the vertical jump.
  16. Define reach height and loss height.
  17. Discuss the common movement patters observed in vertical jumps.
  18. Demonstrate knowledge in using the vertical jump as a training tool to build lower body power and as strength and conditioning exercises.
  19. Discuss the broad jump kinematics and kinetics.
  20. Identify the male and female landing differences.
  21. Explain the inherent demands of tennis on the shoulder.
  22. Differentiate between the push – through and pull – through kinetic chains during the service motion of tennis.
  23. Discuss the open – stances and the benefit is provides to the athlete.
  24. Demonstrate knowledge in factors that limit range of motion of the shoulder.
  25. Discuss the biomechanics of the kicking motion in soccer.
  26. Identify implications of the biomechanics used when heading the ball.
  27. Discuss soccer related injuries and the implications of rehabilitation.