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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 5:  Medical Conditions, Dermatologic Considerations, Protective Equipment and Evidence Based Research of Taping in Sports Medicine

Chapter 17:  Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness
Chapter 18:  Medical Conditions in Sport
Chapter 19:  Dermatologic Considerations in Athletes
Chapter 20:  Protective Equipment in Sports
Chapter 21:  Taping for Athletes and Rehabilitation

Module Goals

Course Goals and Objectives
Course Goals:This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study of Medical Conditions, Dermatologic Considerations, Protective Equipment and Evidence Based Research of Taping in Sports Medicine.
Professional Learning Objectives

  1. Demonstrate knowledge in delayed-onset muscle soreness.
  2. Identify the muscle receptors responsible or pressure-mediated pain.
  3. Explain the time course of delayed onset muscle soreness.
  4. Discuss Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in young people and competitive athletes.
  5. Differentiate between hyperadrenergic hypertension and hyperdynamic hypertension.
  6. Discuss Marfan syndrome.
  7. Define exercise-induced bronchospasm.
  8. List pharmacological treatments available for altitude sickness.
  9. Demonstrate knowledge in common causes of anemia in athletes.
  10. Differentiate between the symptoms of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia as they may present in athletes.
  11. Differentiate between myositis ossificans traumatica and myositis ossificans progressiva.
  12. Discuss dermatological considerations in athletics.
  13. Discuss piezogenic papules and their occurrence in endurance athletes.
  14. Identify skin conditions caused by equipment.
  15. List skin conditions caused by heat and sweat.
  16. Discuss the susceptibility of athletes to the Verruca virus.
  17. Demonstrate knowledge in the possible exposure of athletes to parasites.
  18. Discuss photo (sun exposure) injuries.
  19. Differentiate between exostosis and chilblains.
  20. Discuss scar revision and the ideal time to begin scar revision procedures.
  21. Demonstrate knowledge in the use of protective equipment in sports.
  22. Identify factors that should be considered when testing protective equipment.
  23. Discuss the techniques that must be involved to appropriately ensure the proper fitting of a helmet.
  24. Demonstrate knowledge of the three classifications of protective eye equipment.
  25. Identify the disadvantages of knee bracing during competition.
  26. Discuss both evidence for and evidence against taping for sports medicine and rehabilitation.