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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 6:  Concussions, Traumatic Injuries to the Cervical Spine, Maxillofacial Injuries, Abdominal and Thoracic Injuries

Chapter 22:  Sports Related Concussion
Chapter 23:  Traumatic Injuries to the Cervical Spine
Chapter 24:  Maxillofacial Injuries
Chapter 25:  Abdominal and Thoracic Injuries

Module Goals

Course Goals and Objectives
Course Goals:This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study of Concussions, Traumatic Injuries to the Cervical Spine, Maxillofacial Injuries, Abdominal and Thoracic Injuries.
Professional Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss sports-related concussions.
  2. List possible symptoms associated with a concussion reported athletes.
  3. Differentiate between retrograde and anterograde amnesia.
  4. Identify the most common reported symptom of a concussion.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge in second impact syndrome (SIS).
  6. Discuss the current return-to-play criteria following a concussion.
  7. Discuss the relevance of gender and the symptoms reported following a concussion.
  8. Discuss traumatic sports injuries to the cervical spine.
  9. Demonstrate knowledge of the common complaints associated with brachial plexus injuries.
  10. Discuss the frequency of injury to the cervical spine.
  11. Explain sport-specific incidence of cervical spine trauma.
  12. Discuss the guidelines for appropriate care of the spine-injured athlete specifically as it pertains to face-mask removal.
  13. Identify the training device that is predominantly associated with cervical spine injuries in gymnastics.
  14. Define spinal shock.
  15. Discuss the radiological examination of the spine-injured athlete.
  16. Demonstrate knowledge in maxillofacial injuries.
  17. Identify the signs and symptoms of a laryngeal injury.
  18. Explain the fundamental importance of knowledge of the anatomy of the eye and evaluation of injuries.
  19. Differentiate between anterior and posterior eye segment injuries.
  20. Discuss facial fractures.
  21. Identify the most likely mid-facial bone to be fractured in the context of injuries related to athletics.
  22. Demonstrate knowledge in abdominal and thoracic injuries.
  23. Identify the various types of hernia, as well as, understand the frequency of each.
  24. Explain the treatment of choice for athletic pubalgia.
  25. Discuss the complete examination of the abdomen.
  26. Discuss intra-abdominal structures that could be injured in sports.
  27. Define hematocele.
  28. Demonstrate knowledge of common fractures of the ribs.
  29. List the symptoms of a mild contusion.