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Sports Specific Rehabilitation Module 1: Introduction
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours: 10
Registration Fee: $159
Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study on the sports specific rehabilitation of patients.
At the end of this course the professional will be able to:
*Recognize the biology and biochemical composition of ligaments and tendons.
*Identify and differentiate between the parameters representing structural properties of ligaments and tendons.
*Recognize the effects of immobilization on ligaments and tendons.
*Recognize new advances in the treatment of ligament and tendon healing.
*Define and differentiate between hypertrophy and hyperplasia.
*Identify recommendations for strength training techniques for the elderly and young athletes.
*Identify and differentiate between types of muscle-strengthening actions.
*Recognize the importance of posture and use of a dowel as a cue in proper alignment for jumping techniques.
*Identify and differentiate between the functional progressions for squatting.
*Recognize the importance of the partial-squat position in landing strategies.
*Identify the purpose of the Edgren Side-Step test.
*Recognize screening tool selection criteria for rehabilitation candidates.
*Recognize requirements that patients must have before they can undergo ACL screening.
*Identify phases of the perturbation training protocol.
*Recognize the dimensional model of manual therapy.
*Recognize and differentiate between five key elements of motor learning.
*Recognize and differentiate between motor abilities that are grouped according to their level of complexity.
*Differentiate between descriptions of sensory-motor abilities.
*Differentiate between energy needs and major components of an individual’s energy requirements.
*Identify carbohydrate intake guidelines for athletes according to their exercise intensity levels.
*Recognize recommendations for fluid replacement after exercise.
*Identify guidelines to evaluate ergogenic aids.
*Identify the important aspects of an orthopedic medical history.
*Identify additional tests useful to clinicians to help confirm or rule out a diagnosis.
*List appropriate hypotheses for diagnosis for patients with lateral knee pain.
*Recognize the ICD-9 code for patellofemoral stress syndrome.
*Identify appropriate functional goals for patellofemoral stress syndrome.
*Identify macrocycles involved during a preseason phase of 12 weeks.
*Recognize tests used to help confirm or rule out Achilles tendon ruptures.
*Identify appropriate short term goals for patients following an Achilles tendon rupture repair.
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapist, Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants, and Athletic Trainers.
You can check your states approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession. Click on the "Purchase" button to be directed to the course catalog.
This course utilizes text from the soft back textbook by Robert Donatelli. “Sports Specific Rehabilitation” ©2007 is a comprehensive resource for focusing on returning injured athletes to their optimal performance! This book discusses exercise principles; muscle fatigue, muscle damage, and overtraining concepts; pathophysiology of overuse injuries; core evaluation in sports-specific testing; physiological basis of exercise specific to sport; and special considerations for the athlete.
This 368 page book has been broken down by chapters into 3 modules (check your states approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession). Each module can be purchased separately or combined with one or all of the other modules as a bundle pack. Individual modules are available in our online format (PDF Download) available instantly, or by mail.
Our mail order format allows our customer to obtain a hardcopy of the course materials. When you choose the mail format we will rush you your course materials the next business day via USPS Priority, UPS Ground or UPS 2nd Day Air.
Instructional Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Module 1: (10 contact hours)
Ch1: Basic Science of Soft Tissue
Ch 13: Strength Training Concepts in the Athlete
Ch 14: Plyometrics in Rehabilitation
Ch 15: Neuromuscular Training
Ch 16: Manual Therapy in Sports Rehabilitation
Ch 17: Nutrition for the Athlete
Appendix A: Approach to Differential Diagnosis of Orthopedics
Appendix B: Rehabilitation through Performance Training: Cases in Sport
Online version: $153
Mail version: $167
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Dates and Locations
01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM