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A Health Care Provider's Guide To Preventing Injury In Soccer

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy
Contact Hours:   2
Registration Fee:   $59

Course Goals:This course is intended to instruct the professional on overuse injuries commonly found in young athletes.Professional Objectives:At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to Identify soccer specific anatomy Cite biomechanics of soccer's movement patterns Landing/Planting (11) Changing Direction (11) Kicking Recognize faulty biomechanics of the above 3 movement patterns Describe injuries that can occur as a result and their signs and symptoms Cite evidence on Prevention Measures, specifically The FIFA 11+ Criteria for Completion:A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.

Athletics present a wonderful opportunity for children to realize their physical potential and learn valuable life lessons. It promotes health, wellness, and an active lifestyle. It also, unfortunately, opens the athlete up to the possibility of injury. These rates of injury are increasing as children enter into athletic competition and streamline that athletic competition at earlier ages. We treat these injuries in our clinics, and with the changing healthcare environment, we have fewer visits in which to do so.Therefore, if the health care provider hopes to continue to produce positive outcomes for our patient athletes, greater emphasis needs to be placed on not only traditional treatment of injury, but prevention of them. Intimate knowledge of the body as it relates to sport is imperative for health care providers in order to effectively prevent injuries in these patients through education to parents, athletes, and coaches. These same principles can also then be applied to treat these injuries should they occur. This course teaches the health care provider how the human body plays the sport of soccer. This course addresses the anatomy and biomechanics applicable to soccer so that it can then be applied to a thorough review of literature on injuries and their prevention. Every health care provider involved in soccer needs to know this information. It is a critical component of our duty in health care to "Do No Harm". This Seminar-On-Demand is 2 contact hours in length (check your state's approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).

Dates and Locations
Register Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-01-2050 - 01-01-2050, 12:00AM 12:00AM