Why Some Injured Athletes Never Return to Play—and What You Can Do About It
Whether they're wrecking themselves in CrossFit® or football, record numbers of weekend warriors are cropping up with the sports injuries of professional athletes. That means business is booming for rehab professionals like you. However, with more athletes skipping physicians than ever before, you've got to be confident in your assessment skills if you hope to treat symptoms at their source. If your caseload has stalled during this busy time with patients who aren't making much progress, now's the time to reevaluate your evaluations.
This hands-on program will take your sports medicine team to the next level, equipping you with evidence-based, multidisciplinary protocols for the athletic injuries you see most. From IT bands to impinged rotator cuffs, this course provides efficient clinical pathways for each member of your team, eliminating the guesswork from assessment, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation. With plenty of practice throughout the day, you'll quickly grasp the "why," "what," and "how" of common conditions like acute/chronic inflammation, microtrauma, neuromuscular imbalances, and joint instability. The effective interventions you'll try out in class will feel like second nature by the time you return to work.
Finally, explore the unique biomechanical demands of common sports and fitness activities and take home injury prevention methods and conditioning techniques that keep your clients doing what they love, whether they're swinging golf clubs or kettlebells.
NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation).
Continuing Education Information: Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-844-8260 before the event.
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 6.1 self-study continuing education credits.
This self-study course consists of 6.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.
PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 6.0 continuing competency hours.
PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 CE credit hours.
PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 7.4 contact hours.
This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2106032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 6.0 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.
This self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.
|Manual - Assessing and Treating Today's Athletes (115.05 MB)||39 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Darrell Locket, MAT, ATC/L, LMT, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, GT Provider, is the Owner/Director of ABz-Solute, LLC, Jacksonville's leading provider of rehabilitation, conditioning, health education, and injury prevention for athletes, individuals, industrial workers, and healthcare professionals. Previously, Mr. Locket served as the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator and Head Athletic Trainer for Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, where the Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Teams have combined for 17 NCAA Division III National Championships.
Mr. Locket completed his Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in Teaching degrees in Physical Education with an emphasis in Sports Medicine from the University of West Alabama. He also attended the Utah College of Massage Therapy to expand his overall knowledge of manual therapy. In addition, Mr. Locket holds certifications and memberships as an Athletic Trainer, Certified from the National Athletic Trainers' Association; a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Certified Personal Trainer from the National Strength and Conditioning Association; a Graston Technique® Provider; and a PerformTex™ Kinesiology Taping Provider. Mr. Locket’s unique combination of education, experience, and passion translates into highly innovative and effective rehabilitation solutions.
Financial: Darrell Locket is an adjunct instructor at Edward Waters College. He is the owner of ABz-Solute, LLC. Mr. Locket receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Darrell Locket is a member of the National Athletic Trainer’s Association; and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Sports Medicine Team Practitioner Approach to Treatment of Sports Injuries
LAB: Physical Examination of the Ankle & Lower Leg
LAB: Physical Examination of the Knee, Hip, & Thigh
LAB: Physical Examination of the Shoulder & Arm Injuries
LAB: Physical Examination of the Back Injuries
LAB: Physical Examination of the Wrist, & Hand Anatomy
*This course content is not intended for the use by participants outside their scope of practice regarding their state licenses, national certification, or regulation.
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