Medical Considerations for the Youth Athlete
This is a text-based self-study course containing 6 chapters of content:
- Chapter 1 - Performance Enhancement Training for the Adolescent Athlete
- Chapter 2 - Common Musculoskeletal Injuries and Rehabilitation Concerns in Youth Athlete
- Chapter 3 - Overuse Injuries in Pediatric Athletics
- Chapter 4 - Burnout and Injury Recovery in Sports
- Chapter 5 - Nutrition Considerations for Youth and Adolescent Athletes
- Chapter 6 - Providing Appropriate Medical Care in Secondary School Athletics: The TEAM Approach
Gail “Cookie” Freidhoff-Bohman, PT
Mark DeCarlo, PT, DPT, MHA, board-certified sports physical therapy clinical specialist, ATC
Robert A. Panariello MS, PT, ATC
Timothy J. Stump MS, PT
Dean Maddalone PTA, CSCS, USAW
Ryan McDivitt, PT, DPT, board-certified sports physical therapy clinical specialist, ATC
Thurman V. Alvey, III, DO
Aaron M. Hudnall, Oral Surgeon
Daniel Schmidt, PTR
Michele Macedonio, MS, RDN
Angelo Marsella, ATC, MA
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- List the common risk factors for injuries of youth athletes and common injuries.
- Establish recommendations for prevention, care and appropriate management of athletic-related injury, illnesses and concussions identifying the signs and symptoms of a concussion and implement a Return to Play protocol.
- Discuss the signs and symptoms of burnout in the youth athlete and implement healthy coaching strategies for the injured youth athlete.
- Discuss the physiological and anatomical differences in children that should be considered to prevent dehydration and diminish sport performance and explain the metabolic differences effecting energy requirements of youth athlete.
- Develop a safe and effective program design for performance enhancement of the adolescent athlete, including the two most important training variables and the relationship existing between them.
- Describe the key considerations in the prevention of injuries in youth athletes and utilize the Modified Blazina Scale for recommendations for return to play.
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