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

Editors:

Gail “Cookie” Freidhoff-Bohman, PT

Mark DeCarlo, PT, DPT, MHA, board-certified sports physical therapy clinical specialist, ATC

Authors:

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

Course Code:

LMS-893

APTACategory

Category1

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CPTA2018-19

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No

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No

cert_NY approval

Yes

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No

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1909019TX

Completion Instructions

Read the text fully, complete the assessment with at least a 70% score, print certificate.

Course level

Intermediate

Date published

09/25/2017

Delivery method

Text

Learning objectives

  1. List the common risk factors for injuries of youth athletes and common injuries.
  2. 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.
  3. Discuss the signs and symptoms of burnout in the youth athlete and implement healthy coaching strategies for the injured youth athlete.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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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