PT Course Details
Course # 1254
Considerations for the Adolescent Athlete
Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 1:30 pm EDT
Cost: This course is included in a $99 CEU Total Access package.
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Course Learning OutcomesPreview Exam
- Participants will be able to identify key components of the Pre-participation Exam (PPE)
- Individuals will be able to identify the location, estimated appearance and closure of growth structures in the skeletally immature athlete.
- Participants will be able to discuss and assess pathologies specific to the skeletally immature individual.
- Participants will be able to list “red flags” associated with the Female Athlete Triad.
- Attendees will gain an understanding of the preventative measures that can be taken and how to manage heat related illness in the young athlete.
|10-20 Minutes||Discuss the anatomical differences between the adult and adolescent|
|20-30 Minutes||Pre-Participation Exam-health concerns specific to the young athlete|
|30-90 Minutes||Pathologies specific to each region, clinical presentation and clinical application|
|90-95 Minutes||Female Athlete Triad “Red Flags”|
|95-110 Minutes||Heat Related Illness- Signs and Prevention|
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Christine Panagos, PT, SCS, CSCS
Christine Panagos currently works at Black Diamond Phyiscal Therapy, a Private Practice in Portland, Oregon. She most recently served as the team Physical Therapist for the Portland Timbers Major League Soccer team. She has advanced knowledge on the physiological and anatomical differences between the adult and adolescent athlete. She serves as a resource to her patients, community and profession, presenting at both the state and community level on the importance of prevention of adolescent overuse injuries.
Disclosure: This presenter has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
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