This course will describe the current literature on ACL injury prevention as well as current gaps in the literature. It will also describe what clinicians can put into practice right away to reduce the risk of ACL injury in athletes. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.
Course created on June 5, 2019
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; BOC/2.0 Category A; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NY/2.0; OK/2.0 OK Category B; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WY/2.0
- The participant will be able to identify at least two current gaps found in the literature regarding ACL injury prevention.
- The participant will be able to describe the role of motor learning in rehabilitation or prevention of ACL injury.
- The participant will be able to describe the implementation of at least two strategies in ACL injury rehabilitation and prevention programs.
- The participant will be able to list at least three ACL injury risk reduction strategies in athletes.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learner objectives|
|15-45 Minutes||Current literature on ACL injuries|
|45-75 Minutes||Gaps in the literature|
|75-90 Minutes||Motor learning principles|
|90-110 Minutes||Practical application|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, PN-1
Carol Ferkovic Mack, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS is the owner of CLE Sports PT & Performance in Cleveland, Ohio. Carol graduated from Duquesne University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program in 2006 after playing four years of varsity soccer. She is a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy specializing in end-stage rehabilitation of soccer athletes, female athletes, and runners. Carol is also a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and a Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certified Coach.
Carol currently serves as Chair of the Female Athlete Special Interest Group through the American Physical Therapy Association. She is a member of the US Olympic Committee’s Volunteer Medical Staff. Carol was previously a Physical Therapist at Cleveland Clinic’s Sports Health Center, where she was chair of Cleveland Clinic’s “Match Fit” soccer performance enhancement and injury risk reduction program and co-director of Cleveland Clinic’s Sports Physical Therapy Residency. Carol now serves as a Physical Therapist for Beaumont School Athletics, Distance Coach for Fleet Feet Sports Cleveland, and consultant to a local yoga studio.
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