Hamstring injury is one of the most common injuries in both recreational and professional sport leading to lost training and competition time. This course will review mechanisms of injury and risk factors, discuss criteria for establishing a return to play timeline utilizing relevant evidence and critical reasoning, and propose interventional training and activities to reduce the risk of recurrent injury. 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 March 11, 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; 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; 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; OH/2.0; 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 describe at least three actions of the hip and knee contractile and at least three non-contractile tissues as they relate to both injury and performance variables.
- The participant will be able to identify at least three main risk factors which lead to both acute and recurrent hamstring injuries across the performance spectrum.
- The participant will be able to compare and contrast various functional outcomes to guide clinical decision making in establishing a timeline for return to play (RTP)
- The participant will be able to list multi-dimensional return to play (RTP) criteria for guiding athletes back to participation following a hamstring injury.
- The participant will be able to outline an interventional strength and conditioning program that focuses on rehabilitation for the injured athlete and preventative measures for the non-injured athlete
|0-15 Minutes||Background and review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Review of anatomy, biomechanics and action of the hip and knee; discussion of performance demands of sport|
|30-60 Minutes||Risk factors, injury rates (acute, recurrent); review of current evidence re: prevention|
|60-75 Minutes||Diagnostic and clinical examination measures secondary to muscle injury; functional testing|
|75-100 Minutes||Establishing return to play criteria and implementation of rehabilitation, strength and conditioning programs|
|100-110 Minutes||Wrap-up; case study application|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Joel Sattgast, PT, DPT, OCS
Joel completed his undergraduate training at Concordia University, Nebraska and pursued his doctorate of physical therapy at Creighton University. He completed directed practice training in areas of orthopedics, sports and performance, and injury management in the elite, endurance athlete. He is an ABPTS board certified clinician in orthopedics. In addition to directing and working in orthopedic therapy settings, he has served as a core faculty member within Physical Therapy education for the past 3 years, currently directing the musculoskeletal and orthopedic curriculum at Methodist University. He has been an invited speaker and presenter at events and conferences from community to national levels. Additionally, he is a performance coach working with elite and age-group endurance athletes nationally and internationally in running, cycling, and triathlon. Joel is a husband, father, and a competitive triathlete and runner. Along with his wife Laura, and daughters Grace and Anna, he enjoys taking advantage of an active, outdoor lifestyle in the beauty of North Carolina.
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