This course is designed to provide increased understanding of injury prevention in the adolescent population by recognizing the unique qualities of this developmental phase and embracing a multi-factorial approach (biopsychosocial). The course will provide a biological and psychological review, injury statistics, risk factor identification, and strategies for prevention in the clinical setting.
Live WebinarTue, Mar 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
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; 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 define adolescence and the biological components unique to this developmental phase.
- The participant will be able to identify at least three commonly seen injuries in adolescent athletes.
- The participant will be able to describe modifiable versus non-modifiable factors that contribute to increased risk of injury in adolescent athletes.
- The participant will be able to list at least three benefits of strength training in adolescent athletic development.
- The participant will be able to identify an evidence-based program for injury prevention and return to sport.
- The participant will be able to list at least three non-musculoskeletal factors that can contribute to increased risk of injury in the adolescent population.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Defining adolescence, review of biology + psychology|
|30-45 Minutes||Injuries, statistics, frequent clinic presentations, and youth-specific injuries|
|45-60 Minutes||A biopsychosocial approach. Identifying modifiable vs non-modifiable risk factors|
|60-75 Minutes||Non-musculoskeletal contributors: nutrition, female triad/REDS, sleep, and psychosocial factors|
|75-100 Minutes||Musculoskeletal based interventions: strength training, prevention programs, and RTS protocols|
|100-115 Minutes||Take-Home: clinical application and putting it all together|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Melissa Abesa, PT, DPT, OCS
Melisa Abesa is an orthopedic and sports-based physical therapist practicing near Portland, Oregon. She attended Eastern Oregon University for her undergraduate degree, where she competed as an NAIA track and field athlete. She went on to pursue her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Southern California. As an orthopedic certified clinical specialist, she thoroughly enjoys orthopedic rehabilitation across the lifespan, with special interests in running, post-surgical rehab, and return to sport. Her treatment style combines patient education and empowerment, manual treatments, biomechanical assessment, strength training principles, and an emphasis on global health and wellness.
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