This session is designed for physical therapy professionals and ATs who wish to deepen their knowledge of the pregnant and postpartum athlete. Attendees learn maternal and fetal physiology as well as the indications, contraindications, and precautions for all types of exercise in the female athlete population.This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and athletic training and therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA and AT.
Course created on October 19, 2018
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; LA/2.0; 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; NJ/2.0; NM/2.0; NSCA/0.3 Category D; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OK/2.0 OK Category B; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; ProCert/FSBPT/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 list at least three absolute and relative contraindications to exercise according to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and American College of Sports Medicines (ACSM) for the pregnant female athlete.
- The participant will be able to identify at least three interventions that integrate knowledge of maternal and fetal physiology for the athlete who is pregnant.
- The participant will be able to outline least three interventions for the postpartum athlete.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learner outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Maternal/fetal physiology|
|30-45 Minutes||ACOG guidelines/ACSM guidelines|
|45-60 Minutes||Principles of exercise prescription for the pregnant and post-partum athlete; Any questions regarding the first hour|
|60-75 Minutes||Special orthopedic considerations in pregnancy and post-partum|
|75-90 Minutes||Effects of labor and delivery on resuming exercise post-partum|
|90-105 Minutes||Programming development for weightlifting, powerlifting, CrossFit, and endurance events in the pregnant or post-partum athlete|
|105-120 Minutes||Case Study;Summary, Q&A|
Meghan Rohde, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS, USAW, Cert DN
Meghan Rohde is the owner of Life in Motion Sports Therapy and Coaching. She is an Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy at Franklin Pierce University, teaching in the musculoskeletal, orthopedic, sports and clinical education curriculum. Meghan is currently enrolled in a Doctorate of Science program with Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Human and Sports Performance and pursuing research interests in tactical strength and conditioning, management of tendinopathy, and bridging the gap between physical therapist practice and strength and conditioning
Carol Mack, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS
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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