Sports Medicine Lecture Series

Once a month our sports medicine specialists offer a FREE lecture series for healthcare professionals to learn about current evidence based sports medicine topics and earn continuing education credits. All lectures are held at the AOS clinic from 6:30-7:30 am. Registration begins at 6:00am and you can submit your information via the online registration form below.

Continuing education credits will be offered for: physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and medical assistants.

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February 26th – Issues in the endurance athlete – Dr. Ylanan

  1. Determine most common health issues in the endurance athlete
  2. Define who is an endurance athlete
  3. Discuss common prevention methods to lower injury
  4. Describe intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors of the endurance athlete

March 26th – Overuse injuries and burnout in the young athlete – Dr. Balle

  1. What athlete has the highest risk for burnout?
  2. Discuss the current concept on how overuse injuries occur.
  3. Which injuries are most prevalent to their respected sport?
  4. How can these injuries be prevented?
  5. Determine the recommended period of rest and competition for an athlete

April 16th – Athletic injuries of the wrist and hand – Dr. Yakin

  1. Discuss the importance of these injuries
  2. Which athletes are high risk to suffer these injuries?
  3. When are these injuries treated conservatively versus surgically?
  4. Determine the appropriate return to play protocol for an athlete

May 21st –  Hip labral tears –Dr. Wagner

  1. Describe the epidemiology of hip labral tears.
  2. What are the intrinsic risk factors for developing a labral tear?
  3. What are modifiable risk factors for developing a labral tear?
  4. When should you rehab a tear versus get an arthroscopy?
  5. Can these tears be prevented?
  6. Determine the appropriate return to play for an athlete

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