With the high prevalence of participation in endurance sports and injury rates, it is becoming more common for endurance athletes to seek care from their primary care provider(s), musculoskeletal/orthopedic specialists, physical therapists and other allied medical providers. An understanding of the mechanics of the involved sport, the nutritional component to training and rehabilitation, the cardiovascular needs and condition of endurance athletes, and appropriate training and activity modification is critical to success in treating endurance sport participants. These concepts are not widely taught and represent knowledge or practice gaps for point of entry medical providers, and often even with the specialists to whom these athletes are referred for further care..
Friday, April 28, 2017 7:45 AM - 5:30 PMEastern Time
Ohio State Biomedical Research Tower460 W. 12th AvenueColumbus, Ohio 43210USA
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Ohio State University Sports Medicine (BOC AP# P647) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 6 EBP Category hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
This program has been submitted to the Ohio Physical Therapy
Association for approval of 7.5 continuing education hours for physical
therapists and physical therapy assistants.
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