MEDICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE YOUTH ATHLETE

 
Gymnast

2017 Course

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This is a text-based self-study course containing 6 chapters of content:

  • Chapter 1 - Performance Enhancement Training for the Adolescent Athlete
  • Chapter 2 - Common Musculoskeletal Injuries and Rehabilitation Concerns in Youth Athlete
  • Chapter 3 - Overuse Injuries in Pediatric Athletics
  • Chapter 4 - Burnout and Injury Recovery in Sports
  • Chapter 5 - Nutrition Considerations for Youth and Adolescent Athletes
  • Chapter 6 - Providing Appropriate Medical Care in Secondary School Athletics: The TEAM Approach

Editors:

Gail “Cookie” Freidhoff-Bohman, PT, ATC-Ret

Mark DeCarlo, PT, DPT, MHA, SCS, ATC

Authors:

Robert A. Panariello MS, PT, ATC, CSCS

Timothy J. Stump MS, PT, CSCS

Dean Maddalone pTA, CSCS, USAW

Ryan McDivitt, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC

Thurman V. Alvey, III, DO, FAOASM

Aaron M. Hudnall, OMS4

Daniel Schmidt, PTR

Michele Macedonio, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD

Angelo Marsella, MA, ATC, USAW

0.7 CEUs (7 contact hours/CCUs)

APTA courses are accepted in all states plus the District of Columbia, as allowed by the type of course requirements in state regulations. A small number of states require APTA to seek pre-approval of courses. The approval codes for these states are below.
CPTA approval number: CPTA2016-17
Texas Physical Therapy Association: 1909019TX

COST:
Non Member $350
APTA/IFSPT Member $210
SPTS Member $189

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