The Female Athlete: 2014

 
the female athlete

Editor: Teresa L Schuemann DPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS

Earn 30 CEUs upon successful completion.

The female athlete presents a unique set of structural, physiological, and hormonal differences from the male athlete. These differences are important for the physical therapist to be aware of when treating the female athlete.

From pre-participation, to common injuries, to the female athlete triad and acute medical conditions, this course covers the spectrum of considerations needed for appropriate treatment of women in sports. Enhance your practice today with this up to date course from leading sports physical therapy clinicians and educators.  

Chapter 1: Pre-participation Screening for the Female Athlete
Barbara Sanders, PhD, PT, SCS, FAPT
Brenda Boucher, PhD, PT, OCS, CHT, FAAOMPT

Chapter 2: Medical Considerations for the Female Athlete
Teresa L Schuemann DPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS

Chapter 3: Prevention of Lower Extremity Injury in the Female Athlete
Lori A Bolgla, PT, PhD, MAcc, ATC

Chapter 4: Management of Lower Extremity Dysfunction in the Female Athlete
Janice Loudon PT, PhD, ATC, SCS

Chapter 5: Management of Upper Extremity Dysfunction in the Female Athlete
Marisa Pontillo PT, DPT, SCS

Chapter 6: The Spine in Sport: Considerations for the Female Athlete
Barb Hoogenboom, PT, EdD, SCS, ATC