20th Annual Sports Medicine Update

Location and Dates

The 20th Annual Sports Medicine Update will be presented in an online format in response to coronavirus social distancing mandates. A Zoom webinar will be presented on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 15-16, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Registration and Fees

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists: $50
(for continuing education credit from the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners)

Students and Athletic Trainers: $50

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Target Audience

This program is designed for athletic trainers, physical therapists, physicians and other professionals responsible for the treatment and prevention of injuries sustained by competitive and recreational athletes.


Schedule  Speakers

Program Objectives

At the conclusion of the symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Explain appropriate care strategies for various dental injuries
  • Create a weight loss plan for a weight restricted sport participant
  • Develop a rehabilitation plan focusing on the athletic hip
  • Explain the mechanism and treatment of elbow stiffness
  • Identify a differential diagnosis causing back pain in young athletes
  • Evaluate vestibular efficiency in the student-athlete
  • Appraise patients of the benefits and weaknesses of using telehealth in the management of sports-related concussions
  • Give examples of steps that can be utilized in the athletic arena to improve trauma outcomes in the emergency department
  • Explain consequences and benefits of several different types of blood-derived orthobiologics
  • Recommend simple nutritional strategies that will aid post-exercise recovery
  • Organize a local multi-disciplinary healthcare team
  • Interpret a knee examination to determine the mechanics of extensor mechanism disorders
  • Recognize potential risks for iron deficiency and appropriate dietary and supplementation strategies to improve iron status
  • Develop and implement an athlete care plan utilizing COVID restrictions for the 2021-2022 academic year
  • Give examples of mobility exercises, progressions and regressions appropriate for athletes dealing with injuries
  • Summarize the metrics that encompass superior visual performance and
  • Describe the principles of Blood Flow Restriction and its use in the sports setting
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