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Course Objectives

What will you take away from the LMH Health Sports Symposium? After attending all the sessions, you will be able to:

  1. Appropriately identify skin conditions in the athlete and treatment interventions for them.
  2. Discern what pharmacologics are most useful in the sports medicine setting.
  3. Discuss the treatment for spondylolysis in the adolescent athlete as well as best practices for treatment. 
  4. Discuss current knowledge on biologics in sports medicine – when to use them, what to use, and if they work
  5. Interpret the current state of eating disorders in the athlete, relative energy deficiency in sport, and the current trends and clinical efficacy of sports supplements.
  6. List strategies to identify mental health issues in sport and how to help athletes with coping strategies.
  7. Discuss how to use the biopsychosocial approach to help athletes in a state of chronic pain. 
  8. Outline how to manage common ankle/foot pathologies in the athlete as well as functional testing for return to sport in the athlete.
  9. Discuss when operative v. non-operative treatment should be undertaken in the first time patellar dislocation.
  10. Discuss the myriad of controversies in ACL rupture in regards to operative v. non-operative management, bracing, graft choices, and return to play.
  11. Be able to develop best practices in rehabilitation of the athlete’s knee in regards to exercise selection based on pathology.
  12. Assess treatment options for FAI of the hip as well as considerations for the runner with hip pathology
  13. Determine how common lifts in the weight room can be modified in those recovering from low back injury.
  14. Evaluate management of the primary anterior shoulder dislocation and what treatment options exist
  15. Be able to develop shoulder rehabilitation exercise selection and progression to optimize outcomes.
  16. Explain the management of clavicle fractures in the athlete.
  17. Explain the key signs and symptoms for valgus extension overload in the throwing athlete as well as clinical management of this condition.
  18. Summarize management of common hand/wrist injuries in the athlete as well as options in sports medicine for splinting/bracing these common injuries.