Prevent, Detect, Treat: Non Traditional Sports Injuries, Rehabilitation and Training Methods in Sports Medicine -- A Hands-on Course

Offering 4.5 CEUs to Athletic Trainers

This event is designed to help Athletic Trainers stay AHEAD of the game and learn the latest on Non-Traditional Sports Injuries, Training Methods, and Rehabilitation Technique with our Expert Panel of Speakers.

Core Topics will include:

A focus on Injury Response, Rehabilitative and Training Methods will include:

  • Foot and Core Stabilization through barefoot training
  • Intrinsic foot muscle awakening and strengthening
  • Identifying mental health needs in athletes
  • Emergent care, acute response, and stabilizing Injuries from the sideline
  • Treatment approach and intervention to non-traditional sports injuries
  • Correlation of poor training dynamics with injury response

Learning Objectives will include:

  • Defining proper body mechanics and treatment for barefoot training and stabilization
  • Recommending approaches for treatment intervention and rehabilitation of non-traditional sports injuries
  • Practical application of movement analysis with barefoot training and rehabilitation methods
  • Comparison and evaluation of the latest approaches for non-traditional sports injuries and mental health issues in sports medicine

While there is no fee to attend this seminar, advanced registration is required. A complimentary lunch will be provided.

Registration: 8:00 am, Seminar: 8:30 am to 1:30 pm

Program Schedule

8:00 am
Check-in & Arrival

8:25 am
Introduction and Welcome
Diana Toto, MS

8:30 to 9:10 am
Identifying and Treating Thoracic Outlet Syndrome in Sports
John Shumko, MD, PhD
Chairman, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Medical Director, Sports and Physical Medicine Institute, Saint Barnabas Medical Center

9:10 to 9:50 am
Recognizing and Assisting Student Athletes with Psychological Concerns
Andrea Melendez, MA, LPC
Katherine Fackina, PhD
Mental Health Specialists

9:50 to 10:00 am
Break

10:00 to 10:40 am
Emergent Management and Stabilization of the Acute Sports Injury and Appropriate Sideline Management
Kim Pawar, MD
Emergency Medicine, Saint Barnabas Medical Center

10:40 to 11:30 am
Keynote Speaker

From the Ground Up – Reflexive Stabilization
Emily Splichal, DPM, MS, NASM-CES, NASM-PES, NSCA-CPT
Podiatrist and Human Movement Specialist, Founder of the Evidence Based Fitness Academy, Creator of the Barefoot Training Specialist®, BarefootRx® and BARE® Workout Certifications and Inventor of Naboso Barefoot Technology

11:30 to 12:00 pm
Lunch

12:00 to 1:30 pm
Interactive Demonstration and Learning

Kean University

1000 Morris Avenue

Union, NJ 07083


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