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  • Physical Therapy Management of the Female Athlete

    Course Date: March 25, 2017  –  March 26, 2017

    Saturday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Sunday 8:00AM - 12:00PM

    LOCATION:
    Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital
    Assembly Room 1&2
    3599 University Blvd South
    Jacksonville, FL  32216

    COURSE DESCRIPTION:
    This course will offer a unique understanding of the physiological and psychological differences between males and female athletes. You will better understand important health issues that will affect female athletes throughout her lifetime including body image, nutrition, pregnancy and bone health.  We will discuss the prevalence and incidence of specific sport-related injuries in the female population as well as the evidence-based options for their management. 

    COURSE OBJECTIVES:
    At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

    • Describe the physiological and psychological differences between the male and female athletes that impact performance
    • Recognize and effectively treat orthopedic problems that are commonly found in female athletes
    • Determine the proper course of management of the Female Athlete Triad including disordered eating, menstrual dysfunction, and osteoporosis
    • Understand proper nutrition practices for women in order to provide appropriate education
    • Perform an evaluation and determine the appropriate plan of care for the pregnant and post-partum athlete
    • Describe the physiological and biomechanical individualities of the aging female athlete. 

    INSTRUCTORS:
    Nata Salvatori, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, FAAOMPT
    Coordinator, Sports Residency Program

    Fred Baldwin, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, PES

    Stephanie Bush, PT, DPT, WCS, Med
    Coordinator, Women's Health Residency Program

    INTENDED AUDIENCE:
    The information presented in this course is clinically relevant for licensed Physical Therapists (PT) and Physical Therapist Assistants (PTA) only.Disclaimer: Registrations from individuals with clinical designations not listed in the intended audience for this course may be subject to removal from the course roster without a full refund. See Brooks IHL Course Policies and Procedures for details. If you are unsure or have questions related to the intended audience, please email info@BrooksIHL.org and we will be happy to help clarify! 

    CEUs:
    This course is approved for 12 contact Hours (1.2 CEUs) by the following boards

    • Florida Physical Therapy Association

    REGISTRATION FEE:

    • Standard Ticket: $360.00
    • Brooks Clinician: $150.00
    • Student: $75.00

    Enroll Button.png (1)If you would like to pay by check, cash, or department*, please print this registration form, and send it to us with your payment. Checks should be made out to Brooks Rehabilitation.

    The Brooks Institute of Higher Learning will provide reasonable accommodations for learners with special needs. Please contact the Brooks IHL @ info@BrooksIHL.org for more information and/or for a special needs accommodation request.