- Understand biomechanical functions of the foot, toes, ankle and leg
- Understand the anatomical structure of the foot, toes, ankle and leg including muscular, ligamentous, vascular and neurologic anatomy
- Perform a thorough inspection of the foot, toes, ankle & leg and recognize common pathologies
- Perform special tests for a variety of conditions related to the foot, toes, ankle and leg
- Perform goniometric measures and manual muscle testing of the foot, toes and ankle
- Understand on-field evaluation of injuries to the foot, toes, ankle and leg
- Understand and institute best practices for on-field management of injuries to the foot, toes, ankle and leg including ankle dislocations and compartment syndromes
- Perform vascular and neurologic examinations of the foot, toes, ankle and leg
- Understand and perform special tests including those for; plantar fasciitis, tarsal pathologies, metatarsal fractures and Lisfranc injuries, phalangeal fractures, neuromas, hallux pathologies, joint sprains, sesamoiditis, ankle sprains, ankle and leg fractures, tendon pathologies, stress syndromes, compartment syndromes and deep vein thrombosis
BOC: 3.5 Continuing Education Units
NATA PDC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Program Faculty: Course content includes chapters 8-9 of the book “Examination of Orthopedics and Athletic Injures” by Chad Starkey, PhD, LAT, Sara D. Brown, MS, ATC, and Jeff Ryan, PT, MBA. Assessment created by Rachel Livingstone MA, AT, and Susan Callagy MA, AT, PTA, CSCS.
The passing score for this course is 80%. The course is self-paced, home study format. All materials are available ONLINE immediately after purchase and is available for 6 months.
Cancellation/refund available up to 30 days after purchase. For further information visit our How Courses Work page.
This course is intended for Certified Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Strength & Conditioning Specialists, etc.
Sport Medics is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers.