- Identify bony, soft tissue, vascular and neurological structures of the foot, ankle and lower leg.
- Discuss the fundamental biomechanical mechanics of the foot, ankle and lower leg.
- Explain the typical history, signs, and symptoms associated with foot, ankle and lower leg pathologies.
- Explain the functional-testing portion of an assessment for foot, ankle and lower leg pathologies.
- Understand the ligamentous- and capsular-testing portion of a foot, ankle and lower leg assessment.
- Understand the modification to a foot, ankle and lower leg evaluation relative to the circumstances (e.g., on-field, chronic, acute).
- Identify appropriate first-aid procedures relative to the significance of a foot, ankle and lower leg injury.
- Correctly identify components of a clinical examination of the foot, ankle and lower leg and be able to derive an accurate clinical diagnosis.
- Appropriately define any keywords and terms related to foot, ankle and lower leg anatomy and pathologies.
BOC: 4.5 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 and Sara D. Brown, MS, ATC. Assessment created by Chad Starkey, PhD, LAT and Sara D. Brown, MS, ATC..
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.
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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.