- Explain the arthrokinematic considerations that influence motion in the joints of the foot and ankle.
- Recognize structural abnormalities in the alignment of the lower leg, rearfoot, and forefoot.
- Describe key components in the evaluation of injuries involving the lower leg, ankle, and foot.
- Describe common athletic pathologies and rehabilitative management of the lower leg, ankle, and foot injuries.
- Identify activities that may cause detrimental stresses to a healing/reconstructed anterior cruciate ligament, posterior cruciate ligament, medial collateral ligament, or lateral collateral ligament.
- Develop appropriate rehabilitation programs for athletes with a variety of knee injuries.
- Determine when to progress an athlete’s rehabilitation program using specific measurable criteria.
- Discuss the reliability, sensitivity, and specificity of arthrometry, lower extremity functional tests, and isokinetics.
- Apply different rehabilitation strategies based on stages of healing for soft tissue injuries of the thigh.
- Recognize appropriate activities to increase muscular strength and endurance for the hamstring, quadriceps, and groin muscle groups.
- Identify appropriate functional activities for rehabilitation of quadriceps, hamstring, and groin injuries.
BOC: 3.75 Continuing Education Units
NATA PDC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Program Faculty: Course content includes chapters 18, 19, and 20 of the book “Physical Rehabilitation of the Injured Athlete”4th edition, by James R. Andrews, M.D., Gary L. Harrelson, Ed.D., A.T.C., and Kevin E. Wilk, P.T. 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.
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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.