- Incorporate biomechanical principles of the shoulder as they relate to the prevention and post injury or postsurgical rehabilitation for specific injuries.
- Explain the role of the rotator cuff in shoulder arthrokinematics and injury prevention.
- Advance an athlete through phases of shoulder rehabilitation based on specific criteria for progression.
- Incorporate rehabilitation limitations and concerns for specific post injury and postsurgical pathologic shoulder conditions.
- Associate anatomical structures of the elbow with particular injuries based on the function of the structures during specific athletic endeavors.
- Correlate the findings from a clinical examination to specific elbow injuries.
- Develop a rehabilitation program for specific pathologic elbow conditions that takes into account the biomechanical function and healing parameters for the anatomical structures involved.
- Apply rehabilitation guidelines to sports‐related wrist and hand injuries.
- Identify treatment pitfalls to help avoid poor functional outcomes.
- Choose appropriate splint types for specific wrist and hand injuries.
BOC: 3.75 Continuing Education Units
NATA PDC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Program Faculty: Course content includes chapters 12 through 14 of “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.
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.