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2014 SPORTS Symposium

SPORTS Symposium

Preventing, treating and rehabilitating sport injuries

Cook Children's SPORTS Symposium will provide evidence-based methods for preventing, treating and rehabilitating sport injuries in young athletes.

Registration for coaches, instructors and students Registration for licensed professionals (RN, PT, AT) Register for webcast

8-8:25 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast (provided)
8:25-8:30 a.m. Welcome/Introduction of speakers
Dana Harrison, PT, MPT
8:30-9:15 a.m. What is the role of the sports medicine physician and when to refer the young athlete?
Ricardo Guirola, M.D.
9:15-10 a.m. Concussion prevention and management update
Ricardo Guirola, M.D.
10-10:30 a.m. Evidence-based practice on treating medical emergencies in the young athlete
Michelle Kirk, M.D.
10:30-10:45 a.m. BREAK
10:45-11:30 a.m. What is unique about the teenage girl athlete?
Pamela Sherman, M.D.
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. What is the young athlete eating and drinking to have optimal performance?
Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD
12:15-1 p.m. LUNCH (provided)
12:40-1 p.m. Project ADAM Texas: Heart-safe schools
Laura Friend
1-1:45 p.m. Running-related injuries among youths
Jason Kennedy, M.D.
1:45-2:15 p.m. Running injury prevention and training recommendations
Emily Gardner, PT, DPT
2:15-2:30 p.m. BREAK
2:30-3:15 p.m. The injuries that come from over training: Are we harming our kids? 
K. Patrick Powell, M.D.
3:15-4 p.m. The importance of the functional assessment for all athletes
Jaclyn Arrow, PT, DPT, SCS
4-4:45 p.m. How to improve youth performance enhancement safely among our young athletes
John Stanley, PT, MSPT
4:45-5 p.m. Wrap-up/final questions

After this educational activity, participants will be able to:

Have a question? We are here to help. For additional information, contact Lorena Lopez at 682-885-3195.

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