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Workshops: Sports Medicine, Contemporary Topics

Contemporary Topics in Sports Medicine Workshops
Workshop Calendar

Interested in a workshop?

Contact Natalie Thompson, PT, Educational Administrator and Applied Clinician, at or 1-800-224-6339 ext. 2232 for more information.

Workshops series focusing on prevention and rehabilitation of common sports injuries.

  • Learn the rationale behind screening and how to implement the Biodex Balance Assessment component into your new or existing concussion management program.
  • Sports medicine clinicians benefit from workshops addressing hamstring injury prevention and return to play for athletic activities.

Evidence-Based Concussion Prevention and Management in Athletic and Evidence-Based EAP for Safer Sports

Peach Belt Athletic Trainers Symposium, Augusta University
This 4.5 hour workshop will include an evidenced based approach to several sports medicine topics.

At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to complete the following items specific to seminar topics:

9:00AM - 12:30PM Evidence-Based Concussion Prevention and Management in Athletic
(3 hours)
  • Discuss safety and equipment precautions for collision sports specific to prevention of concussion.
  • Interpret common signs and symptoms of concussion based on the current research.
  • Apply and interpret results of concussion tests for specific populations (neuropsychological, vision, balance, graded symptoms checklist) with an objective basis of assessment.
  • Review athletic accommodations needed for concussion care in the progression and return to full activity.
  • Recognize the long term effects of concussion.
  • Overview of tools for concussion assessment.
  • Rehabilitation pearls for concussion injuries.
1:30 - 3:00PM Evidence-Based EAP for Safer Sports
(1.5 hours)
  • Identify the components of emergency action planning and medical care for sport populations.
  • To adequately prepare for events involving critical injury, develop an Emergency Action Plan.
  • Familiarize your staff with the plan and proper implementation. Review the plan regarding activation of emergency medical personnel.
  • Specify the roles of each team member in the event of an injury.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations received at least seven working days before the seminar are refundable less a $25 administrative charge per registrant. There is no refund for cancellations received later; however, a credit will be issued toward a future seminar. note that if you register and do not attend, you are still liable for full payment.


Biodex Balance Assessment for Concussion Management
Biodex Balance Assessment for Concussion Management adds an objective neurophysical component that gives clinicians the ability to quantify the elements of balance before and after an injury occurs. The objective data provided by Biodex Balance Assessment provides a performance baseline against which post-injury performance can be compared. Detailed summary and progress reports track recovery and provide the medical team with quantitative data to help with the return-to-play decision. Learn More >>

Pre-screening & Managing Hamstring Injuries
Hamstring injury
is serious business. Regardless of whether you have an existing process for protecting and strengthening hamstrings, the objective test protocols offered with the Biodex System 4 will provide valuable, isolated muscle-performance data. Test results, combined with established targeted outcomes, can be used for pre-emptive injury screening, managing rehabilitation and determining readiness for return to play.


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