Treating and Training the Overhead Athlete

Treating and Training the Overhead Athlete: An Integrated Model Course

Treating and Training the Overhead Athlete: An Integrated Model Course

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
At the completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the major biomechanical characteristics that contribute to increased injury risk in the overhead athlete.
  • Given a mechanical fault in the performance of the overhead athletic movement, provide 2 biomechanical contributors to the mechanical fault.
  • Identify 3 postural characteristics common in the presentation of the overhead athlete.
  • Given a specific joint/tissue dysfunction, provide 2 biomechanical contributors and 2 biomechanical consequences for the respective sport.
  • Define the role of the foot  and the hip in overhead athletic movements.
  • Define how the different core muscles aid the transfer of energy from the lower extremity to the upper extremity.
  • Define the role of the major shoulder energy from the trunk to the arm.
  • Correctly identify and perform mobilization/release of foot and ankle muscles.
  • Correctly identify and perform mobilization/release of trunk and hip muscles.
  • Correctly identify and perform mobilization/release of shoulder muscles.
  • Correctly identify and perform mobilization/release of elbow and wrist muscles.
  • Identify a dysfunctional movement pattern during functional movement assessment.
  • Develop 2 motor retraining exercises that address dysfunctional. movements identified during movement/manual assessment.
  • Develop 2 dynamic exercises that would reinforce motor retraining.

Baseball Player

Date:
Sunday, March 5, 2017

Location:
Kovacs Institute | 2911 George Busbee Pkwy NW, Ste 50 | Kennesaw, GA 30144
(Inside Medici Medical Arts Building and next to PGA)

Football Player

  • Audience: Chiropractors, Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Massage Therapists, Strength & Conditioning Professionals as well as students in any of these disciplines.
  • Continuing Education Credits Provided for:
  1. Athletics Trainers (BOC) (applied for)
  2. Chiropractors
  3. International Tennis Performance Association (iTPA) CPES (40)

The following states are offering CE credits for DCs: AZ, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IO, KS, MD, MI, MS, MN, NE, OH, OR, RI, SC, UT, VT, VI, WA, WY and Puerto Rico

 

More info: http://kovacsinstitute.com/overheadathletecourse.html

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