Tuesday, June 29 7:00 AM

Coffee, Kids and Sports Medicine - Musculoskeletal Conditions and Concerns in Overweight and Obese Young Athletes

Date/Time: June 29, 2021, 7:00 AM

This activity will take place virtually. Due to COVID-19 precautions, we are unable to invite guests to in-person events. The activity will be recorded and later added to our on-demand learning page.

Health care providers including physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, physical therapists, and athletic trainers, working with young athletes are invited to this conversation and lecture focused on sport-related hip injuries, conditions and treatments.

Musculoskeletal Conditions and Concerns in Overweight and Obese Young Athletes

Corey S. Gill, M.D., M.A. and Taylor Morrison, M.S., R.D., CSSD, L.D.

7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Livestream

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers.
CEU: 1.0

Sports Medicine Educational Series (2021)

UT Southwestern Medical Center is jointly providing this activity with Scottish Rite for Children.
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Course Directors:  Henry B. Ellis, M.D.  &  Gerad Montgomery, M.S.N., FNP-C.

Educational Objectives: 

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:

  1. Describe musculoskeletal pathology associated with obesity in young athletes.
  2. Interpret findings in clinical evaluation of an obese youth athlete with a traumatic injury to make a proper referral.
  3. Identify key clinical features of common musculoskeletal conditions in obese young athletes.
Purpose and Content: This monthly case presentation series will provide learners with the knowledge and skills to identify and manage skeletally immature patients with musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Physicians, advanced practice professionals, athletic trainers, nurses and other healthcare professionals who treat or counsel patients with sports related musculoskeletal injuries and complications should attend.

Target Audience: Open to all health care providers working with young athletes to prevent, recognize and treat injuries. This includes physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, physical therapists and athletic trainers.

No registration or fee required to attend. Cancellation or schedule changes will be updated on this page. No equipment or materials are required for participation.

Brandee Schmidt
Phone: 469-515-7129
Email: Brandee.Schmidt@tsrh.org


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