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Keeping Them In The Game:Winning Strategies for Injury Prevention in Youth&Adolescent Athletes(SED)
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Southeast District Course - Approved for 1 CCU

When: September 19, 2017
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Where: UTMB- Galveston; Additional Location- See Sessions
School of Health Professions
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, Texas  77555
United States
Contact: Christina Gomez

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Youth and adolescent athletes face unique injury risks that render them more vulnerable to premature cessation of sports.  PTs and PTAs can effectively counter this expansive problem with strategic education and treatment interventions.   This course will discuss the unique injury risks for this population, the PT/PTA’s role in this realm, and specific strategies to address the underlying causes of these risks. 


At the conclusion of this program, the learner will be able to:

1.) Establish the need for instituting injury prevention strategies for youth and adolescent athletes
2.) Distinguish injury risks that are unique to the youth/adolescent athlete
3.) Discuss the PT/PTA’s role in youth/adolescent sports injury prevention
4.) Identify strategies to reduce injury risk in youth/adolescent athletes for specific sports


Speaker Bios

Courtney Bohne, PT, DPT, SCS received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Florida in 2013. In order to advance her skills and specialize in the field of sports physical therapy, Courtney completed the Houston Methodist Sugar Land Sports Physical Therapy residency in 2013-2014 and became a Board Certified Sports Specialist in 2015. She is currently completing a fellowship in sports and orthopedic manual therapy through the Institute for Athlete Regeneration. Courtney is passionate about serving the athletic population and has a special interest in preventative care education and treatment of athletic injuries. In August 2015, Courtney was published in the International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy for her research entitled, “Knowledge of Injury Prevention and Prevalence of Risk Factors for Throwing Injuries in a Sample of Youth Baseball Players”.


Prior to this, Courtney presented this research as a poster presentation at the 2014 APTA Combined Sections Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada. The growing field of sports medicine excites Courtney and she enjoys collaborating with other PTs and health disciplines to promote unified, multi-disciplinary care for athletes. Furthermore, Courtney loves advocating for physical therapy within the community and is a member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Sports Medicine Committee, American Physical Therapy Association, Sports Section of the American Physical Therapy Association, and Texas Physical Therapy Association. Courtney serves as the Membership Chair for the Southeastern District of the Texas Physical Therapy Association. Courtney works at Houston Methodist St. John Hospital in outpatient sports medicine and serves as a faculty mentor for the orthopedic and sports clinical residency programs. 


Registration Fees

PT/PTA Member: $0.00 
PT/PTA non-member: $10.00 
PT/PTA Student: $0.00


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