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Linking Injury Rehabilitation & Performance in the Young Throwing Athlete

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With a rise in youth shoulder and elbow injuries, rehabilitation of the modern throwing athlete must adapt to the physical demands required by early sport ...
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Faculty:
Adam Rolf
Duration:
1 Hour 52 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Aug 04, 2017

Description

With a rise in youth shoulder and elbow injuries, rehabilitation of the modern throwing athlete must adapt to the physical demands required by early sport specialization. This recording will discuss strategies to integrate sport specific rehabilitation treatments with developmentally appropriate body resistance and motor skill training. By linking athletic development principles throughout the rehabilitation process, young athletes can return to sport with lower injury risk, enhanced athleticism, and improved ability to meet the physical demands of the sport.

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Outline

Defining Throwing Injuries

Prevalent Risk Factors

Extrinsic, Intrinsic and Neurovascular Shoulder Pathology

Types of Injuries

  • Posterior Internal Impingement
  • Elbow Injuries
  • UCL Injury

Linking Throwing Biomechanics

Evaluation of the Athlete

Treatment Strategies

Succeeding in Athletic Medicine

Faculty

Adam Rolf, DPT, ATC, CSCS, CGFI Related seminars and products: 1


Adam Rolf, PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS, CGFI, is a physical therapist and performance specialist with 12 years of experience working with athletes.  After graduating from Creighton University in 2005 with a degree in Athletic Training, he earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Rockhurst University. Shortly after graduation, he served as the Coordinator of Sports Medicine for Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, Missouri. For the past six years, he has worked in Lawrence, Kansas providing outpatient orthopedic physical therapy and performance training at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Performance and Wellness Center. Adam is a National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and credentialed as a Titleist Performance Golf Fitness Instructor (CGFI).