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Keynote Speaker, Roald Bahr, MD, PhD for 4th Annual Conference Announced

Dr. Bahr is the Professor of Sports Medicine in the Department of Sports Medicine at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences and Chair of the Oslo Sports Trauma Research Center. He is also Chief Medical Officer and Chair of the Medical Department at the National Olympic Training Center, Olympiatoppen. Prof. Bahr is also the Director of the Aspetar Sports Injury & Illness Prevention Program at Aspetar Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Hospital in Doha, Qatar.

Additional speakers during the conference include:

Injury Prevention Symposium Webinar Tentative Schedule

9:00am MST - Keynote Address: Roald Bahr

Injury Prevention for the Olympic & Paralympic Athlete
9:00am Dr. Roald Bahr, MD The Norwegian Olympic & Paralympic Screening and Monitoring Program; what is it, why do we do it and does it help Norway win medals?
9:30am Jon Finnoff, DO The USOPC’s Response to COVID-19
9:45am Bahati Van Pelt USOPC Athlete Services Division
10:00am Dr. Gloria Beim, MD Prevention of Suicide in Athletes
10:15am Q&A
Biomechanics and Strength & Conditioning – Implications for Injury Prevention
10:45am Matt Jordan, PhD Managing Uncertainty After ACL Injury: A Case Study from Alpine Ski Racing
11:00am Dr. Ernie Rimer, PhD Applied Sport Epidemiology
11:15am Sam Gardner, CSCS,*D, RSCC*D PARA: Proper Appreciation for Relentless Athletes
11:30am Q&A
Challenges in Return to Play Decision Making
12:15pm Trent SaloContextual Considerations for Returning to Play in NBA
12:30pm Carlos Jimenez, DPT, SCS, CSCS US Women’s Soccer RTP topics
12:45pm Dean Little Return to Performance: How player tracking may help us close the gap?
1:00pm Gillian Bower, PT, SCS
Kyle Wilkens, MS, PA-C, ATC-L
Ski & Snowboard RTP Topics
1:15pm Q&A
New Perspectives in Concussion Management
1:45pm David Howell, PhD Preventing Injuries After Sport-Related Concussion: How Do We Identify Who is at Risk, and What Can be Done?
2:00pm Doug Wiebe, PhD Injury Prevention Opportunities in the Ivy League - Big Ten Epidemiology of Concussion Study
2:15pm Q&A
Bridging the Gap – Clinical Perspectives in Injury Prevention Research
2:45pm Marc Philippon, MD Hip Screening to Identify the Hip "At Risk"
3:00pm Dustin Nabhan, DC, DACBSP, CSCS
David Taylor
Preservation of Athlete Health: Tips for High Performance Teams
3:15am Dr. Travis Maak, MD The relationship between hip morphology, function & injury prevention
3:30pm Q&A
Injury Prevention for the Female Athlete
4:00pm Sophia Nimphius, PhD Exercise and Sport Science Failing by Design in Understanding Female Athletes
4:15pm Kate Ackerman, MD, MPH The RED-S statement
4:30pm Chimsom Oleka, MD How Understanding the Menstrual Cycle can Prevent Injury in Female Athletes
4:45pm Michelle Carter Going for Gold
5:00pm Q&A
5:15pm Webinar Closing Remarks
Learning Objectives

1.) Consider and apply the role of mental health in injury and illness prevention programs in the Sports Medicine setting.

2.) Discover the role of epidemiology and functional profiling in the development of injury prevention programs.

3.) Integrate epidemiology concepts into clinical management of sport concussion.

4.) Consider and interpret key outcome measures in the return to play decision making process.

5.) Speculate the different between female and male injury Risk Factors, and propose future research directions.

Schedule and Format: Web-based lecture symposium with numerous speakers throughout the event

Cancelation/Refund Policy: No refund policy due to being a free event. Attendees will be notified of cancelation via email as soon as possible

Number of contact hours/CEUs that will be available: 6.5 CEUs will be offered for Certified Athletic Trainers.

Fees: none, free event

Target Audience: This lecture series is intended for sports medicine clinicians and researchers including athletic trainers, physicians physical therapists, sport chiropractors, and strength and conditioning specialists.

Sponsors: Steadman Philippon Research Institute and the US Coalition for the Prevention of Illness and Injury in Sport

The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Jenna Street, ATC at Jenna.Street@usopc.org


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