The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers.
5th Annual Injury Prevention Symposium
Scientific Keynote Speaker:
Carolyn Emery, PhD, MSc
Aaron Baggish, MD, FACC, FACSM
Charlotte Baker, DrPH, MPH, CPH
Jessica Bartley, PsyD, MS, MA
Christine Baugh, PhD, MPH
Lauren Benson, PhD
Avinash Chandron, PhD, MS
Jonathan Finnoff, DO, FAMSSM, FACSM
Lauren Fortington, PhD
Johnny Huard, PhD
Zachary Kerr, PhD, MPH
Travis Maak, MD
Olu Owoeye, PhD, MS, BPT
Stephanie Pearce, MD
Marc Philippon, MD
Laurenne Ross, Alpine Skiing Olympian
Yetsa Tuakli-Wosornu, MD, MPH
Leslie Vidal, MD
Randy Wilber, PhD, FACSM
Julie Wilson, MD, FAAP, CAQSM
Kara Winger, Track & Field Olympian
Wednesday, April 28th – 9:00 am – 2:45 pm (MT)
Thursday, April 29th – 9:00 am – 2:00 pm (MT)
Learning Objectives for this year’s conference will be:
- To recognize common risk factors for injuries among elite athletes
- To understand how to critically evaluate injury prevention programs
- To increase understanding of how to apply injury prevention programs in a clinical setting
- To increase knowledge of current COVID-19 sports medicine concepts and how to apply them in practice
- To identify evidence-based strategies to help athletes return to sport
Schedule and Format: Web-based lecture symposium with numerous presentations followed by Q&A sessions with world-renowned panelists. Times and session topics subject to change. Each session will have 2-4 speakers, each presenter is allotted 20 minutes for their presentation.
Cancellation/Refund Policy: Attendees will be notified of cancellation via email as soon as possible and full refunds will be provided.
Number of contact hours/CEUs that will be available: 8.75 CEUs that will be offered for Certified Athletic Trainers. 5 on Day 1 and 3.75 on Day 2. Should this change, we will update accordingly.
Fee: $30 for 2-day virtual conference. Upon registering, every participant will receive a unique user access code, specific to the email provided at registration. This code will be sent around April 23rd or 26th. For registrants unable to attend during conference hours, the virtual event will be recorded and hosted on Zoom until Thursday, May 13, 2021. A different access code will be required to view the recorded conference until mid-May and the new code will be sent out after the virtual conference concludes on April 29th. Everyone must register on-line. Registration closes Monday, April 26, 2021 at 5:00 pm (U.S. mountain time).
Target Audience: This lecture series is intended for sports medicine clinicians and researchers including athletic trainers, physicians, physical therapists, sport chiropractors, physician assistants and strength and conditioning specialists.
Sponsors: Steadman Philippon Research Institute and the U.S. Coalition for the Prevention of Illness and Injury in Sport
If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Jenna Street, ATC at Jenna.Street@usopc.org