Rehabilitation - Physical Therapist

Rehab 197
Apps and Mobile Health Technology in Rehabilitation: The Good, The Bad, The Unknown

1.0

  • Discuss the current evidence-base of mobile health and smart phone apps and list 5 ways that mHealth apps can aid in medical care
  • Describe and discuss mobile health interventions for specific diagnoses including brain injury, spinal cord injury, musculoskeletal injury, cardiac rehab, pain management and amputee care
  • Outline and describe 4 limitations regarding the use of mHealth apps in rehabilitation medicine
  • Describe 2 patient-centered mobile health applications in rehabilitation medicine
  • Describe 2 applications for Community and Social Integration


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 196
Telemedicine in Rehabilitation

1.0

  • Describe telerehabilitation, including services that can be provided under its scope, and list 3 examples of how it can be delivered
  • List and discuss 3 ways that telerehabilitation has been shown to strengthen the patient-provider connection
  • Describe the use of telemedicine in specialized care including patients with stroke, TBI, MS and SCI
  • Discuss findings and list 2 benefits of cardiac telerehabilitation for CAD and CHF
  • Describe the use of telerehabilitation for rheumatology, chronic pain and musculoskeletal conditions
  • Discuss of the WFOT’s position on telehealth


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 195

Nutritional Aspects of the Female Athlete


1.0

  • Discuss 5 factors that effect the nutritional needs of a female athlete
  • Describe the macronutrient needs of a female athlete including carbohydrates, fats and proteins
  • Describe the micronutrient needs of a female athlete including iron, vitamin D, zinc, calcium, magnesium and B vitamins
  • Define and differentiate other nutritional concerns including runners gut, gut ischemia, fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccaharides, monosaccharides and polyols
  • Examine and outline the effects of 4 important supplements including caffeine, creatine, Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, Beta-alanine

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 194
Cardiovascular Considerations in the Female Athlete

1.0

  • Define sudden cardiac death (SCD) and list 2 epidemiologic and gender differences between male and female athletes
  • Discuss 2 findings related to athletic remodeling in athletes
  • Examine and explain 2 structural differences related to myocardial wall thickness and list 3 reasons related to these differences
  • Describe oxygen consumption, congenital heart disease and bicuspid aortic valve differences between male and female athletes
  • Examine and describe hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HC)
  • Describe the significance of the Marfan Syndrome

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 193
Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Programs Involving the Pelvis

1.0

  • Describe 3 key characteristics of sacroiliac joint dysfunction, piriformis syndrome and pelvic dysfunction
  • List 3 therapeutic modalities for each of the above conditions
  • Analyze 2 manual therapy techniques for each of the above conditions
  • Describe 3 key components of the home exercise program


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 192

Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Programs Involving the Lumbar Region


3.0

  • Describe 3 key characteristics of the following conditions: lumber facet/arthrosis/spondylosis, lumbar disc pathology, lumbar radiculopathy, lumbar spondylolysis and spondylolosthesis, spinal stenosis and other lumbar spine disorders
  • List 3 therapeutic modalities for each of the above conditions
  • Analyze 2 manual therapy techniques for each of the above conditions
  • Describe 3 key components of the home exercise program


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 191

Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Programs Involving the Neck


2.0

  • Outline the characteristic pattern of symptoms for cervical facet arthopathy, disc pathology and radiculopathy
  • Describe 2 diagnostic criteria for cervical facet arthopathy, disc pathology and radiculopathy
  • Summarize 3 components of manual therapy for cervical facet arthopathy, disc pathology and radiculopathy
  • Discuss 2 specialized techniques for the treatment of cervical facet arthopathy, disc pathology and radiculopathy


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 190
Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Programs Involving the Foot and Ankle

2.0

  • Outline 3 key characteristics of various foot and ankle injuries including lateral ankle sprains, chronic ankle instability, Achilles tendinopathy, posterior tibial tendinopathy, plantar fasciitis and other ankle disorders
  • Summarize and list 3 treatment guidelines for all of the injuries listed above
  • Define which modality is used for diagnosing each of the above pathologies
  • Provide an outline of 3 exercises used in the rehab of each foot and ankle injury listed above
  • Define 2 specialized techniques used for each of the foot and ankle injuries listed above


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 189
Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Programs Involving the Knee

3.0

  • Outline 3 key characteristics of various knee injuries including OA, patellofermoral syndrome, patellar and quadriceps tendinopathy, ligament sprains, meniscal tears, iliotibial band friction syndrome and other knee disorders
  • Summarize and list 3 treatment guidelines for all of the injuries listed above
  • Define which modality is used for diagnosing each of the above pathologies
  • Provide an outline of 3 exercises used in the rehab of each knee pathology listed above
  • Define 2 specialized techniques used for each of the knee pathologies listed above


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 188

Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Programs Involving the Hip


3.0

  • Summarize 5 characteristics and clinical features of hip osteoarthritis
  • Outline 5 components of the rehab program for hip osteoarthritis
  • Summarize 5 characteristics and clinical features of iliopsoas tendinopathy and bursopathy
  • Outline 5 components of the rehab program for iliopsoas tendinopathy and bursopathy
  • Summarize 5 characteristics and clinical features of greater trochanteric pain syndrome
  • Outline 5 components of the rehab program for greater trochanteric pain syndrome
  • Summarize 5 characteristics and clinical features of hamstring strains and tendinopathy
  • Outline 5 components of the rehab program for hamstring strains and tendinopathy
  • Describe diagnostic criteria for each of the following conditions noted above


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 187
Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Programs Involving the Wrist and Hand

1.0

  • Summarize 5 characteristics and clinical features of DeQuervain's tenosynovitis
  • Outline 5 components of the rehab program for DeQuervain's tenosynovitis
  • Summarize 5 characteristics and clinical features of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Outline 5 components of the rehab program for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Summarize 5 characteristics and clinical features of Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis
  • Outline 5 components of the rehab program for Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis
  • Describe diagnostic criteria for each of the following conditions: DeQuervain's, CTS and Carpometacarpal Osteoarthritis


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 186

Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Programs Involving the Elbow


2.0

  • Define 3 key clinical features of lateral epicondylopathy
  • Outline and describe 4 therapeutic interventions included in a rehab program for lateral epicondylopathy
  • Define 3 clinical features of medial epicondylopathy
  • Outline and describe 4 therapeutic interventions included in a rehab program for medial epicondylopathy
  • Define key clinical features of olecranon bursitis, distal biceps tendinopathy, ulnar neuropathy and ulnar collateral ligament injury
  • Outline and describe 2 therapeutic interventions included in a rehab program for olecranon bursitis, distal biceps tendinopathy, ulnar neuropathy and ulnar collateral ligament injury


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 185
Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Programs Involving the Shoulder

3.0

  • Outline and describe 4 therapeutic interventions included in a rehab program for shoulder impingement syndrome
  • List and describe 6 physical examinations used for assessing shoulder impingement syndrome
  • Define the key clinical features of rotator cuff tendinopathy
  • Outline and describe 4 therapeutic interventions included in a rehab program for rotator cuff tendinopathy
  • Define the key clinical features of glenohumeral osteoarthritis
  • Outline and describe 4 therapeutic interventions included in a rehab program for glenohumeral osteoarthritis
  • Define the key clinical features of glenohumeral joint instability
  • Outline and describe 4 therapeutic interventions included in a rehab program for glenohumeral joint instability
  • Define the key clinical features of adhesive capsulitis
  • Outline and describe 4 therapeutic interventions included in a rehab program for adhesive capsulitis


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 184

Leg Pain in the Athlete: Stress Fractures, Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, and External Compartment Syndromes and Tibial Shaft Fractures


5.0

Part I: Leg Pain in the Athlete: Stress Fractures, Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, and External Compartment Syndromes

  • Discuss the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and treatment options for stress fractures, medial tibial stress syndrome, and external compartment syndromes
  • Describe the clinical presentation and differential diagnosis that should be performed with stress fractures, medial tibial stress syndrome, and external compartment syndromes
  • Outline and describe nonoperative treatment for stress fractures, medial tibial stress syndrome, and external compartment syndromes
  • Outline and describe postoperative rehab after stress fractures, medial tibial stress syndrome, and external compartment syndromes
  • Review evidenced-based resources for the diagnosis, treatment and management of stress fractures, medial tibial stress syndrome, and external compartment syndromes

Part II: Tibial Shaft Fractures

  • Discuss the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and treatment options for tibial shaft fractures
  • Describe the clinical presentation and differential diagnosis that should be performed with tibial shaft fractures
  • Outline and describe nonoperative treatment for tibial shaft fractures
  • Outline and describe postoperative rehab after tibial shaft fractures
  • Review evidenced-based resources for the diagnosis, treatment and management of tibial shaft fractures

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 183

Shoulder Rehabilitation


4.0

  • Incorporate biomechanical principles of the shoulder as they relate to prevention and postinjury or postsurgical rehabilitation for specific injuries
  • Associate anatomic structures of the shoulder to particular injuries based on function of the structures during the pitching act
  • Explain the role of the rotator cuff in shoulder arthrokinematics and prevention of injury
  • Develop a rehabilitation program for specific pathologic shoulder conditions that takes into account the biomechanical function and healing parameters for the anatomic structures involved
  • Advance an athlete through phases of shoulder rehabilitation based on specific criteria for progression
  • Incorporate rehabilitation limitations and concerns for specific postinjury and postsurgical pathologic shoulder conditions


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 182 - 183

Rehabilitation of Thigh and Knee Injuries and Shoulder Rehabilitation


6.0

Rehabilitation of the LE: Thigh and Knee Injuries

• Identify common muscular injuries involving the quadriceps, hamstring, and groin areas.
• Recall typical sports-related injuries to the thigh and apply appropriate treatment and rehabilitation strategies.
• Apply different rehabilitation strategies based on stages of healing for soft tissue injuries of the thigh.
• Recognize appropriate activities to increase muscular strength and endurance for the hamstring, quadriceps, and groin muscle groups.
• Identify appropriate functional activities for rehabilitation of thigh injuries.
• Identify activities that may cause detrimental stress on a healing/reconstructed anterior cruciate ligament, posterior cruciate ligament, medial collateral ligament, or lateral collateral ligament.
• Identify activities that may cause detrimental stress on the patellofemoral joint.
• Develop appropriate rehabilitation programs for athletes with a variety of knee injuries.
• Determine when to advance an athlete's rehabilitation program by using specifi c measurable criteria.
• Discuss the reliability, sensitivity, and specificity of arthrometry, lower extremity functional tests, and isokinetics.
• Interpret information obtained from an arthrometer, lower extremity functional tests, and measures of strength.

Shoulder Rehabilitation

• Incorporate biomechanical principles of the shoulder as they relate to prevention and postinjury or postsurgical rehabilitation for specific injuries.
• Associate anatomic structures of the shoulder to particular injuries based on function of the structures during the pitching act.
• Explain the role of the rotator cuff in shoulder arthrokinematics and prevention of injury.
• Develop a rehabilitation program for specific pathologic shoulder conditions that takes into account the biomechanical function and healing parameters for the anatomic structures involved.
• Advance an athlete through phases of shoulder rehabilitation based on specific criteria for progression.
• Incorporate rehabilitation limitations and concerns for specific postinjury and postsurgical pathologic shoulder conditions.


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 182

Rehabilitation of the Lower Extremity: Thigh and Knee Injuries


2.0

  • Identify common muscular injuries involving the quadriceps, hamstring, and groin areas
  • Recall typical sports-related injuries to the thigh and apply appropriate treatment and rehabilitation strategies
  • Apply different rehabilitation strategies based on stages of healing for soft tissue injuries of the thigh
  • Recognize appropriate activities to increase muscular strength and endurance for the hamstring, quadriceps, and groin muscle groups
  • Identify appropriate functional activities for rehabilitation of thigh injuries
  • Identify activities that may cause detrimental stress on a healing/reconstructed anterior cruciate ligament, posterior cruciate ligament, medial collateral ligament, or lateral collateral ligament
  • Identify activities that may cause detrimental stress on the patellofemoral joint
  • Develop appropriate rehabilitation programs for athletes with a variety of knee injuries
  • Determine when to advance an athlete's rehabilitation program by using specifi c measurable criteria
  • Discuss the reliability, sensitivity, and specificity of arthrometry, lower extremity functional tests, and isokinetics
  • Interpret information obtained from an arthrometer, lower extremity functional tests, and measures of strength


Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 181

Plyometric Training and Drills


2.0

  • Explain the fundamental basis of plyometric training, its origins, and its applications
  • Describe the mechanical and neuromuscular physiologic processes involved in the stretch-shortening cycle and how it applies to plyometrics
  • Describe the important clinical considerations surrounding the appropriate use of plyometrics in the orthopedic and sports medicine rehabilitation setting
  • Describe and apply important fundamentals for the use of plyometrics as a rehabilitation tool, including pretraining assessment, application of exercise prescription principles, and injury prevention
  • Design a basic plyometric training program at low-, medium-, and high-intensity levels
  • Use a variety of upper and lower extremity plyometric exercises as a part of the rehabilitation process

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 180

Rehabilitation Considerations for the Female Athlete


1.0

  • Explain the biomechanical and neuromuscular factors that predispose females to lower extremity injury
  • Relate biomechanical and neuromuscular factors to the lower extremity injuries more commonly experienced by females
  • Describe specific rehabilitation interventions targeting the neuromuscular and biomechanical risk factors associated with lower extremity injury in female athletes

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 179

Aquatic Rehabilitation


2.0

  • Explain the physical properties of water, including buoyancy, hydrostatic pressure, viscosity, and fluid dynamics
  • Identify the effect of immersion on weight bearing and appropriately apply weight-bearing guidelines in a clinical situation
  • Explain the physiologic responses of water immersion
  • Compare and contrast the physiologic response of exercise on land and in water
  • Identify and apply recommended guidelines for cardiovascular conditioning in water
  • Design a comprehensive aquatic-based rehabilitation program for an athlete that uses the principles of stretching, strengthening, balance, and aerobic conditioning

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 178

Principles of Rehabilitation for Muscle and Tendon Injuries


2.0

  • Define the muscle-tendon unit
  • Describe the stages of tissue healing and the importance of application of this knowledge in rehabilitation
  • State the mechanism of injury for strains
  • Identify characteristics of the different grades of strains and application of this to rehabilitation
  • Describe the classifications of tendon pathology
  • State key aspects of the clinical evaluation
  • Identify rehabilitation principles for acute and chronic injuries and design appropriate rehabilitation interventions
  • Describe rehabilitation treatment techniques for common muscle-tendon pathologies

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 177

New Advances in Foot and Ankle Surgery and Rehabilitation


1.0

  • Outline techniques for Achilles tendon surgery and rehabilitation
  • Describe peroneal tendon surgery and rehabilitation
  • Define and differentiate 3 conditions where posterior tibial tendon surgery may be indicated
  • List key features of plantar fascia rehabilitation
  • Review hallux valgus surgery and rehabilitation techniques
  • Understand categories for ankle stabilization surgery and post op rehab protocols

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 176

Anabolic Steroids and Other Performance-Enhancing Substances in the Adolescent Athlete


1.0

  • Become familiar with the use of anabolic steroids and other performance-enhancing substances in the adolescent athlete
  • List 5 side effects of the use of androgenic anabolic steroids (AAS)
  • Outline 5 interventions to decrease the use of steroids among adolescents
  • List 5 risk factors for the use of AAS
  • Understand the use and risks of using Human Growth Hormone
  • Describe and differentiate amphetamines and other stimulants

Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Rehab 175

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries


4.0

  • Review anatomy and biomechanics of the ACL
  • Explore risk factors and injury patterns for the ACL
  • Become familiar with treatment options and outcomes for ACL repair
  • Describe various surgical techniques for ACL reconstruction
  • Outline postop rehabilitation protocols and discuss outcomes following ACL surgery

Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Rehab 174

Fractures in the Growing Knee in Children and Adolescents


1.0

  • Describe the anatomy, physiology and biomechanics of the growing knee
  • Review examination techniques of the injured immature knee
  • Describe and differentiate specific fractures of the knee including their management, complications and outcomes
  • Outline and define imaging techniques
  • Become familiar with surgical techniques for fractures in the growing knee

Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Rehab 173-175

Tendinopathy of the Extensor Apparatus of the Knee, Fractures in the Growing Knee in Children and Adolescents, Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries


6.0

Tendinopathy of the Extensor Apparatus of the Knee

 

  • Define and differentiate tendinopathies of the extensor apparatus of the knee
  • Become familiar with Osgood-Schlatter lesions including diagosis, imaging, differential diagnosis and management
  • Describe the conservative and surgical management of patellar and quadriceps tendinopathy
  • Outline a therapy protocol for patellar tendonitis
  • Become familiar with conditions that cause anterior knee pain in children

Fractures in the Growing Knee in Children and Adolescents

 

  • Describe the anatomy, physiology and biomechanics of the growing knee
  • Review examination techniques of the injured immature knee
  • Describe and differentiate specific fractures of the knee including their management, complications and outcomes
  • Outline and define imaging techniques
  • Become familiar with surgical techniques for fractures in the growing knee

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries

 

  • Review anatomy and biomechanics of the ACL
  • Explore risk factors and injury patterns for the ACL
  • Become familiar with treatment options and outcomes for ACL repair
  • Describe various surgical techniques for ACL reconstruction
  • Outline postop rehabilitation protocols and discuss outcomes following ACL surgery

Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Rehab 173

Tendinopathy of the Extensor Apparatus of the Knee


1.0

  • Define and differentiate tendinopathies of the extensor apparatus of the knee
  • Become familiar with Osgood-Schlatter lesions including diagosis, imaging, differential diagnosis and management
  • Describe the conservative and surgical management of patellar and quadriceps tendinopathy
  • Outline a therapy protocol for patellar tendonitis
  • Become familiar with conditions that cause anterior knee pain in children

Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Rehab 172

Patellofemoral Dysfunction


2.0

  • Understand the classification of patellofemoral disorders
  • Outline the symptoms of patellofemoral disorders
  • Become familiar with conservative and surgical treatments for patellofemoral disorders
  • Describe surgical techniques for the treatment of patellofemoral disorders
  • Understand chronic dislocation of the patella and its treatment

Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Rehab 171

Sports Physiology and Resistance Training


1.0

  • List 10 potential benefits of resistance training for young athletes
  • Outline and explain important factors in designing a resistance program
  • Define concepts of specificity of training, periodization, restoration and preseason conditioning
  • Outline 10 preseason conditioning guidelines for young athletes

Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Rehab 170

Imaging of the Pediatric and Adolescent Knee


2.0

  • List 4 known developmental variants of the knee
  • Outline 5 congenital and development disorders of the knee
  • Differentiate acute trauma disorders of the knee vs chronic trauma
  • Understand key points of how to read an MRI of the knee
  • Become familiar with key points on how to identify various conditions of the knee with MRI

Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Rehab 169

History and Physical Examination of the Child's Knee


1.0

  • List key components of a history and physical exam of the child's knee
  • Become familiar with specific conditions of the knee
  • Define and differentiate various conditions of the child's knee including patellofemoral pain and meniscal pathology
  • Become familiar with ligamentous injuries of the knee
  • Outline and describe common tests used to examine the child's knee

Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Rehab 168

Physiological Effects of Overtraining and Detraining


1.0

  • Identify the predisposing, precipitating, and perpetuating factors of muscle damage and overuse
  • Describe muscle damage secondary to metabolic overload and  to mechanical factors
  • Summarize the physiological effects of muscle damage
  • Compare the damaging effects of isometric, concentric, and eccentric exercises on the muscle
  • Identify the increased risk of muscle damage in the young athlete
  • List the classification of muscle strain
  • Describe the healing of muscle cells and fibers
  • Summarize the appropriate management of damage to muscle

Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Rehab 167

Overuse Injury and Muscle Damage


1.0

  • Define exercise training and identify the goal of exercise training for athletes
  • List and explain the training principles
  • Define and explain the goals of periodization
  • Describe the cycle types within each phase of periodization
  • Define and differentiate between overreaching and the overtraining syndrome (OTS)
  • Distinguish between sympathetic and parasympathetic forms of OTS
  • Discuss the major hypotheses proposed to explain the causes and mechanisms of OTS
  • Identify components important to monitor during training
  • Suggest techniques to prevent OTS
  • Identify treatment for OTS
  • Define detraining and indicate the factors that influence the magnitude and rate of loss of training adaptations
  • Describe the consequences of detraining on the metabolic system, cardiorespiratory and the neuromuscular system

Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Rehab 166

Plyometrics in Rehabilitation


1.0

  • Explore and outline the physiology of plyometric exercises
  • Design a functional progression of plyometric exercises
  • Determine the physiological requirements before starting a plyometric exercise program
  • Determine the importance of posture and jumping techniques in plyometric exercises
  • Identify the landing strategies in plyometric exercises
  • Design a plyometric training program
  • Integrate foot work into speed development programs
  • Give objectives for jumping patterns
  • Describe how to progress an athlete in work, intensity, and volume

Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Rehab 165

Strength Training Concepts in Athletes


1.0

  • Describe the physiological adaptations within the muscle following strength exercises
  • Provide examples of the changes that occur with neural adaptations within muscle
  • List the major contributors to improving muscle strength
  • Explain the differences among strength, power, and endurance
  • Distinguish among how to train Type I, Type IIA, and Type IIB muscle fiber types
  • Identify the number of repetitions, sets, and amount of resistance necessary to increase muscle strength and hypertrophy
  • Describe the effects of aging on muscle
  • Describe the phases of periodization training
  • Describe the differences among eccentric, concentric, and isometric exercises
  • Provide examples of off-season, in-season, and maintenance programs for athletes

Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Rehab 164

Anatomy and Pathophysiology of the CORE


1.0

  • Define the hip and trunk CORE
  • Evaluate the CORE muscles and structure
  • Delineate the difference between local and global muscles on the back
  • Identify the muscles of the abdominal area that are considered stabilizing
  • Identify the spinal muscles that stiffen the spine
  • Evaluate the CORE dysfunction 
  • Instruct patients in exercises designed to strength hip and trunk muscles
  • Identify the correlation between muscle weakness in the hip and lower extremity injuries

Rocco Labbadia, RPT

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Rehab 163

Range of Motion (ROM)and Stretching


2.0

  • Describe conditions that may effect joint motion
  • Describe impairments in joint ROM
  • Describe normal and abnormal joint end-feels
  • Explain capsular patterns
  • Explore the scientific basis of stretch
  • List and explain principles of ROM and stretching
  • List and explain various types of stretching exercises
  • List and explain the precautions and contraindications to ROM and stretching

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 162

Coordination and Proprioception


3.0

  • Describe the nature and complexity of "coordinated movement"
  • Describe and objectively measure disorders of coordination
  • Explain elements of neuromuscular control and functional stability
  • Define proprioception
  • Describe the importance of proprioception and its contribution to normal movement
  • Define common disorders of proprioception
  • Rationalize the important role of ligaments in position sense
  • Recognize, perform and analyze various therapeutic interventions that focus on proprioceptive deficits
  • Differentiate and apply methods of problem-solving, multitasking, cognitive overlays, and multistep commands to improve coordination

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 161

Endurance


4.0

  • Define the concept of endurance for both the cardiovascular and muscular systems
  • Describe the physiological responses in the heart, lungs, and peripheral structures to exercise
  • Explain the roles and response of skeletal muscles and respiratory muscles to exercise
  • Identify 5 effects of disuse and-or immobility and aging on exercise response
  • Outline the acute response to aerobic, isometric, and resistive exercise
  • List 3 benefits of chronic aerobic exercise
  • List 5 cardiovascular and pulmonary risk factors and explain how to reduce the risk with exercise

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 160

Balance


4.0

  • Describe the physiological components of balance
  • Outline changes in balance across the lifespan
  • Define the role of the balance system in regaining function
  • Describe the assessment of balance as a means to determine fall risk and to guide treatment
  • Explain how to develop an appropriate exercise program to treat impairments and functional limitations related to balance

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 159

Strength


2.0

  • Define and differentiate between key elements of muscle performance; strength, power, muscle endurance
  • List key factors that influence the tension-producing capacity of normal skeletal muscle
  • Explain the relationships among muscle fatigue, recovery from exercise and overtraining
  • List precautions and contraindications for resistance exercise
  • Describe principles and concepts of specificity or exercise, transfer of training overload, and reversibility as they relate to resistance exercise
  • Describe the adaptation of muscle, connective tissue and bone to resistive exercise
  • State general principles for application and implementation of resistance exercise

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Rehab 131

Rehabilitation Following Rotator Cuff Repair


1.0

  • Recall 3 potential reasons, based on expert opinion, that may contribute to the high re-tear rate following rotator cuff repair.
  • Recite 4 factors that impact the rehabilitation program for patients following rotator cuff repair.
  • Summarize the DeOrio classification for rotator cuff tear size.
  • State 3 appropriate exercises during weeks 0-2 following rotator cuff repair
  • Provide 2 appropriate exercises during weeks 6-8 following rotator cuff repair
  • Name 3 appropriate exercises during weeks 8-12 following rotator cuff repair

Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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Rehab 130

Evaluation and Treatment of Non-Surgical Rotator Cuff Disorders


2.0

  • Recite 3 risk factors for developing rotator cuff tendonosis
  • State the purpose of the scapula reposition and scapula assistance test.
  • Explain how to perform the external rotation lag sign and recall the purpose of this test
  • Paraphrase one evidence - based test cluster for diagnosing a rotator cuff tear.
  • Recall two indications/goals for performing posterior glenohumeral joint mobilizations.
  • Cite the clinical prediction rule (CPR) for favorable outcome in patients undergoing conservative management for rotator cuff disorders
  • Identify two criteria for phase I rehabilitation exercises for rotator cuff disorders

Robert McCabe, PT, OCS

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Rehab 111

Spinal Cord and Head Injury Rehabilitation


2.0

  • Identify the anatomy of upper motor neuron tract systems and discuss the functionality of upper motor neuron tract systems
  • Explain the effects of a spinal cord injury
  • Discuss the anatomy and functionality of regions of the brain
  • Describe complications post injury of brain and spinal cord injury
  • Describe standard treatment procedures prior to rehabilitation of brain and spinal cord injured patients
  • Explain the difference between neurological deficit rigidity versus disuse atrophy/spasm of spinal cord and head injured patients
  • Describe treatment options for rehabilitation of spinal cord and head injured patients
  • Explain treatment methods to transition C curve locomotion to S curve locomotion
  • Explain treatment methods for atrophy and spasm
  • Discuss most current curative research for spinal cord and head injured patients

Linda Simon, DC

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$36.00 USD

Rehab 105-G
1.0

  • Describe neck anticipatory control with pain
  • Describe lateralized fatigue with unilateral neck pain
  • Assess head and trunk motion during neck manipulation
  • Identify neuromuscular dysfunction in neck pain patients
  • Outline exercises for the rehabilitation of neck neuromuscular dysfunction

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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$18.00 USD

Rehab 104-G
1.0

  • Identify and describe the major factors influencing muscular strength
  • Assess the chiropractic influences on strength
  • Identify and discuss the strength training principles
  • Illustrate components of a training session
  • Apply training principles into a practical strength program

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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$18.00 USD

Rehab 103-G
1.0

  • Describe the long term course of LBP
  • Describe neuromuscular impairments following LBP
  • Differentiate the effects of pain on the neuromuscular system
  • Discuss the models that explain the nature of motor problems with pain
  • Differentiate and discuss the potential sources of LBP

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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$18.00 USD

Rehab 102-G
1.0

  • Describe the contribution of hip vs. spinal motion
  • Distinguish poor motor patterns of hip and low back movements and what to do about it
  • Differentiate the role of exercise for neck disorders and determine what type of exercise works
  • Delineate the neural adaptations to exercise and apply towards rehabilitation
  • Describe current issues in low back rehabilitation (such as can low back tissues heal within a few weeks?)

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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$18.00 USD

Rehab 101-G
1.0

  • Review sensory-motor control and rehabilitation
  • Discuss aerobic exercise for LBP patients
  • Describe muscle training of the hip, abdominal and paraspinal muscles
  • Identify how aerobic exercise improves motor performance in the elderly
  • Distinguish the effects of different training styles on the cross-sectional area of paraspinal muscles

Dean Smith, DC, PhD

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$18.00 USD