Treating the Female Athlete: A Symposium and Literature Update
Section: Section on Women's Health
Session Code: WH-P1-7144
Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Hilton Riverside
Session Type: Preconference Courses
Session Level: Intermediate
There are many different facets of treating the female athlete. Whether you are a pelvic floor physical therapist, orthopedic physical therapist, or sports physical therapist, there are multiple factors to consider. This symposium will cover a wide variety of topics for the female athlete including the following topics: treatment of the pregnant and postpartum athlete, treatment of the high-intensity athlete, treatment of the endurance athlete, treatment of concussions in the female athlete, and treatment of the female athlete triad and adolescent athlete.
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
1. Identify the sex differences in treating the female athlete.
2. Evaluate the current research on treating several conditions of the female athlete and apply it to current practice.
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