Enhancing Lives through Golf - Using Golf as a Rehabilitation Tool
Section: Sports PT Section
Session Code: SP-2C-3294
Date: Friday, January 25, 2019
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Room: 151AB

Speaker(s):   Ross Brakeville, PT, DPT

Session Type: Educational Sessions
Session Level: Intermediate

Participation in golf has both physical and psychological benefits. Golf is also a dynamic and robust neuromuscular rehabilitation strategy that can create pathways to enhancing ADL's that may otherwise have been missed. Learn how golf can be incorporated as a treatment strategy in post injury/surgery rehabilitation protocols, even in early phases

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

1. Explain basic biomechanical principles of golf swing.

2. Apply components of golf in various phases of rehab to include post op.

3. Recognize how golf is improving ADL function.

4. Describe how common pathologies pose barriers to participation (eg, joint replacements, back/neck injuries, amputations, TBI, spinal cord injuries, neuromuscular deficits, visually impaired, chronic pain).

5. Identify adaptive techniques and equipment used to overcome pathology.

6. Calculate the importance of team approach to enhancing lives through golf.쳌

7. Apply knowledge, skills, and tools to implement programs catering to those with special needs.

CEU: 0.2

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