Dance Rehab: Pre-Season Screen/Nutritional Concerns/Common Injuries/Treatment Strategies
How do you effectively rehab a professional (or amateur) dancer?? This video course delves into the entire spectrum of Dance Rehab. Mark Brown, PT, CSCS starts with the beginning decisions of how to screen dancers for injury prevention. Next, Amanda Parsons, MA, RDN/LD examines the nutritional requirements needed to actively dance and how disordered eating can affect injuries/rehab. Then Megan Meier, MD explains common dancing injuries and training errors. Finally, Mark Brown explores proven treatment strategies for dance injuries.
The course focuses on areas of:
-How and why do we need to screen dancers for injury prevention?
-Nutritional concerns of the dancer
-Overuse dance injuries and training errors
-Treatment strategies for dance rehab
Methods of Instruction:
Online video course
Mark Brown, PT, CSCS
Amanda Parsons, MA, RDN/LD
Megan Meier, MD
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants and Athletic Trainers.
Course Goals and Objectives:
At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Identify why we need to screen dancers and how it can determine possible future pathologies
- Differentiate between and identify types of screening
- Identify the energy requirements of the dancer
- Evaluate a dancer's need for Iron/Calcium/Vitamin D/Omega 3/Probiotics
- Recognize disordered eating concerns of the dancer
- Identify an overuse injury and it's possible causes in dancing
- Recognize risk factors and pathologies for the upper extremity/back/hip/knee/ankle-foot
- Identify prevention techniques to avoid overuse injuries
- Recognize common treatment strategies for dance injuries
- Evaluate and design a rehab program that aims at healing the dancer and preventing further future injuries
Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:
A score of 70% or greater on the post-test
AdvantageCEUs.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID # 7332. This distance learning-independent course is offered at 0.3 CEUs, Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery/Foundational Knowledge. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by the AOTA.