The Throwing Shoulder
Have you heard...38% of High School pitchers experience shoulder pain. Half of all youth pitchers will experience some sort of shoulder/elbow pain. WHY?? What is the industry doing wrong and how can we, as rehabilitation professionals, help change it?
Mark Brown, PT, CSCS will give clinicians a closer look into the Science of Throwing.
This video course focuses on the areas of:
-Most common shoulder pathologies
-Examining the shoulder
-Thoughts for rehab/exercise
Methods of Instruction:
Online video course
Mark Brown, PT, CSCS
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 potential sources of risk for throwing athletes
- Recognize common shoulder pathologies associated with throwing
- Identify components of the science of throwing
- Differentiate between throwing phases
- Describe a pitcher's stride length
- Recognize the phases of "Arm Cocking" (loading)
- Describe the shoulder's position during "Arm Cocking"
- Identify common injuries during "Arm Deceleration"
- Identify good pre-examination questions
- Recognize rehab/exercise do's and don'ts
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 0.2 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.