Intro to Concussion Management

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​Intro to Concussion Management

Description:

This introductory course into comprehensive concussion management will provide an overview of the background, evaluation, assessment, interventions, return to play considerations, and hot topics in concussion management. A more in depth look will be taken into screening of the vestibular and oculomotor systems in regards to concussion evaluation and assessment.

Level of Difficulty:  Beginner


Presenter Bio: Bobby Jean Lee PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, SCS, OCS, CSCS, USAW


Bobby is a Physical Therapy Clinical Specialist at Texas Health Sports Medicine (THSM) and Texas Christian University Athletics Department (TCU). She is the Clinical Outcomes Research Clinician and Team Lead for the Concussion Management Program at THSM. She is also Co-Owner of Clinic to Field Physical Therapy, a continuing education company specializing in Concussion Management. She graduated from California Lutheran University in 2011 with a B.S. in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine and Duke University in 2014 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She then completed a Sports Physical Therapy Residency at Ben Hogan Sports Medicine and a Manual Therapy Fellowship Program through the Institute for Athlete Regeneration (IAR). Bobby teaches as part of the Physical Therapy and Athletic Training Residency Programs at THSM and is faculty for the IAR Manual Therapy Fellowship. She is the current Vice Chair for the Concussion SIG for the American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy. Bobby has been published in peer-reviewed journals and has been invited as a speaker at numerous local, state, and national conferences in sports medicine.

Objectives:

1. Describe the state of the evidence relative to the evaluation and management of athletes with concussion

2. To understand the role of the vestibular and oculomotor systems and how they can be affected after sport-related concussion.

3. To present the available evidence-based practice for treatment of deficits after sport-related concussion.

4. Describe some of the strategies for evaluation and management of those athletes that follow typical and atypical recovery trajectories after concussion

5.  Apply current knowledge and evidence of long-term consequences of concussion in sports.

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Objectives:

1. Describe the state of the evidence relative to the evaluation and management of athletes with concussion

2. To understand the role of the vestibular and oculomotor systems and how they can be affected after sport-related concussion.

3. To present the available evidence-based practice for treatment of deficits after sport-related concussion.

4. Describe some of the strategies for evaluation and management of those athletes that follow typical and atypical recovery trajectories after concussion

5.  Apply current knowledge and evidence of long-term consequences of concussion in sports.