Lifespan of an Athlete: Considerations for Building Robust and Resilient Youth and Masters Athletes 

Overall Course Objectives:
At the end of the session participants will be able to:
* Describe the injury profiles and unique needs for injury prevention in youth and masters athletes
* Understand the value of both proactive and reactive approaches for injury management and prevention of disability in elite and recreational athletes of all ages
* Explain how preventing sport-related injuries and their re-occurrence by
developing robust and resilient youth and masters athletes ensures lifelong
mobility, performance, and health

Date: Thursday October 3, 2019 – 7:30am – 5:15pm. Registration desk opens at 7am.

Location: Vancouver Convention Center WEST. Level 2. Meeting Room 223, 224.

For a detailed course overview and speakers biographies, click here.

Concussion Course

Overall Course Objectives:

  1. To understand and apply the outcomes from the 5th International Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport.
  2. To apply multifaceted evidence informed principles in the diagnosis and management of concussion.
  3. To recognize concussion signs and symptoms that indicate referral to another rehabilitation specialist and be able to communicate the referral.
  4. To apply evidence-based concussion tools to healthcare practitioners to improve the clinical management of sport-related concussion.
  5. To understand and apply evidence based active management principles to optimize time to recovery and return-to-play following concussion. 6. To understand and apply multidisciplinary management principles and encourage interprofessional collaboration for individuals with persistent symptoms following concussion.

Date: Thursday October 3, 2019. 7:15am-5pm. Registration opens at 7am.

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre WEST. Level 2. Meeting Room 219.

For a detailed course overview and speakers list, click here.