Injuries in Football 2019: Youth Football

1.75 AMA PRA Category 1/ 1.75 EBP BOC
Section CEUs:

Presenter Bio: James R. Andrews, M.D; Troy M. Smurawa, M.D.; Josh Adams, M.S., CSCS, NSCA-CPT; John Polousky, M.D.; Scott Sorenson, M.D.; and Dustin Loveland, M.D.

DisclosuresNone of the planners of this activity have any relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Materials: Participants have no equipment or materials required to take this education course.

The future of Sports Medicine is always advancing. This course takes a look at the advancements in sports themselves, performance training, treatments, and medical developments pertaining to youth athletes. Specifically the advancements in sports that keep youth athletes safe from overtraining caused by specialization in sport. In conjunction with advancements in sports themselves it is important to understand the developments in performance training that are helping keep youth athletes safe from improper training techniques that could lead to injury. Lastly this looks at the recent developments in the treatments of youth athletes particularly those dealing with fractures that affect the growth plates.


Explain current concepts in prevention and treatment to injuries in youth football
Discuss and understand why so many youth injuries and ways to help prevent them
Discuss the common upper and lower extremity injuries in youth players
Recognize management and considerations for pediatric ACL surgery

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Florida Medical Association.

The Florida Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baptist Health Care is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Baptist Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 1.75 hour(s) in AMA PRA Category 1 creditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Andrews Research & Education Foundation (BOC AP# P10024) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers.This program is eligible for a maximum of 1.75 of EBP hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.   ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.