Injuries in Football 2019: Future of Sports Medicine

1.75 AMA PRA Category 1/ 1.75 BOC – Category A
Section CEUs: 1.75 CME/CEU

Presenter Bio: Adam Anz, MD; Brett Kindle, MD; Allen Sills, MD; Mike Morton, M.Ed, Ben Seagraves, PT; David Surprenant, ATC

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 some advancements that are taking place that have an impact in treating football athletes. It takes a closer look into best ways to identify potential injuries and the various treatment advancements that are being used, such as treatment modalities and biologics. Another advancement that has come a long way is safety and prevention for the players by what protective equipment they are using. Football helmets are now able to be studied to provide the players best prevention of possible injuries, especially to the head. This course explains the current evidence and research that is being done to help protect and treat our athletes.


Recognize key modalities and treatments for various injuries and discuss the trends and future in sports medicine
Discuss the orthobiologics that are being used in sports medicine with football injuries
Discuss MSK ultrasound and how to best incorporate it in the sideline/ athletic training room setting
Identify the future directions for NFL safety and health

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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.