Overtraining in Pediatric Patients

Return to Musculoskeletal and Sports sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.


Learning Objectives

1. Describe anatomical and physiological characteristics that affect strength and conditioning in pediatric athletes.
2. Distinguish common overtraining injuries in pediatric athletes to include sport-specific injury.
3. Evaluate overtraining injuries in pediatric athletes before they result in more serious injury or long-term problems.
4. Educate patients, parents and coaches about activity modification or treatment to ensure proper healing of overtraining/overuse injuries.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/04/2014
Course expires: 
03/03/2017

Susan Joy, MD, Director, Women’s Sports Health, Cleveland Clinic; Head Team Physician, Cleveland State University; Consultant, Cleveland Cavaliers; Cleveland Clinic, Independence, Ohio

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/04/2014
Course expires: 
03/03/2017
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