STOP Sports Injuries: Pediatric Overuse Injury Prevention and Treatment

Return to all Musculoskeletal and Sports Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Implement risk screening of pediatric patients for potential overuse injuries as a part of routine wellness visits and the preparticipation evaluation. 
2. Delineate the risk factors and causes of overuse injuries in the pediatric patient. 
3. Diagnose and manage common overuse injuries seen in pediatric patients using current recommendations for diagnosis, treatment and return-to-play guidelines. 
4. Counsel patients, parents and coaches on the recommendations for recovery time and rest from high-intensity training to prevent overuse injuries.  

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
09/10/2020

Peter J Carek, MD, MS, FAAFP, Course Chair; Professor and Chair, Department of Community Health and Family Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
09/10/2020
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