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Young Athlete Conference: Illness and Injury Prevention

April 21 at Children's Mercy Park

This one-day course is designed for athletic trainers, nurses, physicians, physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, and other health care professionals that provide care to student athletes. Topics to be covered include illnesses affecting athletes such as asthma, diabetes, sport-related syncope, gastrointestinal issues, eating disorders and mental health concerns related to sports participation. In addition, aquatic therapy, core and Pilates, proper nutrition and sports performance to prevent injuries will be discussed. More information  


Softball Forum

March 28 at Blue Valley Sports Rehab Gym

Join us for this annual forum designed for softball parents, coaches, and players to increase your knowledge regarding the unique aspects of the softball athlete. More information


Youth Basketball Clinic

March 18 at Municipal Auditorium

The Youth Clinic series is FREE to youth ages 6-12 and is a fantastic opportunity to learn a new sport or learn something new about a sport you already tried.  These clinics are intended to provide a positive, encouraging environment where kids can learn and enjoy a sport they may or may not have tried before. Instructors and coaches are volunteers from local universities, colleges, high schools and other reputable sports organizations from the Greater Kansas City community. Pre-registration for all participants is required for each clinic. More information


ACL Injury Prevention

June/July 2017 at Children's Mercy Blue Valley

The first and only ACL Injury Prevention Program in the Kansas City area operated and managed by athletic trainers and physical therapists with sports medicine physician oversight. The 6-week program will focus on agility, speed, quickness, mechanics and strengthening of the lower extremity. More information


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