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Young Athlete Conference: Illness and Injury Prevention

April 21 at Children's Mercy Park
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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
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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

ACL Injury Prevention

June/July 2017 at Children's Mercy Blue Valley
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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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