Psychosocial Factors Involved in Sports Medicine Injuries Online CE Course
Online CourseThe course components are delivered online:
- Summaries and evidence-based application of 20 articles from sports medicine journals
- Continuing education exam (accessed online)
This course features 20 articles that have been reviewed by editors Jeffrey Driban, PhD, ATC, and Stephen Thomas, PhD, ATC. The article summaries are followed by an exam containing 100 questions.
After completing this course, you will be able to do the following:
- Implement psychosocial strategies to improve rehabilitation outcomes.
- Explain how specific psychosocial factors influence the risk of injury.
- Assess and identify psychosocial factors that influence the recovery of concussions.
- Explain how psychosocial factors influence return to sport following injury.
AudienceA continuing education course for athletic trainers, coaches, physical therapists, physicians, and medical technicians.
Table of ContentsArticle 1. Athletes Rely on Athletic Trainers for Social Support Following Injury
Article 2. Should Athletic Trainers Add Anxiety Surveys to Preseason Baseline Testing?
Article 3. Mind Over Sports Injury: Mindfulness Exercises Could Prevent Injury
Article 4. Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself: Psychological Factors Related to Return to Sport After Injury
Article 5. Fear of Reinjury in People Who Have Returned to Sport Following ACL Reconstruction
Article 6. Fear and Exercise Importance in Returning From ACL Injury
Article 7. Psychological Insight Into ACL Recovery
Article 8. Treat the Whole Patient, Not Just the Injury
Article 9. Want Better Clinical Outcomes? Try to Motivate Your Patient
Article 10. Concussed Athletes Cope Differently
Article 11. Beliefs Become Reality: A Patient’s Beliefs About Rest May Influence Their Concussion Recovery
Article 12. Could Depression Be an Acute Condition Following Concussion?
Article 13. More Reasons to Think About Suicide Risk Among Our High School Athletes
Article 14. High School Student Suicidality Rate Is Already Too High, but Concussions Make It Worse
Article 15. Therapist-Directed Cognitive Rehabilitation Improved Functional Cognitive Outcomes
Article 16. Better Attitudes May Improve Concussion Reporting Habits
Article 17. Preliminary Baseline ImPACT Data for Those With ADHD or Learning Disabilities
Article 18. Psychological Outcomes After a False Positive ECG
Article 19. Many NCAA Clinicians Fail to Screen Mental Health
Article 20. The Power of the Mind May Be Underutilized