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19th Annual Sports Medicine Update

Monday and Tuesday, June 8-9, 2020

The 19th Annual Sports Medicine Update has been moved to an online format in response to coronavirus social distancing mandates. A Zoom webinar will be presented on Monday and Tuesday, June 8-9, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


This program is designed for athletic trainers, physical therapists, physicians and other professionals responsible for the treatment and prevention of injuries sustained by competitive and recreational athletes.


At the conclusion of the symposium, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize non-concussion injuries that involve dizziness and instability,
  • Explain the details of the UIL legislation regarding EKG testing as part of the pre-participation physical examination,
  • Develop a rehabilitation plan focusing on the posterior chain,
  • Explain the mechanism of deceleration training,
  • Identify a differential diagnosis causing hip pain in athletes,
  • Evaluate current practices to identify legal liability concerns,
  • Describe the correct use and application of therapeutic Cupping for athletic injuries,
  • List topics that should be discussed during the Medical Timeout,
  • Explain consequences and benefits of CBD use in athletic participation,
  • Give examples of various abnormal medical test results,
  • Organize a local multi-disciplinary healthcare team,
  • Recommend nutritional strategies that will aid in the healing of musculoskeletal injury, and
  • Define signs, symptoms and treatment of rhabdomyolysis in the athlete.

Continuing Education

Memorial Hermann Sports Medicine is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for certified athletic trainers. Application has been made to the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for approval as a Continuing Competence Activity for PTs and PTAs. This symposium is offering 16.0 hours of continuing education.


Registration is closed.


Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists: $50
(for continuing education credit from the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners)

Students and Athletic Trainers: $50


Please note: This event has been moved to an online format and will be presented via a Zoom webinar.

Monday and Tuesday, June 8-9, 2020

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Presenters and Agenda

Learn more about the featured presenters and topics covered.