At the conclusion of the Annual Meeting, participants should be able to:
- Analyze state-of-the art and innovative basic science, applied science, and clinical medicine in the areas of exercise, fitness, health, and physical performance.
- Recognize the importance of basic science research as it relates to diseases and conditions that exist due to physical inactivity.
- Assess how physical activity research and practice contributes to public health and health equity in diverse populations.
Clinically Specific Objectives:
- Incorporate new guidelines into the care of a paralympic and Adaptive Sports athlete to prevent injuries and illness and enhance safe return to play in their sport.
- Develop strategies to counsel pediatric athletes to participate in sports to improve quality of life.
- Determine which athletes with breathing difficulties can safely participate in their sport.
- Explore treatment options in the care of athletes with hip, pelvis, and SI joint pain to improve recovery and allow safe participation in sport.
- Incorporate best practices in the diagnosis of athletes with concussion to determine the optimal treatment protocols for return to sport.
- Develop strategies to incorporate knowledge of exercise into the training of a sports medicine physician to expand and enhance practice skills.
Note: the 28.5 hours for CME credits only include sessions in Athlete Care and Clinical Medicine (AC), Exercise is Medicine (EIM) categories, as well as the Joseph B. Wolffe Memorial Lecture, the D.B. Dill Historical Lecture and the President’s Lectures.