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 the secondary school athlete to prevent injuries and illness and enhance safe return to play in their sport.
- Develop strategies to counsel patients with congenital heart disease to participate in physical activity to improve function and quality of life.
- Determine which athletes with acute or chronic musculoskeletal injuries can safely return to play in their sport.
- Explore treatment options in the care of athletes with bone stress injuries to improve recovery and allow safe participation in sport.
Incorporate best practices in the evaluation and treatment of endurance athletes in order to improve athlete performance.
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.