The Youth Sports Safety Symposium
Lincoln Financial Field, Saturday, June 18th, 2016 06:30 am - 02:00 pm
The Youth Sports Safety Symposium will feature Rothman Institute physicians and special guests presenting on a variety of topics including:
- Overuse injuries
- Concussions (certification provided upon completion)
- Prevention programs
- On-field management
- Sport-specific breakout sessions for football, soccer, baseball, softball and hockey
Purpose and Target Audience
Youth sport and high school coaches, and parents, will hear the latest research on how to effectively keep their athletes safe and get them back to competition quickly.
|6:30 - 7:15||Registration (Continental breakfast)|
|7:20 - 7:30||Welcome Message (Kevin B. Freedman, M.D.)|
|7:30 - 8:00||Sports Performance/Nutrition for the Youth Athlete - Todd Wright, Philadelphia 76ers.
20 minute lecture / 10 minute Q&A with Moderator Christopher C. Dodson, M.D.
|8:05 - 8:55||
Concussion-Prevention and Recognition - (Linda Mazzoli, ATC)
*Including coach certification for Concussion Training
|9:00 - 9:50||Overuse Injures in the Throwing Athlete/Throwing Program for Return to Play
9:00-9:20 - Steven Cohen, M.D.
9:20-9:40 - Scott Sheridan, M.S., P.T., A.T.C., C.S.C.S.
9:40-9:50 - Q&A
|9:50 - 10:00||
Break with snack
|10:10 - 10:40||Panel Discussion: Keeping Our Kids Safe in Sports
Topic of Discussion
|10:45 - 11:15||Throwing Injuries of the Elbow - (Richard Douglas, O.T., C.H.T., NovaCare)
20 minute lecture / 10 minute Q&A with Moderator Christopher Dodson, M.D.
|11:30 - 12:05||Break Out Session #1. Participants Choose 1 Session
1) First Aid for Coaches: Safety on the Field
11:30-12:05 Tara Hannings, M.S., A.T.C., L.A.T.
2) ACL Prevention Programs
11:30-11:50 Physician Talk (Sommer Hammoud, M.D.)
11:50-12:05 Prevention Program Review (Chrissy Biele, P.T.)
3) New Heading Rules: US Soccer Initiatives (Moderator - Marc Harwood, M.D.)
11:30-11:50 Overview Mike Barr, Technical Director, EPYSA
11:50-12:05 Teaching Heading to Youth Soccer Players
4) Heads Up Tackling – Review of Youth Football Initiatives
11:30-11:45 Overview (William Emper, M.D.)
11:50-12:05 Heads up Demonstration (Vincent DiGaetano)
|12:15 - 12:55||
Break Out Session #2. Participants Choose 1 Session from the list above
|1:00 - 2:00||Lunch / Tour of Lincoln Financial Field|
Scott Sheridan, MS PT ATC CSCSHead Athletic Trainer Philadelphia Phillies
Richard Douglas OT, CHTCenter Manager, NovaCare Rehabilitation Northfield, NJ
Chris BranscomeCEO Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Association
Michael G. Ciccotti, M.D.Sports Medicine Surgeon Rothman Institute
Steven Cohen, M.D.Sports Medicine Surgeon Rothman Institute
Peter F. Deluca, M.D.Sports Medicine Surgeon Rothman Institute
Christopher C. Dodson, M.D.Sports Medicine Surgeon Rothman Institute
William Emper, M.D.Sports Medicine Surgeon Rothman Institute
Kevin Freedman, M.D.Sports Medicine Surgeon Rothman Institute
Sommer Hammoud, M.D.Sports Medicine Surgeon Rothman Institute
Marc I. Harwood, M.D.Sports Medicine Physician Rothman Institute
David L. Rubenstein, M.D.Sports Medicine Surgeon Rothman Institute
Stephen Stache, M.D.Sports Medicine Physician Rothman Institute