Chiropractic Sports Injuries (ICSC) #09 of 10: Culture Diversity

Course Descriptions: This course will cover special sports populations including: Paralympic athletes, female athletes, transgender athletes, senior athletes, pediatric athletes. This course will also discuss sports nutrition and hydration as well as special sports conditions including: sports hernia and sports dermatology. Finally, mental performance in athletics will be discussed.

Course Outline:  This course will review the current challenges in achieving gender equality in sports.  Reviewing the biological differences of gender and how this may affect performance in sport.  Injury differences of gender will be covered and discussed as it pertains to injury assessment skills.  Additionally, what are the problems addressing gender equity, and how can we as healthcare professionals help achieve gender equality/equity?

The Learner will:

  • Gain an overview of gender issues in sport
  • Understand common gender equality issues in sport
  • Gain knowledge of how best to include gender-neutral language
  • Gain knowledge of how to foster inclusiveness for all persons
  • Gain knowledge of how to foster gender equity