Chiropractic Sports Injuries (ICSC) #09 of 10: Special Sport Populations

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.

CHF500.00

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:

  1. Understand various aspects of sports nutrition including: nutritional support for athletes with diabetes, sports nutrition, hydration in sport, and applications of herbs in sport.
  2. Define the transgender athlete and discuss participation of the transgender athlete in sport.
  3.  Develop an understanding of the special requirements for Paralympic athletes and describe the treatment of Paralympic athletes in sport.
  4. Develop an understanding of the special consideration when working with pediatric, female and senior athletes.
  5. Describe mental skills which will aid an athlete with their mental performance in athletics.
  6. Define sports hernia and sports dermatology and describe the treatment of each condition in sport