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Skiing and Snowboarding: Injury Prevention and Strength Training
Presenters: Kristin Whitney, MD and Jessie Oldham, PhD with exercise demonstration by Dennis Borg, MS, L/ATC, CSCS
Dr. Kristin Whitney, sports medicine physician in the Division of Sports Medicine at Boston Childrens Hospital, will provide an overview of common injuries, treatment, and prevention. Jessie Oldham, post-doctoral research fellow, will give updates on current research related to skiing and snowboarding injuries. Dennis Borg, injury prevention specialist at The Micheli Center, will offer an exercise demonstration with the most important exercises one can practice at home or in a gym setting to help with strength training and conditioning for ski/snowboard season. These exercises are also key for injury prevention.
Who should attend:Physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers, strength & conditioning specialists, coaches, parents, athletes
Price: $10 (in advance or at the door; attendees under 18 are free)
*Ticket sales end on 11/8 at 5:00pm. After that, you can still register and pay the morning of.
Accreditation:0.2 CEU from NSCA;2 Category A CEU from BOC
Questions? Contact The Micheli Center at 781-216-3715 or firstname.lastname@example.org.