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Dr. Robert Donatelli: The Clinical Significance of Eccentric Loading and Plyometric Training in the Treatment of Tendinopathy

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Overview / Abstract:

Strength training should be the foundation for improvement in performance and the reduction of injures in the athletic patient. This course will present the current clinical evidenced based effects of eccentric loading in the treatment of tendinopathy. Eccentric loading has been demonstrated to provide the best form of strength training in the rehabilitation of tendinopathy. The beneficial effects of eccentric training on muscle and the tendon unit along with a review of the treatment guidelines for clinical application of eccentric exercises in rehabilitation programs will be reviewed. Eccentric exercises and plyometric training techniques will be outlined and demonstrated with videos and pictures in conjunction with various case studies. Upon the conclusion of this course the participant will have a better understanding of the role of eccentric exercises and the use of plyometric training techniques for use in the rehabilitation setting.

Expiration

Dec 31, 2018

Discipline(s)

Athletic Trainer , Occupational Therapy CE, Physical Therapy CE, Physician Assistant CME

Format

Webinar / Webcast / Video

Cost

39

Credits / Hours

1.5 Contact Hours

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Dr. Robert Donatelli, PT, PhD, OCS

Dr. Donatelli is a clinician, researcher, author, and educator and considered one of the leading experts in the treatment and prevention of upper and lower extremity injuries in the world. Dr. Donatelli has an extensive list of accomplishments and titles within his profession, including national director of Sports Rehabilitation Physiotherapy Associates; personal physical therapist for Andy Roddick, ATP tour; physical therapist for the PGA Tour; consultant for the Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers; and clinic director of an outpatient facility providing sports and orthopedic rehabilitation. Dr. Donatelli has rehabilitated numerous professional athletes and was the physical therapist for the Champions Tour of Tennis, which included tennis legends Jimmy Conners and John McEnroe. He is the editor of Physical Therapy of the Shoulder 4th Edition, Orthopedic Physical Therapy 3rd Edition, and Sports Specific Rehabilitation. Dr. Donatelli has taught orthopedic topics throughout the United States, and in Canada, England, Romania, Australia, Sweden, China, and more.

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Acute Care, Orthopedics, Pain Management, Rehabilitation / Therapy, Sports Medicine

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