1. Home
  2. Specialties
  3. Sports Medicine CME
  4. Course listing
  5. Learning Objectives
  1. Select a Specialty
  2. Find a Course
Sports Medicine

23rd Annual Mayo Clinic Symposium on Sports Medicine

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the role of physical activity in obesity management with and without caloric restriction
  • Recognize female athlete triad and outline key components of evaluation and management
  • Summarize the latest evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis, management and prevention of hamstring injuries
  • Describe the role of hip arthroscopy in the management of femoroacetabular impingement
  • Describe the biological basis and prevention of postoperative stiffness and pain
  • Develop a community program for the prevention and treatment of running-related injuries
  • Perform a basic running analysis using video methods and understand the implications of manipulating running step rate
  • Perform a focused physical examination of the foot and ankle
  • Summarize an evidence-based treatment algorithm and return-to-sport progression for the athlete with posterior tibial tendon dysfunction
  • Summarize the current evidence for various injections and other percutaneous therapies in the treatment of plantar fasciopathy
  • Describe the pathogenesis and treatment algorithm for osteochondral lesions of the talus
  • Recognize subtle radiographic findings of commonly missed occult ankle fractures
  • Recognize relevant sonoanatomy in the performance of ultrasound-guided foot and ankle procedures
  • Recognize clinically relevant anatomy and describe arthroscopic techniques of the ankle and foot
  • Summarize the latest evidence and consensus recommendations for concussion evaluation and management
  • Identify which concussion patients may benefit from vestibular and balance rehabilitation therapy
  • Summarize the basic science- and evidence-based clinical applications of platelet-rich plasma and stem cell injections for musculoskeletal disorders
  • Describe the indications for surgical treatment of osteochondritis dissecans in the knee
  • Identify indications, expected outcomes and rehabilitation considerations for various knee cartilage restoration surgical procedures
  • Describe physical therapy techniques in the rehabilitation of athletes with lumbar spondylolysis
  • Summarize the evidence for interventional spine procedures in the management of back pain in athletes
  • Recognize the limitations of treating "the pain generator" in the management of low back pain

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.