SSRP – Education Program

Module 5

Para Athletes – Assessment and Treatment

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Residents $200
Fellows, Sport Physios, RMT, CASEM Docs $300


Location:

CMCC
6100 Leslie Street, North York ON
Executive Board Room

Time

Component

8:45 am – 9:00 am

Dr. Brad Muir, FRCCSS(C)
Outline of days activities

9:00 am – 10:45 am

Dr. Richard Goudie, BSc MD CCFP (SEM) Dip Sport Med AAPM CAPM
Thermoregulation of the Spinal Cord Injured Athlete
Primer on Para-cycling Athletes and Injuries

10:45 am 11:00 am

Break

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Dr. Steve Dilkas, MD, Physiatrist, CASEM
The Assessment of Amputee Athletes

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Andrea Stephen, Registered Physiotherapist
Therapeutic Consideration in the Para-athletic (Track and Field) Population

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Break

2:45 pm – 4:15 pm

Lindsay Musalem, Sport Biomechanist
Biomechanical Consideration in the Assessment of Para-Athletes

Speaker's bios

To Bring:
Portable Table, Stool
Comfortable clothes

Pre-Study:
Recommended readings.

Resident Requirements Checklist:
Core Academic Curriculum Requirements
Residents may count hours toward option A or Option B (not both) depending on need.

Option A:
Sports Rounds and Observation with a Specialist
6.0 hours (Dr. Goudie, Dr. Dilkas, Andrea Stephen, Lindsay Musalem)

Option B:
High Performance Evaluation and Testing
1.5 hours (Lindsay Musalem)

Sports Injury Management
4.5 hours (Dr. Goudie, Dr. Dilkas, Andrea Stephen)

Fellows/Resident Requirements:
Ontario: CCO requirements 6 hours of structured CE

Recommended Reading:

Bhambhani Y. Physiology of wheelchair racing in athletes with spinal cord injury. Sports Medicine. 2002 Jan 1;32(1):23-51.

Blauwet CA, Brook EM, Tenforde AS, Broad E, Hu CH, Abdu-Glass E, Matzkin EG. Low energy availability, menstrual dysfunction, and low bone mineral density in individuals with a disability: implications for the para athlete population. Sports Medicine. 2017 Sep 1;47(9):1697-708.

Derman W, Schwellnus MP, Jordaan E, Runciman P, Blauwet C, Webborn N, Lexell J, Van de Vliet P, Tuakli-Wosornu Y, Kissick J, Stomphorst J. Sport, sex and age increase risk of illness at the Rio 2016 Summer Paralympic Games: a prospective cohort study of 51 198 athlete days. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Jan 1;52(1):17-23.

Derman W, Runciman P, Schwellnus M, Jordaan E, Blauwet C, Webborn N, Lexell J, Van de Vliet P, Tuakli-Wosornu Y, Kissick J, Stomphorst J. High precompetition injury rate dominates the injury profile at the Rio 2016 Summer Paralympic Games: a prospective cohort study of 51 198 athlete days. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Jan 1;52(1):24-31.

Derman W, Runciman P, Jordaan E, Schwellnus M, Blauwet C, Webborn N, Lexell J, Van de Vliet P, Kissick J, Stomphorst J, Lee YH. High incidence of injuries at the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games: a prospective cohort study of 6804 athlete days. British journal of sports medicine. 2019 Feb 22:bjsports-2018.

Fagher K, Forsberg A, Jacobsson J, Timpka T, Dahlström Ö, Lexell J. Paralympic athletes’ perceptions of their experiences of sports-related injuries, risk factors and preventive possibilities. European journal of sport science. 2016 Nov 16;16(8):1240-9.

Griggs KE, Leicht CA, Price MJ, Goosey-Tolfrey VL. Thermoregulation during intermittent exercise in athletes with a spinal-cord injury. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance. 2015 May 1;10(4):469-75.

Griggs KE, Price MJ, Goosey-Tolfrey VL. Cooling athletes with a spinal cord injury. Sports Medicine. 2015 Jan 1;45(1):9-21.

Kissick J, Webborn N. Concussion in para sport. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics. 2018 May 1;29(2):299-311.

Mountjoy M, Sundgot-Borgen J, Burke L, Ackerman KE, Blauwet C, Constantini N, Lebrun C, Lundy B, Melin A, Meyer N, Sherman R. International Olympic Committee (IOC) consensus statement on relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S): 2018 update. International journal of sport nutrition and exercise metabolism. 2018 Jul 1;28(4):316-31.

Nutter DL. Considerations for Coaching Athletes With Prosthetic Limbs for Transtibial and Transfemoral Amputations. Strength & Conditioning Journal. 2019 Oct 1;41(5):1-8.

Swartz L, Hunt X, Bantjes J, Hainline B, Reardon CL. Mental health symptoms and disorders in Paralympic athletes: a narrative review. British journal of sports medicine. 2019 Jun 1;53(12):737-40.

Tuakli-Wosornu YA, Sun Q, Gentry M, Ayala KE, Doolan FC, Ottesen TD, Caldwell B, Naushad N, Huang P, Kirby S. Non-accidental harms (‘abuse’) in athletes with impairment (‘para athletes’): a state-of-the-art review. Br J Sports Med. 2019 Apr 25:bjsports-2018.

Webborn N, Blauwet CA, Derman W, Idrisova G, Lexell J, Stomphorst J, Tuakli-Wosornu YA, Kissick J. Heads up on concussion in para sport. BJSM 2018

Webborn N, Emery C. Descriptive epidemiology of Paralympic sports injuries. PM&R. 2014 Aug;6:S18-22.

Zachazewski - The Athlete with a disability

Other Resources:

Podcast:
Considerations for Coaching Athletes With Prosthetic Limbs for Transtibial and Transfemoral Amputations
Clinical tips from Dr. Kathryn Ackerman on how to manage athletes with low energy availability