Conference Program and Daily Schedule

This conference will provide Athletic Trainers with 8.25 CEU’s.

Coaches, teachers and other professionals should check with their respective districts and/or professional associations for CEU information. 

Female Athletes and Injury:  Prevention, Treatment and Recovery

October 24-25, 2013

Conference Program and Daily Schedule

All conference programming will take place in the Elliott University Center (EUC) Auditorium on the University of North Carolina, Greensboro campus

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24th

8:00-9:30 am                        Registration (pre-paid and on-site)

9:30-9:45 am                        Welcome

9:45-10:45 am                       Keynote Speaker #1

                                                 Dr. Sandy Shultz, Department of Kinesiology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

                                                Title:  “An Update on ACL Injury Risk Factors: Implications for Prevention.”

10:45-11:00 am                     Break

11:00-12:00 pm                    Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation Symposium

Moderator: Dr. Rebecca Bassett

Presenter #1:  Jenny Moshak, ATC, LAT, CSCS

Title: Clinical perspective on injury prevention and rehabilitation

Presenter #2:  Dr. Steve Lucey-The Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics Center

Title: Surgical interventions for female ACL reconstruction

Presenter #3:  Tyson Rose, PT, ATC – Wake Forest University, Department of Athletics.

Title: Strength training for rehabilitation

12:00-1:30 pm                       Lunch

1:30-3:30 pm                        Nutrition for Injury Prevention and Recovery Symposium

Moderator:  Dr. Cheryl Lovelady, Department of Nutrition and Associate Dean of Research, School of Health and Human Sciences, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Presenter #1:  Mary Ellen Bingham, MS RD CSSD LDN  – Registered Dietician, Department of Athletics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

                                                Title:  Fueling for performance.  

Presenter #2:  Julie Dillon – RD, LPC

                                                Title:  The Female Athlete Triad

Presenter #3: Dr. Michael Perko, Department of Public Health Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

                                                 Title:  Sports Supplements and Females Athletes: Reality, Risks and Recommendations

3:30-3:45 pm                        Closure.  See you tomorrow! 

4:00-5:30 pm                        Reception and Department of Kinesiology Lab Tours

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25th

8:00-9:30 am                         Registration (pre-paid and on-site)

9:30-9:45 am                         Welcome

9:45-10:45 am                       Keynote Speaker #2

                                                  Dr. Kevin Guskiewicz, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

                                                 Title:  “Making Sport Safer Through Innovative Science.”

10:45-11:00 am                     Break

11:00-12:00 pm                    Concussion Symposium

Moderator:  Dr. J.D. DeFreese, Center for the Study of Retired Athletes, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill,

Presenter #1:  Dr. Jason Mihalik, ATC – Department of Exercise and Sport Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

                                                Title: Gender inequality in concussion research and assessment

                                                 Presenter #2:  Janna Fonseca, ATC – Head Athletic Trainer, Carolina Family Practice & Sports Medicine

                                                 Title: Sideline concussion assessment protocol

Presenter #3:  Dr. Josh Bloom – Medical Director, Carolina Sports Concussion Clinical and Carolina Family Practice & Sports Medicine

                                                 Title:  Clinical assessment of concussion

12:00-1:00 pm                      Lunch

1:00-2:00 pm                       Keynote Speaker #3

                                                Dr. Diane Wiese-Bjornstal, the Tucker Center, the University of Minnesota

                                               Title:  “Psychology Approaches to Prevention and Rehabilitation”

2:00-3:15 pm                       Psychology Approaches to Prevention and Rehabilitation Symposium

Moderator: Dr. Diane L. Gill, Department of Kinesiology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Presenter #1: Dr. Stephanie Stadden, ATC – Department of Health, Exercise, and Sport Science, Lenoir-Rhyne University

Title: Athletic trainer and athlete communications and injury reporting

Presenter #2:  Lelani Madrigal, MS – Department of Kinesiology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Title: Psychological skills for injury prevention and recovery

Presenter #3: Dr. Rennae Williams – Department of Health and Human Performance, Johnson C. Smith University

Title: Social support in injury prevention and recovery for high school and college athletes

Presenter #4: Dr. Mildred Witt – Counseling Center, Student Health Services, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Title: Counseling issues in injury prevention and recovery with student-athletes

3:15-3:30 pm                        Wrap up and end of conference activities