Medicine of Tennis Conference hosted by NYU School of Medicine

Medicine of Tennis Conference hosted by NYU School of Medicine

An upcoming seminar called “The Medicine of Tennis: Preventing Injury, Optimizing Treatment and Maximizing Performance” is planned for Friday, September 6 in New York.

The event is being jointly sponsored by the NYU Post-Graduate Medical School, National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA).

This session will be held on Friday, September 6, 2013 at the Apella at Alexandria Center (450 East 29th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10016).  Coaches are welcome and please feel free to pass along to your athletic trainer as well since continuing education credits are available.  More information is provided below and for questions contact Dina Pagnotta, MPT, MPH, Director, NYULMC Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Network at 646.501.7749

CONFERENCE POSTCARD: click here

TO REGISTER: click here*

Coach Fee: $50

*After 12pm on September 3rd, 2013 only onsite registration is available, provided the course has not reached capacity. Onsite registrants will incur an additional $20 fee. 

**Reduced fee applies to Physicians-in-Training with letter of certification from the Chief of Service; NYU School of Medicine alumni, former residents and fellows; MD's employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center; full-time active military personnel; nurse practitioners; and all other non-MD healthcare professionals.

Course Directors: David A Benjamin, Dennis A Cardone, DO, Brian Hainline, MD, Mark Kovacs, PhD, Geraldine Pagnotta, MPT, MPH, Gerald P Varlotta, DO and Warren Young, MD 

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the NYU Post-Graduate Medical School, the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. The NYU Post-Graduate Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: The NYU Post-Graduate Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physical Therapy Credit: NYU Hospitals Center is a New York State Education Department approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This course is approved for a maximum of 5.6 physical therapy/physical therapy assistant contact hours.
(.56 CEUs)

BOC Approved Provider Statement: NYU Hospitals Center is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for a maximum of 4.7 hours of Category A continuing education. Certified Athletic Trainers are responsible for claiming only those hours actually spent participating in the continuing education activity.

BOC Approved Provider Number: P2540

Course Description: Tennis is a globally popular sport played by 30 million people in the United States and millions more worldwide. The sport of tennis is the number one racquet sport with players often engaging in the sport as a child and continuing into adulthood. The majority of tennis injuries are overuse injuries involving both upper and lower extremities as well as the back and abdominals. Many of these injuries can be prevented with a proper understanding of the etiology of the injuries and appropriate evaluation and intervention.

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