Cycling Medicine 2017
We are proud to present a full-day cycling medicine course as part of the Harvard Sports Medicine 2017 course. Directed by Dr. Dana Kotler in collaboration with Greg Robidoux PT and additional speakers, this course provides education on evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of cycling-related injury.
Harvard Cycling Medicine Course
Saturday • April 22, 8am – 5pm
The course will also provide skills-development workshops on the mechanisms of injury and early correction of strength and flexibility imbalances, technique errors, and bicycle fit, which help to prevent injury.the workshop will cover many aspects of cycling medicine. Workshop topics include “Don’t-Miss” diagnoses for cyclists, innovative approaches to care, biomechanical analysis, psychology, overuse injury, disability, and many more.
The course is open to anyone with an interest in cycling medicine and cycling-related injury, not only healthcare providers! In addition to physicians and physical therapists, athletes, coaches, bodywork providers, scientists, and recreational cyclists are welcome.
Objectives: On completing this one-day course, participants should be able to:
- Describe the risk factors for injuries in cyclists.
- Understand the principles of bike fit as it contributes to injury management, and make recommendations for bike fit modifications.
- Develop a model for optimizing care of cyclists to improve treatment and outcomes in management of injury.
- Develop an exercise prescription for cycling, and be able to choose “the right bike for the task.”
For medical providers: Participation 8 hours, Equivalent to CME total 8 AMA PR Category 1 Credits TM
Course information is available at: sportsmedicine.hmscme.com
Information on the Spaulding Cycling Medicine Program is available at: spauldingrehab.org/cycling or by calling 781-431-9144 for an appointment.
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