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The Overhead Throwing Athlete


Credit: 6

Length: 4 weeks

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For: PT, PTA

Course Description

This self-paced, self-directed course will help to prepare the physical therapy professional for advanced understanding of athletes who are required to use the overhead throwing motion in their sport. This 4-week module will expand on the unique characteristics of overhead throwing athletes and the injuries they are at increased risk for.


By the end of the course, a successful learner will be able to:

  • Understand the anatomical demands and adaptations of throwing as well as the biomechanics and kinematics of overhead throwing.
  • Describe the epidemiology of injury as it applies to the overhead throwing athlete.
  • Clinical guidelines in the examination and differential diagnosis of the overhead throwing athlete.
    Clinical rehabilitation and progression to return to sport as it applies to the overhead throwing athlete.

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If you are in need of a disability-related accommodation, please contact us here. We will process requests for reasonable accommodation and will provide reasonable accommodations where appropriate, in a prompt and efficient manner. For more information please see the Accommodation Procedures for Participants with Disabilities.

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