Knee Injury Prevention and the Athlete

Event Date: 3/1/2014 - 3/1/2014 Time:9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Knee Injury Prevention and the Athlete
Saturday, March 1 
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Medical Center Jewish Northeast
Click Here to Register (Event is Free) 

Please join us for an in-depth look at knee injury prevention in young athletes. We will have a highly experienced group of experts to cover topics such as causes of knee injuries, prevention and surgical intervention. We will also cover proper nutrition for athletes and have hands-on training with our team of physical therapists and athletic trainers to teach joint protection and strengthening strategies.

Lunch will be provided by Swags Sports Shoes and Goulds Discount Medical. Stay until the end of the session for door prize drawings from Swags Sport Shoes.

Topic Outline:
1. Knee Injury in Sports: Common Causes, Prevention and Surgical Intervention
2. Functional Movement Screening (FMS): What is it and what does it mean?
3. Sports Nutrition: Current Trends in Sports Performance
4. Breakout Session One: Lower Extremity FMS Screening
5. Breakout Session Two: Plyometric Exercise and Joint Protection Strategies
6. Breakout Session Three: Knee Injury Prevention Exercises (Glutes and Hamstrings)
7. Lunch and Round Table Discussion: Question and Answer Session

Meet the Experts:

Andrew R. Duffee, MD
Board Eligible Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Surgeon. Dr. Duffee joined our group in 2012 and currently practices in Shelbyville, Ky., in a Sports Medicine focused orthopaedic practice. He comes to us with years of experience working with college and high school athletes.

Jason Bracco, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC
Physical Therapist, Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Jon Holland, PT, OCS
Physical Therapist, Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Supervisor, Sports Medicine Downtown and Owsley Brown Frazier Sports Medicine Center

Gregory Kress, MS, ATC
Athletic Trainer, KentuckyOne Health Sports Medicine

Brooke Helms, MA, RD, LD
Director of Sports Nutrition, University of Louisville

Jennifer Street, MS, ATC
Athletic Trainer, KentuckyOne Health Sports Medicine

Jordan Potts, MEd, ATC
Athletic Trainer, KentuckyOne Health Sports Medicine

Jeremy Brabandt, PT, DPT, OCS
Physical Therapist, Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Supervisor, Sts. Mary and Elizabeth Hospital Outpatient

For more information or to schedule an appointment with one of our Sports Medicine Rehab professionals, please call: 502.63.SPORT or 502.637.7678.