Aaron Sciascia, center, and Tim Uhl, right, demonstrate evaluation techniques during the Razor Fitness Sports Medicine Symposium.
Sports Medicine Symposium Gives Hands-on Experience
More than 70 participants learned about injury evaluation and rehabilitation at the sixth annual Razor Fitness Sports Medicine Symposium at the University of Arkansas in December.
Keynote speakers Tim Uhl, associate professor and director of the Musculoskeletal Laboratory at the University of Kentucky, and Aaron Sciascia, the program coordinator for the Lexington Clinic Orthopedics-Sports Medicine Center, presented information and gave demonstrations on integrating the kinetic chain approach into evaluation and rehabilitation.
The symposium presented by the University of Arkansas Sports Biomechanics Group and Northwest Health System provided participants with 8 continuing education units.
The Sport Biomechanics Group is directed by Gretchen Oliver, clinical coordinator of the athletic training education program in the College of Education and Health Professions. Primary research emphasis of the group is on kinematics, kinetics, and muscle activations during dynamic sport movements and injury implications. Students and faculty have presented their research at national and international conferences.