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Instructional Course 7: The Team Approach: Care of the Child and Adolescent

Course Summary

This course will present a multidisciplinary approach to the care of the child and adolescent athlete, including specific considerations regarding the medical, nutrition, rehabilitation, and mental health needs of the growing athlete.

Course Objectives

  • Interpret the energy needs and pubertal developmental needs of a growing athlete into an integrated medical and nutrition plan of care.
  • Describe special sports rehabilitation considerations for the growing athlete.
  • Examine the approach to resilience and confidence in sport through development in adolescence.            


Aubrey Armento, MD
Amanda McCarthy, RDN
Rachel Meyers, DPT
Marie "Mimi" Renaudin, DPT, MASPP