Management of Special Populations
By: National University of Health Sciences

Course Description

Female Athlete

1.Physiological differences from males

2.Injury incidence

3.Exercise and the menstrual cycle

4.Exercise and pregnancy


1.Growth and injury

2.Psychological motivation


1.Psychology and motivation

2.Exercise and Aging

3.Underlying systemic disease

4.Exercise prescriptions

D.Cultural/Ethnic Considerations

1.Black and Hispanic populations - -special considerations – anthropometry

E.Differentially Abled Athletes

1.Special Olympics: pre-exam

2.Overview of types of athletes

Course Details

  • Management of Special Populations
  • By:    National University of Health Sciences
  • Instructor:    Anne Sorrentino, DC
  • Total CE Hours:    8.0
  • Course Format:     Online Distance Learning
  • Course Categories:     DC Continuing Education
  • Course Subjects | CE HOURS:
    • Cultural Competency  -1.0 CE Hours
    • Differential/Physical Diagnosis  -3.0 CE Hours
    • Geriatrics  -1.5 CE Hours
    • Pediatrics  -1.0 CE Hours
    • Sports Medicine  -1.5 CE Hours
  •    Course Outline