12:00 -12:45 Meeting registration
12:55 – 1:10 Welcome and Introduction
1:15 – 2:15 Kevin Ford, Ph. D - Role of Biomechanics in ACL Injury Risk in Adolescent Female Athletes
2:15 – 3:15 Terri Chmielewski, Ph. D. - Potential Value of Psychological Assessment in Lower Extremity Rehabilitation
3:15 – 3:30 Break
3:30 – 4:30 Thayne Munce, Ph. D-. Brain Injury Risk in Youth Football: What Do We Really Know?
4:30 Question and Answer – Panel Discussion with Speakers
5:00 Gilly’s Time Social reception
5:45 – 7:15 College Quiz Bowl competition - OCTOBER 7, 2016 is the DEADLINE FOR TEAM ENTRY FOR THE COLLEGE QUIZ BOWL.
7:30 – 8:30 Dinner and High-Tea discussion with guest speakers
FRI. OCT. 14th
8:30 – 9:00 Welcome and Recognition of Student Achievements
9:10 – 10:10 Kevin Ford, Ph. D.- Recent Advancements in Injury Prevention Strategies to Reduce Risk of ACL Injury
10:10 – 10:30 Stretch and refreshments
10:30 – 11:30 Thayne Munce, Ph. D.- Heat Illness in Sports: Managing the Risk
11:30 – 12:30 Exercise is Medicine Ambassador Training, Cherie Pettit, Ed.D.
12:30 – 1:15 Annual Chapter Business Meeting
This program will provide 6.0 ACSM CEC’s for participants. The American College of Sports Medicine’s Professional Education Committee certifies that the Northland Regional Chapter meets the criteria for official ACSM Approved Provider status. Provider # 650396. Contact the chapter office via email at email@example.com after the conference to receive a certificate of attendance after you verify meeting attendance.
Kevin R. Ford, PhD, FACSM is the Director of the Human Biomechanics and Physiology Laboratory and Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, Congdon School of Health Sciences at High Point University. Dr. Ford is an accomplished researcher in sports medicine and biomechanics. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles specializing in the area of knee injury prevention. He has served as a Principal Investigator and as a Co-Investigator on multiple NIH funded grants in addition to consistent industry support. Dr. Ford was the previous Chair of the Biomechanics Interest group of the American College of Sports Medicine.
Terese L. Chmielewski, PT, PhD, SCS is a Physical Therapist/Research Scientist at TRIA Orthopaedic Center and an adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at University of Florida. Dr. Chmielewski has expertise in movement analysis, which she incorporates within a multi-disciplinary approach to rehabilitation research. Her research has been supported by foundation and NIH grants. In addition, she has been recognized with research and teaching awards from the Sports and Orthopaedic Sections of the American Physical Therapy Association
Dr. Thayne Munce is the Associate Director of the Sanford Sports Science Institute and an Associate Scientist in the Children’s Health Research Center at Sanford Research. He serves on the leadership board of the National Youth Sports Health and Safety Institute (NYSHSI) and is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (FACSM). Dr. Munce is an exercise physiologist whose research spans several areas of athletic health and performance. Much of his current work is focused on the study of brain injury risk in youth football. In addition to his research, Dr. Munce has successfully helped many athletes optimize their performance and reduce their risk of injury through individualized athletic assessments and performance consultations.
Dr. Cherie Pettitt is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Performance in Exercise Science/Exercise Physiology at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Dr. Pettitt has worked in various capacities in health and wellness fields including federal grants, health departments, health insurance companies, and most recently Mayo Clinic Health Systems where she assisted in implementing Physical Activity as a Vital Sign (PAVS) which included an additional question on strength training. Dr. Pettitt was recently selected as an American College of Sports Medicine Exercise is Medicine Emerging Leader. Dr. Pettitt has several certifications including: American College of Sports Medicine’s Exercise Physiologist, Physical Activity in Public Health Specialist, and Exercise is Medicine, the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and WellCoach’s Certified Health and Wellness Coach. Dr. Pettitt’s research areas include vascular function in response to prolonged sitting, exercise testing, and wellness coaching.
Onsite-Registration is by CASH, CHECK or CREDIT CARD
Open Oct 13- 12:00noon at Centential Student Union on campus of Minnesota State University Mankato -
ARRIVE EARLY FOR ONSITE REGISTRATION
Student NACSM Chapter Member* $20– if you are not a chapter member, add $15 for 12 month membership (exp 10/31/2017)
Student Non Member - does not want to join chapter: $40
Professional NACSM Chapter Member* $70– if you are not a chapter member, add $35 for 12 month membership (exp 10/31/2017)
Professional - does not want to join chapter: Non Member $105
* National ACSM membership dues are separate from Northland Regional Chapter Dues.