Rod Walters – Evidence-Based Concussion Prevention & Management in Athletics: Effective Safety, Assessment, & Return-to-Play Strategies
Courses Content :
- Rod Walters
- 5 Hours 6 Minutes
- Audio and Video
- May 20, 2016
|Manual (12.6 MB)||163 Pages||Available after Purchase|
- Review definitions & the history of concussions
- Application of parameters for concussion assessment
- Concussion assessment, including baseline testing, post-injury assessment, & return-to-play decisions
- Overview of tools for concussion assessment
- State Laws
- Lab – Objective Assessment Practice
- Independent Medical Care
- Supervision of athletic trainers
- Involving team physicians in formal institutional roles
- Contact Sport Guidelines
- Best Practices
- Emergency Action Plan
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Rod Walters, DA, ATC, has worked as a concussion spotter for the National Football League and helped establish a concussion management program within Major League Baseball, bringing to bear over 25 years of experience in athletic training.
As a consultant in sports medicine, he serves as a resource to many sports leagues, colleges, and high schools regarding implementation of objective assessments, and he is often sought for his expertise reviewing institutional procedures related to healthcare. In addition to his consulting work, he is an active member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the National Athletic Trainers Association. Having received the NATA’s Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer award and served on the board of directors, he was inducted into NATA’s Hall of Fame in 2005.
Dr. Walters has been active in the field of athletic training since his graduation from Appalachian State, where he received his undergraduate and Master’s degrees. He went on to earn his Doctor of Arts in Physical Education from Middle Tennessee State University and now brings his expertise across the country with his athletic training seminars.
Financial: Rod Walters is president of Walters Inc. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Rod Walters is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association; South Carolina Athletic Trainer Association; and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.