Wednesday, May 8, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM EDT
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NJSIAA Headquarters 
1161 Rt. 130 North
Robbinsville, NJ 08691

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Atlantic Sports Health 
Atlantic Health System 

Sports Medicine Lecture

Hand & Wrist Injuries in Athletes

Assessing Wrestling Weight: Body Composition  Modalities & Demo

2 CMEs for Physicians

2 EBPs for Athletic Trainers

This lecture is designed for sports medicine physicians, athletic trainers and coaches to gain a better understanding of hand and wrist injuries in athletes as well as to learn new modalities available to assess body composition in wrestlers.

Atlantic Sports Health and NJSIAA will be bringing in guest speakers, James Monica, MD Robert Monaco, MD & Alexa Chandler, MS 



8:30am- Registration 

8:30-8:45am - Welcome & Spring NJSIAA Medical Advisory Committee Updates, Jack Kripsak, DO

8:45-9:25am- Evaluation & Management of Wrist Injuries in the Athlete,  James Monica, MD

9:25-10:30am- Assessing Wrestling Weight: Body Composition Modalities & Demo, Robert Monaco, MD & Alexa Chandler, MS

Learning Objectives Include:

1. Identify the most common hand and wrist injuries sustained in sports

2. Review the hand/wrist physical exam and diagnostic testing options for injuries in athletes

3. Describe treatment options for management of hand and wrist injuries in the athlete

4. Discuss the rehabilitation techniques for return to activity specific to hand and wrist injuries

5. Review the importance of body composition assessments for wrestlers

6. Discuss current tools available to assess body composition in wrestlers

7. Describe the practicality of using ultrasound as a tool to measure body composition

8. Demonstrate the body composition exam with BodyMetrix device in order to visualize scanning sites