Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 8:00 AM PDT
Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 12:30 PM PDT

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The Westin San Diego 
400 West Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101

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Cindy Hayter, Executive Director
American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians 


2018 Chiropractic Sports Sciences Symposium 

Build your knowledge and gain competitive advantage with the latest cutting-edge updates on key professional sports medicine topics, and network with peers and exhibitors. Earn continuing education units (CEUs) toward your annual ACBSP continuing education requirement. In addition, applications will be submitted for state re-licensure and NSCA CEUs .

*Early registration for 2018 Chiropractic Sports Sciences Symposium ends Friday, February 16, 2018

**Group rate at The Westin San Diego ends Thursday, March 15, 2018


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Schedule Highlights *

* Times and topics subject to change

Thursday April 12, 2018  

  • Sports Chiropractic Principles and Practice Workshop - earn up to 9 CEUs (you may register for this pre-symposium event separately or in combination with symposium registration 
  • Exam Development Workshop - Faith Doyle ,DC DACBSP and Holly Westbrock, DC DACBSP
  • DACBSP® Practical Exam

Friday April 13, 2018

  • Written certification exams
  • Exam Development Workshop - Faith Doyle ,DC DACBSP and Holly Westbrock, DC DACBSP  
  • CPR Recertification Course - Renew your healthcare-level CPR certification (requires additional registration fee that must be paid prior to course - See registration page for options). - Anne Sorrentino DC, DACBSP
  • Exhibits Open
  • Awards Luncheon
  • Symposium Welcome Address
  • Exhibitor Break & Podium Abstract Presentation - Justin Grasmeyer, DC, DACBSP, Various Authors
  • Rotary Instability of the Knee – Erica Witter-Davis, DC, DACBSP
  • Impact of low Energy Availability on Endocrine Suppression Leading to Osteopenia/Osteoporosis in Young Athletes – Michelle Barrack PhD, RD, CSSD
  • Tactical Sports Medicine Panel – Lt. Joseph Dulla, Fernando Montes, MA  , Joseph Horrigan, DC, DACBSP
  • Student Reception 

Saturday April 14, 2018

  • Exhibits Open
  • Symposium Lectures
  • Finding the Right Spine Surgeon, Red Flags for an Athlete Towards the Surgeon– Amir Vokshoor MD, FAANS
  • Regenerative Medicine for the Spine-Mary Ambach MD
  • Cardiac Exam– Mimi Guarneri MD, FACC
  • Faulty Mechanics in ACL Tears – Sean Flanagan PhD, ATC, CSCS
  • Beating Bugs with Technology - William Moreau, DC, DACBSP, FACSM
  • Recurrent 5th Metatarsal Fractures – Carol Frey, MD
  • New Treatment for Bone Stress Response – Neil Ghodadra, MD
  • Safe Sport – Katie Hanna, M.Ed
  • The Association between Utilization of Chiropractic Services and Use of Prescription Analgesics – James Whedon, DC, MS
  • Keynote: William Moreau, DC, DACBSP, FACSM -- The Future of Chiropractic Sports Medicine  
  • Reception and abstract posters in Exhibitor Hall  

Sunday April 15, 2018

  • Exhibits Open
  • Making Ethics Useful in Practice – Felicia Cohn, PhD
  • Update of Sports & Trauma Related-Radiology – Hector Riveramelo, DC, DACBR, RMSKUS  
  • Closing Remarks