Andrews Research & Education Foundation
The Female Athlete Course - On-Demand
Course Description: This course will cover the unique aspects of the female athlete. Female athletes are more susceptible to certain injuries, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, and imbalances of hormones. We will dive into how we can help to prevent these issues through proper training and nutrition as well as how to recognize the signs of common female issues in order to treat them in a timely manner. This course will also explore; proper running shoes and running shoe maintenance, RED-S in women, menstrual cycles and the female athlete, and mental health for adolescent female athletes.
1. Discuss the female athlete and current trends
2. Describe nutrition and supplement goals and needs for the female athlete
3. Discuss hamstring injuries and various rehabilitation techniques for return to play
4. Recognize innovations with the female athletes in training and sports psychology
Disclosure: Neither the speakers or planners of this activity have any relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose expect Sonya Ahmed, MD discloses that she consultant for Arthrex, Zimmer, and Bioventus.
Participants have no equipment or materials required to take this education course.
Baptist Health Care is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Baptist Health Care designates this live activity for a maximum of (4) hour in AMA PRA Category I creditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses & Occupational Therapists (Florida):
Baptist Hospital, CE Broker provider # 50-183 approves this program for 4 hours credit for nurses and occupational therapists.
Andrews Research & Education Foundation P10024 is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 4 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
Todd Hayano, DO
Sport Medicine Physician
Kaiser Permanente - Santa Clara
Sonya Ahmed, MD
Sonya Ahmed, M.D is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in treating disorders of the foot and ankle. Dr. Ahmed graduated from the University of Missouri Kansas City’s School of Medicine through a six-year combined BA/MD program. During her residency in Orthopedic surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch, she received the Hutchings Endowed Scholarship Award for Academic Excellence in Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Ahmed completed her Fellowship at the American Sports Medicine Institute under Drs. James Andrews, Angus McBryde, John Gould, and John Kirchner, allowing her to treat all levels of athletes. She currently practices at Nilssen Orthopedics Foot & Ankle Center in Pensacola, FL where she is the Co-Director of Foot and Ankle Orthopedic Surgery.
Nik Hoskins PT, DPT, CSCS
Andrews Institute – Baptist Medical Park 9-Mile
Julie Baltz, MHS, PA-C
Lori Cornwell, DNP, ARNP-C
Matt Creamer, PT, DPT, CSCS
Margaret Hoffman, PT, CLT
Rob Rotunda, PhD
Brittany Wehrle, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD
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