Kentucky Academy of the American Physical Therapy Association
March 24, 2023
2023 Sports Medicine Symposium
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In Person and Livestreamed via Zoom, March 24-25

The Sports Medicine Symposium, provided by Norton Sports Health and KORT, is designed to provide physicians, physical therapists, athletic trainers and other health care clinicians with the latest scientific and clinical information about sports medicine, including injury prevention, medical and surgical treatments, and rehabilitative therapies for athletes. This year’s focus will address the latest scientific and clinical information related to hot topics for the prevention of and care for common injuries in athletes. Clinicians will gain knowledge for providing patients with the most advanced evidence-based treatment options available.


Friday, March 24
Program: 8 a.m. to 4:55 p.m. EDT
Cocktail reception: 5 to 7 p.m. (optional)

Saturday, March 25
8 a.m. to noon EDT

Millionaires Row at Churchill Downs
700 Central Ave.
Louisville, Kentucky

Target audience
This activity is targeted toward physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners in primary care and the specialties of emergency medicine, internal medicine, orthopedics, pediatrics, surgery and rehabilitation, as well as athletic trainers, physical therapists, emergency department and urgent care center personnel, and other clinical caregivers.

Educational objectives
Upon completion of this symposium, attendees will be able to:

  • Define evidence-based practices of evaluation, diagnosis and/or management of common sports-related injuries in athletes of all ages.
  • Describe principles of injury prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of athletes at the provider-patient level.
  • Discuss management of common equestrian injuries.