CASEM Para & Adaptive Sport Medicine Webinar


Last session was held 2 July 2020 – The overarching objective of this adaptive sport medicine webinar series was to educate the physician to provide medical care to the adaptive athlete across all disabilities and classifications.  ​The webinar will look at unique aspects of adaptive sports medicine and adaptive athletes, across the age range, who are increasingly active and prominent, not only individually and in local leagues and organizations but also in larger settings.
Session 1

  • Athlete Experience – Impact of COVID-19 on the Tokyo Paralympics – Heidi Peters and Jolan Wong, Women’s Sitting Volleyball
  • Heat Adaptations in the Para Athlete – Richard Goudie, MD
  • Injury and Illness Incidence- David (DJ) Cormier, DO, DPT

Session 2

  • Neuropathic Pain – Steve Macaluso, MD
  • Pediatric considerations in Para Sport – Mary Dubon, MD

Session 3

  • Concussion in Para sport – James Kissick, MD
  • Assessment of the Athlete with Limb Deficiency – Steve Dilkas, MD
  • Bowel and Bladder  – Warren Thirsk, MD

Session 4

  • Nutrition in the Para athlete – Kelly Anne Erdman, Performance Dietitian
  • Toolkits and Management Strategies of Wounds – Gwyneth de Vries, MD
  • Athlete Experience – Meyrick Jones, Paratriathlete