July 13-14, 2024
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Physical therapists, athletic trainers, sports performance/strength coaches, sport scientists, physicians, and related professions/students of those fields who are currently involved or wanting to get involved in working with elite basketball.
Working with elite basketball players (men’s and women’s professional and collegiate levels) is a highly specialized setting for rehab professionals that most continuing education does not adequately address. Many early career professionals wanting to get opportunities working in elite basketball are often presented with the paradox of needing to have experience working in elite basketball in order to get the opportunity to work in elite basketball.
This conference will provide content by a diverse group of professionals currently working with elite basketball programs – from highly specialized consultants to new professionals just starting out in the setting. Not only will the conference cover management of specific injuries, other topics pertinent to the rehab professional such as ethical considerations, interpersonal relationships with players/coaches/other staff, and career development will also be discussed.
The conference will also include a networking event that will give the participants the opportunity to meet and interact with the speakers and staffs from elite basketball programs as well as check out products from vendors that work in the setting. The goal of this event is to help participants and elite basketball staffs make meaningful connections to help foster/support increased diversity in the setting.
The event is being held in the same location at the same time as NBA Summer League but is not affiliated with that event.
- Provide a platform for professionals working in elite basketball to support, share, and enhance their practice
- Expand pathways for getting into working in elite basketball
- Improve/Support diversity among professionals working in elite basketball
Upon completion of this conference, participants will be able to:
- Understand case management specific to the elite basketball setting
- Describe common injuries in elite basketball
- Summarize diverse career pathways to working in elite basketball
- Provide objective measures for return to sport decision making in elite basketball
Full schedule coming soon. Both days will be roughly 8am-5pm plus a networking event on Saturday night.
Contact Hours 13/CEU 1.3
This conference meets the standards for 13 hours of continuing education by most state physical therapy boards. Please contact your state board for details on their specific requirements.
The Science PT (BOC AP#: P3211) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 13 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
Terms & Conditions/Refund Policy
By registering for this course you agree to the Terms & Conditions including the refund policy.
For information about the July 2023 event, it is archived here.