CONTEMPORARY CONCUSSION TOPICS FOR THE AT’s TOOLBOX: PATHWAYS OF NEURODEGENERATION AND THE BRAIN-GUT AXIS
1.00 BOC Approved Category A Home Study CEUs
COST: $ 29.99 - EXPIRATION DATE: 2021-12-31
Concussions undoubtedly are the most talked about topic in sports medicine. This presentation will provide contemporary concepts in concussion that has primarily been avoided in most sports medicine literature, expanding on the different neurometabolic and inflammatory pathways associated with concussion that can lead to neurodegenration. This presentation will discuss the role of the brain-gut axis following a concussion, the critical connection this system has on recovery, and its implications involved in neurodegeneration or CTE.
1) Describe the microbiota and the structural and functional connection between the gastrointestinal system and brain via the Vagus Nerve.
2) List the nutritional and supplemental resources involved in brain health following a concussion.
3) Describe the acute neurometabolic events and pathways that follow a sports-related concussion.
4) Discuss the waste management systems as they apply to neurodegenerative disease, including Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE).
TAKING THIS COURSE
This course consists of 1 lesson and a final exam.
Lesson 1: CONTEMPORARY CONCUSSION TOPICS FOR THE AT’s TOOLBOX: PATHWAYS OF NEURODEGENERATION AND THE BRAIN-GUT AXIS
The lessons consist of video and optional supplemental materials. For the final exam, participants can take a maximum of 3 attempts to achieve a passing score of 80% or higher. Participants who achieve a passing score can print out a course certificate of completion. Participants who do not pass the final exam after 3 attempts will need to re-pay for and repeat the entire course to attempt to earn credit.
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A. 60 days to start course
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About the Instructor
Mike Hadden MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS, Professor of Sports Science and Health Education Simpson College, Iowa
Mr. Hadden is a Professor of Sports Science and Health Education at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. He has served in a variety of roles at Simpson, including Head Athletic Trainer and Director of the Athletic Training Program. Mr. Hadden is certified as an AT by the Board of Certification and is a licensed AT in Iowa. Hadden has received Simpson’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Award and Educator of the Year Award from the Iowa Athletic Trainers’ Society. As a practicing athletic trainer, he has evaluated, managed, and consulted on close to 500 sports-related concussions (mild traumatic brain injury) at both the high-school and college levels which has led to his interest in the effects of concussion (mild traumatic brain injury) and CTE.
Sue Wilson, MA, LAT, ATC, PES, CHHC, Adjunct Professor of Sports Science and Health Education Simpson College, Iowa
Ms. Wilson is a Physical Education Instructor at Victory Christian Academy and an adjunct Professor in the Sports Science and Health Education department at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. In addition to being certified as an AT by the Board of Certification, Ms. Wilson is a licensed AT in Iowa, is a Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and is a Holistic Health Coach from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. As an Athletic Trainer, she has encountered several athletes with lasting effects of head trauma and is passionate about providing hope and natural healing for athletes and their families. Ms. Wilson owns her own business, 3E Wellness LLC, with a mission to invest in the health care of American families and teach them how to take control of their health in a natural way that encompasses healing in all areas, mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually.