Orlando, Florida, United States
Collegiate and professional soccer leagues rely upon their medical teams to treat soccer related injuries and return injured players to the sport in a safe and efficient manner. This activity will provide guidance on the identification, prevention, and treatment of injuries and illnesses common to the soccer athlete. The team approach will be emphasized using case presentations, updates on injury recommendations, and methods for return to sport in common areas affecting the soccer population. Emphasis will be placed on acknowledging the rare, but life threatening catastrophic injuries and illnesses that can be encountered in contact sports.