UCL Injuries in the Overhead Athlete -
Anatomy, Risk Factors, And Interventions

Sandra Harris, MS ATC and Randy Harris, MS ATC

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the relevant Anatomy of the medial Elbow

  • Discuss risk factors associated with UCL injury in the overhead athlete

  • Implement intervention programs to address risk factors associated with UCL injury

Clinical Bottom Line: The flexor pronator mass is very important to the integrity of the UCL. Focused training on this group, especially the flexor digitorum superficialis and the flexor carpi ulnaris may help in the prevention of UCL injuries. 

Course Outline

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The presenters of this lecture have no relevant professional commercial bias or financial disclosures. 

Precision Athletic Training (P8644) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc to provide 0.5 Category A CEUs to athletic trainers for this lecture.