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Todd Arnold, MD
Dr. Todd Arnold is a primary care/sports performance physician with over a decade of experience caring for athletes of all levels from scholastic to professional. He serves as a sports performance scientist for USA Track and Field, and has worked extensively with over 50 athletes in preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games, where the team…Read full bio
Katie Whetstone, PT, DPT, SCS
Dr. Whetstone is a graduate of the University of Evansville Doctor of Physical Therapy Program and is a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy. Dr. Whetstone completed her post-doctoral work with the University of Evansville/ProRehab, PC Sports Residency Program where she currently serves as a clinical mentor and is responsible for curriculum development. Dr.…Read full bio
1. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
In this first chapter, Todd Arnold, MD explores and explains the differences between pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. To do this, he provides a detailed example in the explanation of the inflammatory cascade through the example of arachidonic acid.
2. Athletic Medicines
What are the most common athletic medicines and how should these be managed? Dr. Arnold covers nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), acetaminophen, beta agonists, and corticosteroids in this in depth lecture designed to prepare you to assist athletes in managing medications.
3. Athletic Skin Infections
It is incredibly important for the sports therapist to know and understand treatments for skin infections frequently seen in athletes and the typical medications used. Another important component of this lecture covers when athletes can return to play and how legal considerations play a role in the management of athletic medicines.
Join Dr. Todd Arnold and Dr. Katie Whetstone as they discuss common questions in pharmacology for the sports therapist. Dr. Arnold provides detailed answers and discussion on such questions as what medicine athletes should take for an acute injury.