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30th Annual Magic City Sports Medicine Conference

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Theme: Emerging Concepts and Technology in Sports Medicine

Conference Objectives:

  • Examine common injury mechanisms of the hip, knee and shoulder.
  • Summarize basic anatomy and physiology of the hip, knee and shoulder.
  • Propose strategies for effective collaboration in managing and treating sports injuries.
  • Identify preventative and recondition exercises for the hip, knee and shoulder.
  • Identify and explain different nutrition strategies for athletes versus the lay public.
  • Examine strength training methods for athletes post injury.
  • Identify specific nutrition concepts that are specific to athletes vs the lay population.
  • Summarize the COVID 19 pandemic and the considerations that need to be made regarding an athletic population.
  • Present and explore the latest research and application behind modern modalities used in recovery

Continuing Education Credits: 

BOC 8.5 Category A Credits & NSCA .9 Category A Credits 



Brayton Kiedrowski – Returning to Sport After COVID-19 

Dr. Bentley, Lauren Hasquet & Jenn Linton- Hip Impingement 

Alexa Torbert Game Ready

Kristine Peterson & Jaimee – ACL Injuries

Anna Kasperick – Sports Performance Nutrition

Dayne Dyer – Bridging the Gap

Taylor Canfield – Norma Tec

Cody Osborne – Massage Gun

Travis Laird – Shoulder Instability 

Dr. Kelsey Hoffman – Orthobiologics

Taylor Purchio – Shoulder Instability


7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Registration

Conference Emcee – Steve Klepps, MD

7:55 AM – 8:00 AM Welcome – Steve Klepps, MD

8:00 AM – 9:20 AM  “Recognition, Treatment and Reconditioning of Shoulder Instability” – Steve Klepps, MD, Travis Laird, DPT, & Taylor Purchio, ATC

  • Recall basic anatomy of the shoulder
  • Determine the appropriate treatment and referral process for shoulder instability
  • Design and implement a preventative and reconditioning program for shoulder instability
  • Recognize the benefits of interdisciplinary care for shoulder instability

9:20 AM – 10:40 AM “Recognition, Treatment and Reconditioning of ACL Injuries” –Jim Elliott, MD, Kristine Peterson, DPT & Jaimee Turley, DPT

  • Recall basic anatomy of the knee
  • Determine the appropriate treatment and referral process for ACL injuries
  • Design and implement a preventative and reconditioning program for ACL injuries
  • Recognize the benefits of interdisciplinary care for ACL injuries

10:40 AM – 12:00 PM  “Recognition, Treatment and Reconditioning of Hip Impingement” – Roger Bentley, MD, Lauren Hasquet, DPT, & Jenn Linton, ATC

  • Recall basic anatomy of the hip
  • Determine the appropriate treatment and referral process for hip impingement
  • Design and implement a preventative and reconditioning program from hip impingement
  • Recognize the benefits of interdisciplinary care for hip impingement

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch Provided by Yellowstone Kelly’s

1:00 PM – 1:40 PM “Returning to Sport after COVID-19”-  Brayton Kiedrowski, DO

  • Describe the evaluation and management of an athlete for and with COVID-19 infection.
  • Understand the risks and concerns for athletes returning to sports after COVID-19
  • Discuss the implications COVID-19 has had on sport participation
  • Discuss the proper protocol for progressive an athlete/team to return to sport after COVID-19.

1:40 PM – 2:20 PM “Orthobiologics” – Kelsey Hoffman, DO

  • Discuss PRP use in orthopedics and the important variables
  • Discuss what is a stem cell and how it is being used in orthopedics
  • Review current research regarding these topics.

2:20 PM – 3:00 PM “Bridging the Gap: A Holistic Approach to Strength and Conditioning for Long Term Athletic Development” – Dayne Dyer, CSCS

  • Discuss what is and is not holistic strength and conditioning.
  • Define what makes a good strength and conditioning coach
  • Discuss and design a strength and conditioning program.

3:00 PM – 3:40 PM “Nutrition for Sports Performance – Differentiating Mainstream Weight – Centric Nutrition vs. Sports Performance Nutrition”- Anna Kasperick, RD

  • Understand the general principles of sports performance nutrition and how this differs from “weight-centric” nutrition.
  • Summarize current recommendations
  • Understand food relationships, practical application and sustainability

3:40 PM – 5:30 PM Modern Modalities in Sports Medicine & Reconditioning Learn Labs

  1. Explanation and Application of Normatec Compression Sleeves – Taylor Canfield, ATC
  2. Explanation and Application of a Game Ready – Alexa Torbert, ATC
  3. Explanation and Application of a Massage Gun – Cody Osborne, ATC
  • Interpret the current research on the specific modalities: Normatec Compression Sleeves, a Game Ready and a Massage Gun.
  • Define proper application of each modality

How to Register


$100/person after May 1st.

Lunch Provided

For more information contact

Kristine Peterson

Mansfield Health Education Center
St. Vincent Healthcare Campus
2900 12th Ave. North #30W, Billings, MT


BOC Compliance Statements

BOC & CSCS Continuing Education Credits available. PT credits cannot be pre-approved. Certificates will be emailed by July 1st after completion of the post conference survey and verification of attendance.

AMP Policies

AMP Cancellation policy

A full refund is provided to all participants who cancel at least 5 days in advance. Written notice is to be provided to the conference coordinator.

AMP Grievance Policy

Any attendees who are dissatisfied with the programming should report the specifics of their dissatisfaction to the coordinator of the specific programming within 10 business days of the programming.

The coordinator of the programming has 10 business days to investigate the grievance & address the attendees concerns.

AMP Non Discrimination Statement

Athletic Medicine and Performance (AMP) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, military status, sexual orientation or age. AMP is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in all aspects of its continuing education activities. Participants who have special needs are encouraged to contact program organizers so that all reasonable efforts to accommodate these needs can be made.

Ortho Montana is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers.

AMP Conflict of Interest

Athletic Medicine and Performance (AMP) is a partnership of SCL Health St. Vincent, Ortho Montana, and Yellowstone Surgery Center. The staff members of AMP are employees of one of these partnering companies. Through AMP, payment is provided for healthcare services to the Athletic Trainers.

This conference is sponsored by AMP, Athletic Medicine & Performance.