2018 Conference: Extreme Sports Medicine*

Continuing Education Course for Sports Medicine Professionals

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Learning Objective

  • Illustrate typical behavior patterns and personality traits in Extreme Sport Athletes
  • Identify common injuries/illnesses in Extreme Sports
  • Develop a best practices model for safety and injury prevention
  • Implement reconditioning strategies and techniques for extreme sport athletes


"Rock Climbing Basics and Safety"

Located at: SteepWorld Climbing and Fitness by the Climing Instructors. First Come First Serve. Registration in person from 7:00am - 8:00am prior to the start of the conference. Waiver form must be signed.

SteepWorld Climbing and Fitness
1230 S 31st St W
Billings, MT 59102

Waiver Form

Time Title Doctors
7:00 AM - 8:00 AMRegistration for:
"Rock Climbing Basics and Safety"
Limited Availability
Conference Emcee - Ben Phipps, MD
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM"Epidemiology for Extreme Athletes"Ben Phipps, MD
8:30 AM - 9:15 AM"Training, Preparation and Injuries to the Ice Climbing Athlete"Vern Streeter
9:15 AM - 10:00 AM"Medical Preparation for the Extreme Environment"Steve Halvorson, MD
10:00 AM - 10:10 AMBREAK 
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM"Training, Preparation and Rehabilitation of Military Operators"Jered Phipps, ATC
10:40 AM - 11:10 PM "Nutritional Considerations for the Extreme Athlete"Beth Hall, RD
11:10 PM - 12:10 PM"Mental Profiles for the Extreme Athlete"
(EBP Credits)
Bryan Dorrel
12:10 PM - 1:10 PMLUNCHProvided by Yellowstone Kelly's
1:10 PM - 1:40 PM"Deep Powder Skiing Hazards"David Shenton, MD
1:40 PM - 3:40 PM "Reconditioning Components for Extreme Athletes"Break-Out Sessions
20 minute presentations. Participants will get to attend each session.
A:Blood Flow Restriction BasicsGary Kuykendall, PT
  Kristine Peterson, PT
B:Perturbation & Balance TrainingTommy Salazar, PT
  Richard England, MD
C:TRX - Suspension Strap TrainingTravis Laird, PT
D:CuppingTaylor Purchio, ATC
3:40 PM - 5:30 PM*"Rock Climbing Basics and Safety"SteepWorld Climbing and Fitness Instructors

*Starts at 4pm. Must have signed up at morning registration and waiver must be signed. Located at SteepWorld. Approximately 20 minutes required for driving time.

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How to Register



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For more information contact

Stacy Molt


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

Continuing Education

BOC & CSCS Continuing Education Credits available. PT credits cannot be pre-approved.

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.