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Sports SIG

Welcome AAOMPT Sports SIG

The purpose of the AAOMPT - Sports Special Interest Group is to serve its members by promoting the identity of manual therapy in the field of Sports rehabilitation through clinical practice, education, research, mentorship, and professional development.

Objectives of the AAOMPT-Sports SIG shall be to:

  1. Establish effective mechanisms to identify, recruit, and promote manual therapists who practice or have an interest in practicing in Sports Physical Therapy.
  2. Implement a mechanism to consistently disseminate to members current concepts, best practice patterns, and research related to the use of manual therapy in Sports.
  3. Create a forum for continuous professional development of members through collegial networking and collaboration with clinical leaders in Sports and manual therapy.
  4. Provide resources to facilitate education, mentorship, and cooperation to support clinicians and students interested in the implementation of manual therapy in Sports Physical Therapy.
  5. Enhance the objectives and functions of the Academy as set forth in the strategic plan and AAOMPT bylaws as well as by AAOMPT and IFOMPT’s Standards of Practice.
  6. More information regarding the Sports SIG can be found in the Rules of Order by Clicking Here.

    Membership to the Sports SIG

    All members of AAOMPT – Sports SIG must be members of AAOMPT in good standing. All licensed physical therapists and student physical therapists with an interest in the promotion and implementation of manual therapy in Sports Physical Therapy are eligible for membership in the AAOMPT – Sports SIG. To sign up for the Sports SIG, please follow the below instructions:

    • Log into your AAOMPT Membership Profile
    • Choose the My Information Tab
    • Choose the My Details Option
    • Select the pencil tool to the right of the screen which will then allow you to edit your details
    • Scroll down to Sports SIG option
    • Choose Yes or No and select Save at the bottom of the screen.

    Any questions you may have regarding the Sports SIG, please email  [email protected].

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