What am I going to learn?

  • Accreditatie - Only for Dutch and Belgium participants

    Register: Beroepsgerelateerd & algemeen. Kwaliteitshuis: 3 punten; PQK: 8 NE

  • Description

    Patellofemoral pain can be challenging for medical providers to manage. It is a complex disorder that requires a biopsychosocial approach for successful management. But that does not mean that it needs to be complicated! This lecture will cover concepts such as load tolerance, biomechanics, and psychosocial factors that contribute to patellofemoral pain and ways to intervene with simple yet purposeful strategies.

  • Course language & duration

    English - 3 hours - After purchase this webinar will be accessible for one month


Erik Meira

Erik Meira is a physical therapist with Black Diamond Physical Therapy in Portland, Oregon. He is a Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist and an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with extensive experience in the management of sports injuries at many different levels. He also created and oversees the PT Podcast Network. He has authored several articles and textbook chapters and has lectured at conferences around the world sponsored through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, American Physical Therapy Association, and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association covering topics such as the hip, knee, shoulder, exercise prescription, returning athletes to sport, science application, and ethics in practice. He is a frequent consultant to professional and collegiate sports teams and individual professional athletes.


  • 1


    • Welcome

  • 2

    Preparation work

    • Set a goal for this E-learning


    • The pathophysiology of patellofemoral pain: a tissue homeostasis perspective

  • 3


    • Slides Erik Meira - Patellofemoral pain

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    Webinar Erik Meira - Patellofemoral pain

    • Recording - Patellofemoral pain

  • 5

    Final test

    • Patellofemoral pain

  • 6


    • Don't forget to be critical!

    • “Rehabilitation will increase the ‘capacity’ of your …insert musculoskeletal tissue here….” Defining ‘tissue capacity’: a core concept for clinicians

    • Influence of the Hip on Patients With Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome- A Systematic Review

    • A Prospective Investigation of Biomechanical Risk Factors for Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

    • Reflect on your goal

  • 7

    Re-watch recording

    • Re-watch webinar with playbar