The Throwing Athlete (N21-1)


Lesson: The Throwing Athlete 

  • Demystifying Throwing Mechanics, Nick Serio, Ed. D, RSCC*D, CSCS
  • Strength Training for The Overhead Athlete: Why It’s Important To Focus On More Than Just Mechanics – Brett Poniros, DC, CSCs
  • I’m a Pitcher and My Shoulder & Elbow Hurt…WHY! – Brandon Erickson, MD
  • Moderated Q&A by Brandon Erickson, MD

Faculty Members:

Nick Serio, Ed. D, RSCC*D, CSCS

With over ten years of experience in the performance training field coupled with degrees in both Kinesiology and Sport & Performance Psychology, Nicholas Serio is leading the charge to disrupt the status quo of the performance training industry. As owner and Head of Performance at Athletes Warehouse, he is the principal motivator and driving force behind a team of coaches determined to redefine the approach to training student-athletes. Through research-driven training programs and a performance psychology approach to mental resilience, Nicholas and his team aim to address the challenges faced in the complex role of performing as a student-athlete. As a Westchester native, Nicholas has dug his roots in close to home,
establishing Athletes Warehouse in Pleasantville, NY in 2014.

Brett Poniros, DC, CSCs

Brett is the owner/clinician of Apollo Performance Chiropractic. He is a trained chiropractor and strength and conditioning specialist. Brett centers his treatments around goal-oriented and evidence-based care and strives to educate and push his patients to self-propelled rehabilitation.

Brandon Erickson, MD


Dr. Erickson is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon, specializing in sports-related injuries of both athletes and non-athletes alike. Through his work with Major League Baseball, he has been able to better define injury patterns and treatment outcomes in elite-level overhead athletes. His research efforts focus on shoulder, knee, and elbow conditions, especially those affecting the throwing athlete.

Dr. Erickson treats patients at Rothman Orthopaedics locations in New York. Please click here for full bio.

Download CE information here.

Learning Objectives

● Understand the different graft options for ACL reconstruction
● Medal Portal vs. Transtibial Technique: Does it Matter?
● Understand the basic causes of failure of ACL reconstruction
● Primary and secondary reconstruction options for the athlete
● Identify and define the “Base position” to increase optimal performance on and off the field
● Design a strength-training program with core lifts to enhance movement skills that correlates to stronger athletes on the field.


– Injury and Illness Prevention and Wellness Promotion
– Healthcare Administration and Professional Responsibility

Target Audience


CE for Athletic Trainers

1.5 Category A CEU’s for Athletic Trainers
All others receive a certificate of attendance

Program Type

Virtual, Asynchronous

Difficulty Level


Cancellation Policy

Once you purchase the course, you may not cancel. If you have circumstances that need to be reviewed, please let us know and we will try to accommodate you.


ebpCENTRAL (BOC AP#10138) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1.5 Category A CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours spent in the educational program.


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