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A Complete Guide to Understanding Your Runner Programme

Online Course: A Complete Guide to Understanding Your Runner Programme

Become equipped with comprehensive knowledge about the assessment and management of different running athletes

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Course instructor:

Dawn Nunes

Dawn is an enthusiastic sportswoman and Physiotherapist with over 15 years of experience in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy

10-12 hours

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Running is a very popular sport globally. Running is also a recognised and accessible choice for health, sports and leisure activity. However, not all running is the same. Different types of running have different characteristics and specific aspects that should be considered during any prehabilitation and rehabilitation related assessment and management. In this programme, Dawn Nunes will cover aspects such as understanding your runner, subjective assessment, comprehensive running analysis, biomechanical analysis and testing, equipment, training, recovery, running injuries and rehabilitation as it relates to different types of running and running shoe recommendations.


The aim of this programme of courses is to give you a comprehensive understanding of different types of running athletes, as well as their assessment and management.


This programme will cover the following topics:

  1. An Introduction to Understanding Your Runner
  2. Subjective Assessment of a Runner
  3. Shoe Analysis - Shoe Anatomy
  4. Assessment and Fitting of a Running Shoe
  5. Practical Musculoskeletal Testing for Runners

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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