Dr. James Laskin has extensive experience as a researcher and clinician
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Worldwide, millions of people engage in sports and physical activity. Sports medicine has evolved to cater for the specific medical needs of this active population. This specialist area includes injury prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation, performance enhancement, exercise prescription in health and chronic conditions and more. Multidisciplinary teams with professionals of various specialised skills are often best suited to provide optimal care for the athlete, team and active individual. In this course, you will learn more about this specialised team.
This course aims to introduce you to the various professions in sports medicine and the responsibilities, competencies and skills required to be a sports medicine professional.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
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.