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Understanding the type of injuries that occur in a specific sport(s), classifying the type of injury and identifying the risk factors are important to enable you as a physiotherapist to prevent and manage these injuries. In this course we will review injury types and their classification, the stages of healing, the epidemiology of sports injuries and the various risk factors and injury mechanisms that are often encountered in sports injuries.
To ensure a comprehensive knowledge & understanding of the classification of sports injuries, the epidemiology of injuries in sport as well as the risk factors and injury mechanisms for sports injuries.
This course is made up of 5 sections which include videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following topics:
- Injury Type and Classification
- Soft Tissue Healing Stages
- Overuse Injuries and Load Management
- Injury Rate and Surveillance
- Risk Factors and Injury MEchanisms
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.