Ian is a PhD candidate and a sport PT with extensive experience treating upper extremity pathologies amongst Olympic and Paralympic athletes.
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Taking part in sports or physical activity at any level has many health benefits, but there is also the risk of injury. It is essential for physiotherapists involved in sports or working with athletes to understand the types of injuries that occur in their specific sport or athlete population and to be able to classify the type of injury. This will enable the physiotherapist to treat and rehabilitate the injury to achieve the best possible outcome for the athlete. It will also provide insight into the necessary injury prevention strategies.
This course aims to provide information on the latest definitions of injury and to provide a detailed classification of sports injuries.
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.