Online Course
Sporting Hand and Wrist – Mobility, Strength and Endurance
Improve all round hand and wrist function your patients

1-1.5 hours

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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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Introduction

Hand function and strength are essential for participation in day to day life and sports. Loss of grip strength after a hand or wrist injury can impact sports performance. This course discusses the mobility, strength and endurance of the wrist joint, as well as the functional application of grip strength rehabilitation.

Aims

In this course, you will learn about wrist rehabilitation, including principles of exercise dosage and prescription.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, discussions and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

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.

Practicalities

Hours of Learning - No deadlines are applied to this course and it can be started and completed in your own time according to your personal schedule. We expect the required elements to take around 1-1.5 hours depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there are many optional resources provided and if you choose to review these the course could take longer to complete.
Types of Activities - Reading Physiopedia pages, journal articles, book chapters. Watching videos. Attempting quizzes. Participating in an international discussion forum.
Certificates - At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 1.2 Plus points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.

Requirements to complete this course

In order to complete this course and receive a course completion certificate plus CEUs/CCUs/CPD points you will need to:

  1. Respect the Plus Community Culture.
  2. Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
  3. Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
  4. Pass a final quiz with a score of 80% or more.
  5. Complete a course evaluation form.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • compare the two main types of grips and their uses in hand function
  • explain the four principles of dosage and exercise prescription for wrist rehabilitation
  • discuss the major factors influencing wrist stability
  • discuss seven examples of interventions used in the rehabilitation of the wrist
Featured reviews
This course had some really practical exercises and was very informative!
Bianca Haupt
Physiotherapist
South Africa
Provides a broad and practical overview of wrist mobility, strength and endurance
Kevin Murray
Physiotherapist
Cayman Islands

Online Course: Sporting Hand and Wrist – Mobility, Strength and Endurance

Improve all round hand and wrist function your patients

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Course instructor:

Ian Gatt

Ian is a PhD candidate and a sport PT with extensive experience treating upper extremity pathologies amongst Olympic and Paralympic athletes.

1-1.5 hours
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Summarising the latest research & evidence

Trusted by over - clinicians

Learn anytime, anywhere, on any device

Accredited certificate of completion

Introduction

Hand function and strength are essential for participation in day to day life and sports. Loss of grip strength after a hand or wrist injury can impact sports performance. This course discusses the mobility, strength and endurance of the wrist joint, as well as the functional application of grip strength rehabilitation.

Aims

In this course, you will learn about wrist rehabilitation, including principles of exercise dosage and prescription.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, discussions and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

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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