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Sporting Hand and Wrist – What to Consider When Measuring Range of Motion

Online Course: Sporting Hand and Wrist – What to Consider When Measuring Range of Motion

How to functionally measure wrist ROM in the rehabilitation of 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.

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Hand function and strength are essential elements in day to day life and participation in sports. Loss of grip strength after a hand or wrist injury will usually have an impact on sporting participation and performance. This is the last course in the Sporting Hand and Wrist series and in this course, Ian Gatt discusses wrist range of motion. He focuses on what is being measured, how to measure it and the reasoning behind why it is important to measure in the sporting hand and wrist.


In this course you will learn about the different joints in the wrist, how to measure them and why it is important to have an accurate ROM measurement in our sporting patients.


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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