96305 Injury Prevention and Management in High Performance Sport6cp; online: 3 hpw interactive and online activities independent study: 5 hpw block: 1 x 2 h workshop
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This subject examines the foundations of injury management and rehabilitation in high performance sport. Students develop skills in the planning and execution of evidence-based models of athlete assessment and injury rehabilitation. They learn to critically appraise methods of differential diagnosis, and engage in discussion of underlying anatomy and pathology which may impact exercise prescription during rehabilitation. This subject equips students with an understanding of physiological healing times and develops student’s ability to plan comprehensive stage-based rehabilitation programs for a variety of musculoskeletal injuries. The rehabilitation scenarios explored in this subject include operative and non-operative scenarios, with a focus on time sensitive cases in the high performance sport environment. Students are taught to synthesize objective, evidence-based assessments and apply this information in contemporary practice. Concepts of critical appraisal, implementing programs in a variety of practical environments, independent learning and communication science are taught throughout the subject.
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