ADVANCED SPORTS PHYSIOTHERAPY

PTY5ASP

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will complete the Australian Physiotherapy Association Level 3 Sports Physiotherapy course. This 50-hour course incorporates theoretical and practical elements of diagnosis and management of sport injuries. The Department of Physiotherapy has no involvement in selection of applicants into the APA course and it is the student's responsibility to ensure they meet the eligibility criteria, and to apply and be accepted into the course.

SchoolSchool of Allied Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHenry Wajswelner

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must pass (PTY5SEE & PTY5ACS & PTY5PDS) or (PTY5LSE and PTY5PSM and PTY5PDS) and must be enrolled in one of the following courses: HMSPH - Master of Sports Physiotherapy or HZSPMP - Master of Sports Physiotherapy/Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy or HZSPMY - Master of Sports Physiotherapy/Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Must pass HCSP - Graduate Certificate in Sports Physiotherapy with a minimum B grade course WAM.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsA list of readings is provided by the convenors of the APA Level 3 Sports Course.PrescribedAPAAPA.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Students will know about the latest advances in sports physiotherapy , the causes and prevention of sports injuries at the elite level.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials and practical sessions with APA Specialist Sports Physiotherapists, Sports Medicine Physicians, Sports Scientists and Elite Sports Coaches.

02. Students will be able to demonstrate advanced handling skills in assessing and treating injured athletes.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials and practical sessions with APA Specialist Sports Physiotherapists, Sports Medicine Physicians and Soft Tissue Therapists.

03. Students will be able to devise a comprehensive management plan for return to competition for an injured elite athlete.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials and practical sessions with APA Specialist Sports Physiotherapists and Sports Medicine Physicians and Elite Sports and Strength and Conditioning Coaches.

04. Students will be able to demonstrate clinical expertise and continued professional commitment to the development of sports physiotherapy practice.

Activities:
1. Lectures, tutorials and practical sessions with APA Specialist, Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists. 2. Class presentations of case scenarios 3. Online clinical reasoning resources and links to readings

05. Students will be able to demonstrate the use of reliable and valid outcome measures to evaluate the effectiveness of sports physiotherapy.

Activities:
1. Lectures, tutorials and practical sessions with APA Specialist, Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists. 2. Class presentations of case scenarios 3. Online clinical reasoning resources and links to readings

06. Students will be able to demonstrate a critical understanding of biomedical, behavioural and clinical sciences in the specialty of sports physiotherapy.

Activities:
1. Lectures, tutorials and practical sessions with APA Specialist, Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapists. 2. Class presentations of case scenarios 3. Online clinical reasoning resources and links to readings

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHenry Wajswelner

Class requirements

Block Mode
One 50.0 hours block mode other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"50 hours of face to face learning activities as part of the Australian Physiotherapy Association Level 3 Sports Physiotherapy course. Online learning resources and optional discussion forums."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 3-hour written APA examAssessed externally by the APA. Hurdle requirement: a certificate of satisfactory completion is required to achieve a pass in this subject.100 01, 02, 03, 04, 05