Credit points: 10

Subject outline

In this subject students will complete the Australian Physiotherapy Level 3 Sports Physiotherapy course. This 50 hour course incorporates theoretical and practical elements of diagnosis and management of sport injuries. It is the applicant's responsibility to gain a place on the APA course, which has minimum sports physiotherapy criteria. The School of Physiotherapy has no involvement in selection of applicants into the APA course and it is the student's responsibility to successfully apply and be accepted on the Level 3 APA Sports Physiotherapy course.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points10

Subject Co-ordinatorHenry Wajswelner

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PTY5LSE and PTY5PDS and PTY5PSM


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsClinical sports medicine,RecommendedBrukner, P. & Khan, K.,2ND ED, MCGRAW-HILL, SYDNEY, (2001)
ReadingsEvidence based sports Medicine,RecommendedMacAuley, D. & Best, T. (eds),BMJ BOOKS, LONDON 2002
ReadingsThe Sensitive Nervous SystemRecommendedButler, D.SNOIGROUP PUBLICATIONS, UNLEY SA (2000).

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, All Year, Distance Education


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHenry Wajswelner

Class requirements

Professional Development Programs
One 14.0 days professional development programs other recurrence and delivered via distance education.
"50 hours of lectures and practical demonstrations as designated by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA)."


Assessment elementComments%
3 hour written examination100