WEBINARS IN SPORTS PHYSIOTHERAPY

PTY5WSP

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Webinars in Sports Physiotherapy: This subject takes students through an in-depth analysis of contemporary and controversial topics in Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy. Final Year Master of Sports Physiotherapy Students will form teams to deliver a Webinar to their fellow students on these selected topics in Sports Physiotherapy including the latest research evidence and translation of research to clinical sports physiotherapy practice. Each student in the group will be given a specific aspect of the topic to research and deliver to their peers. Each topic will be studied in terms of epidemiology of the problem, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment  techniques and planning of return to sports management and prevention. 


SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

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) and must be admitted in one of the following courses: HMSPH - Master of Sports Physiotherapy or HZSPMY - Master of Sports Physiotherapy/Master of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.

Co-requisites PTY5CRP

Incompatible subjects PTY5ASP

Equivalent subjects PTY5ASP

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Investigate and apply current evidence and research-based approaches used in sports physiotherapy, particularly those related to the causes and prevention of sports injuries at the elite level.

Activities:
Online tutorial-based meetings with mentor to delegate the responsibilities for execution of the webinar. Delivery of the information in a webinar to disseminate the information gathered.

02. Synthesise advanced knowledge of the epidemiology, incidence and prevalence of different sports injuries.

Activities:
Online team tutorials, collaborative research into the selected topics, assimilation of the relevant evidence-based information and delivery of the webinar.

03. Plan comprehensive management plans for the return to competition of injured elite athletes.

Activities:
Online team tutorials, collaborative research into the selected topics, assimilation of the relevant evidence-based information and delivery of the webinar.

04. Apply advanced critical understanding of biomedical, behavioural and clinical sciences relevant to sports physiotherapy.

Activities:
Online team tutorials, collaborative research into the selected topics, assimilation of the relevant evidence-based information and delivery of the webinar.

05. Evaluate the effectiveness of sports physiotherapy approaches

Activities:
Online team tutorials, collaborative research into the selected topics, assimilation of the relevant evidence-based information and delivery of the webinar.

06. Critically reflect on knowledge and clinical expertise to develop practice in sports physiotherapy

Activities:
Online team tutorials, collaborative research into the selected topics, assimilation of the relevant evidence-based information and delivery of the webinar.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2019, All Year, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHenry Wajswelner

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 43
Eight 3.0 hours seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Online conference/ Webinar 8 x 3 hour seminars to be held monthly"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
3000 word critical evaluation assignment on one aspect of a webinar topic50 02, 05, 06
30 minute in depth presentation on one aspect of a webinar topic (1500 word count equivalent)30 02, 05, 06
1 hour online examination (1000 word count equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06