Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module explores the Lower quadrant and the different injuries that could affect this area, Students are taught to think critically about the assessment techniques and will develop and enhance their own clinical reasoning. Case studies will be used to further knowledge and to help students to develop clear return to play (RTP) strategies. Students will also develop their skills in the coaching of exercises in order to enhance their delivery of sports specific rehabilitation.
This module will include a) Assessment techniques for the lower quadrant b) RTP tests for injuries of the lower quadrant c) Coaching skills for rehabilitation d) Taping and strapping e) Advanced rehabilitation for the Lower quadrant
A student passing this module should be able to:.. 1. Select and implement an examination and assessment for an injury to the lower quadrant using enhanced clinical reasoning skills 2. Critically appraise the evidence base for the application of appropriate treatment modalities for injuries of the lower quadrant 3. Critically discuss research for the efficacy of rehabilitation techniques of the lower quadrant 4. Demonstrate knowledge and competence in the application of advanced treatment and rehabilitation techniques of the lower quadrant 5. Select, justify and apply appropriate RTP protocols and tests to return athletes to sports from an injury of the lower quadrant 6. Critically discuss contemporary research for RTP testing for injuries of the lower quadrant
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