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PHTY542 Sports Physiotherapy

Advanced study of clinical theory and practice in sports physiotherapy. This includes elements of injury mechanisms, principles of injury prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation principles integrated with the clinical reasoning process.

Paper title Sports Physiotherapy
Paper code PHTY542
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,464.50
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $8,450.00

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Restriction
PHTX 542
Limited to
MPhty, PGCertPhty, PGDipPhty

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

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Advanced study of clinical theory and practice in sports physiotherapy. This includes elements of injury mechanisms, principles of injury prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation principles integrated with the clinical reasoning process.

Marketing Description: Working in a multi-disciplinary team, minimising risk and managing injury, and exercise prescription are important roles for sports physiotherapists working with athletes from community to elite levels and for promoting physical activity. Sports Physiotherapy graduates are in high demand when selecting professionals for sports teams and for clinical practice where they can apply their advanced knowledge and skills.

Paper title Sports Physiotherapy
Paper code PHTY542
Subject Physiotherapy
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period(s) Second Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2015 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Restriction
PHTX 542
Limited to
MPhty, PGCertPhty, PGDipPhty
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Gisela Sole
More information link
View further information about the School of Physiotherapy
Teaching Arrangements
Distance version includes 3 x 3-day residential blocks held in Dunedin and audioconferences held via Otago Connect.On-campus version taught in labs with audioconferences that students can either attend in person or via Otago Connect.
Textbooks
Recommended text: Brukner, P. (2012) Brukner & Khan's Clinical Sports Medicine. 4th Edition. McGraw-Hill.ISBN 9780070998131
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, lifelong learning, scholarship, communication, critical thinking, cultural understanding, ethics, information literacy, research, self-motivation. View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this paper students should be highly competent in:
  • Relating known patho-anatomical, neurophysiological and biomechanical bases to the assessment and management of patients with sports neuromusculoskeletal problems
  • Articulating and rationalising a skilled, appropriate and effective assessment of a patient with a sports neuromusculoskeletal disorder
  • Using advanced knowledge and effective clinical analysis in selecting treatment and options and making clinical decisions regarding sports-specific patient management
  • Develop an advanced level of knowledge and practical skills of current injury prevention strategies for specific sports codes
  • Discussing the role of the sports physiotherapist in the context of a multi-disciplinary team
Contact
Nicola Clarke Academic Administrator
Eligibility
Paper and qualifications restricted to Physiotherapists.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Learning management system
Blackboard

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard