Sports Injuries in Teens

COURSE OVERVIEW

teen sports

COST: £160 

DURATION:  1 day/ 8.5 hours

PREREQUISITES: Body Massage Diploma, Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology, or anyone working with teenagers in a sports environment

This course is intended for anyone who has already undertaken basic body massage/sports massage  training and wishes to work with teenagers, or anyone working with  teens in a sports environment:-

  • to further their knowledge of common sports injuries that affect teens which may lead them to book a treatment, with suggestions of self help measures
  • to introduce them to teen sports injuries prior to undertaking a sports massage course or working with teens in a sports environment
  • to gain further insight into teen sports injuries from a more medical viewpoint after undertaking massage training

CPD POINTS: 10

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • the benefits of teenagers playing sports
  • how puberty can influence sports injuries
  • how to reduce the risk of injuries in teens and deal with them when they happen
  • to extend your knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of teens
  • to develop your knowledge of the common sports injuries that teens may present with, to know the causes and risk factors and to recognise the symptoms
  • to identify preventive and rehabilitative self help measures that you can suggest to clients
  • to offer massage treatments with a more medical/sports focus

ASSESSMENT

Theory assessment only – The overall pass mark must exceed 70%.

QUALIFICATION: Sports Injuries in Teens approved by the IGCT will act as an addition to your CPD. Theory assessment with a pass score of 70%. If you don’t pass the first time you can retake the assessment at no extra charge.

 

COURSE CONTENT

Legislation /Professional Code of Conduct                                                                                    

Anatomy and Physiology                                        

Benefit of sport in Teens                                                                                       

Types of Training                                                                                                              

Prevention of sports Injuries                                                                                   

Common Sports Injuries in Teens                                                                              

Effect of Puberty on Sports Injuries                                                                       

When to See a Doctor                                                                                                  

Return to Play                                                                                                                

Causes of Knee Pain                                                                                                       

Patello femoral Syndrome                                                                                          

Osgood Schlatters Disease                                                                                                          

Sever’s Disease                                                                                                  

Compartments Syndrome                                                                                    

Shin Splints                                                                                                                        

Patella Femoral Syndrome                                                                                        

Little Leaguer’s Elbow                                                                                                   

 

 

 

 

 

 


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