Managing the [Un]Injured Soccer Player
Day 1: For healthcare professionals and students
On Day 1, you will learn about the assessment and rehabilitation of soccer injuries, covering the most relevant research and its applicability to the clinic.
Day 2: For healthcare professionals, students, and soccer coaches/trainers or players
Day 2 will cover healthy return to sport, on field rehab, monitoring training load, implementation of injury risk reduction programs, and utilizing the biopsychosocial model with soccer players.
Course Locations and Dates
May 18-19, 2019
June 1-2, 2019
July 13-14, 2019
August 17-18, 2019
August 24-25, 2019
November 2-3, 2019
By the end of the 2-day course, participants will be able to:
- Identify common soccer injuries based on mechanism of injury and clinical presentation.
- Design an individualized treatment plan based on the patient’s sport- and position-specific demands.
- Teach the patient, as well as teams and coaches in their communities, how to implement an injury risk reduction program such as the FIFA 11+.
- Design a program with the nuances and specific demands of soccer in mind.
- Demonstrate the ability to perform evidence based tests and measures for assessment of soccer injuries.
- Assess the role of psychological factors associated with return to sport.
- Design a rehabilitation program that follows the acute to chronic workload ratio.
- Teach the patient how to monitor their training load during return to sport.