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Dancing Athlete - Online

$200.00 inc. GST

This online clinical workshop introduces concepts relating to the treatment of the dancing athlete, focusing on the hips, feet and ankles. The physical demands of professional dancing requires specialised physiotherapy which takes into account injury prevention and management strategies applied to other professional sports. This course addresses issues such as the athlete triad, the athlete lifespan and common dance injuries, as well as covering practical assessment and rehabilitation techniques.

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This online clinical workshop introduces concepts relating to the treatment of the dancing athlete, focusing on the hips, feet and ankles. The physical demands of professional dancing requires specialised physiotherapy which takes into account injury prevention and management strategies applied to other professional sports. This course addresses issues such as the athlete triad, the athlete lifespan and common dance injuries, as well as covering practical assessment and rehabilitation techniques.

 

MODULES:

Module 1 - Introduction with glossary and requirements of dance

Module 2 - Injury epidemiology

Module 3 - The hip

Module 4 - The foot and ankle

Module 5 - Spine and jumping

Rachele Quested is a Doctor in Brisbane, Queensland, having previously become an APA Sports Titled Physiotherapist and a Pilates teacher.  She has taught on the Sports Physiotherapy program at UQ and presented at many Sports and Orthopaedic Conferences.

 

Rachele has worked extensively with athletes from a wide variety of sports during her career, which has included 5 years at the Royal Ballet Upper School in Covent Garden, work with the Queensland Ballet, touring with England Netball, Swimming and Triathlon as well as working in Premiership Rugby. Her interests have been screening and injury prevention as well as rehabilitation.

 

Rachele has written articles and courses for PhysioFirst in the UK, a variety of Journals and presented widely at conferences on topics such as Athlete Screening, Hip and Foot conditions and the Dancing Athlete.

This course is designed for: Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists, Osteopaths, Sports Therapists, Chiropractors, Rehabilitation Therapists, Doctors, Myotherapists, Massage Therapists, Pilates instructors, Fitness Professionals, Movement Proessionals and Physiotherapy students.

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