This module will provide students with an understanding of
the risk factors of injuries, and the principles of preventing
and managing common injuries within the framework
of a multidisciplinary team approach. Students will
understand the types and causes of ligament, tendon,
muscle, cartilage and skeletal injuries, and how acute
as well as overused injuries are managed. Students will
be introduced to the use of common treatment physical
modalities such as cold, heat, ultrasound, and TENS,
as well as the principles for rehabilitating injuries using
techniques such as taping, massage and exercise therapy.
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