An exciting new initiative for our Sports Trainers giving you access to a series of low cost educational opportunities. The Sports Trainer Education Series will focus on game day assessment and management of injuries. These sessions designed to be hands on, practical sessions going through game day assessment techniques for lower limb injuries (session 1) and upper limb (session 2); working on tests such as like R.O.M, Pain and Skills Tests.
Experienced physiotherapists who have a wealth of experience working with Sporting teams will take you through these sessions demonstrating a range of techniques useful for game day assessments that can be replicated by a Sports Trainer.
This 3- hour practical workshop follows on from any taping experience that Sports Trainers may have gained through the Basic Taping Course, or as a practicing Level 1 Sports Trainer. The course is run over three hours and is designed to be as practical as possible. It gives participants the opportunity to learn from Physiotherapists and experienced Sports Trainers, using hands on practice participants will learn advanced taping techniques regularly seen in sport.
Taping techniques demonstrated include but are not limited to: Plantar fasciitis, Achilles, Tendon, Knee, Elbow, Shoulder and Wrist Taping. For Accredited Level 1 Sports Trainers the Advanced Taping is a module of the Level 2 Sports Trainers course, and can therefore be used as RPL towards a Level 2 Accreditation
It is a prerequisite that participants complete a Basic Taping Course or equivalent ie. Level 1 ST course prior to completing the Advanced Taping Workshop.
The Spinal Management Workshop is a 3 hour session aimed at working sports trainers and others involved in the care of athletes. This workshop is presented by a current SAAS Intensive Care Paramedic and covers the following topics:
The signs and symptoms of a casualty with suspected spinal injuries
Learn how to move a casualty with suspected spinal injuries
The principles of immobilisation for spinal injuries
The application of cervical collars and use of spinal boards
The management of head and spinal injuries
The precautions necessary for the transportation of casualties with suspected spinal injuries.
This workshop is also a compulsory module of the Level 2 Sports Trainers course. Upon completion of this module participants will gain credit towards their Level 2 Sports Trainers Accreditation.
SASMA runs an introductory Sports Massage course for Sports Trainers and those who work with sporting teams and athletes. During this 3 hour workshop a qualified Massage Therapist will assist participants to learn practical, effective and easy to apply sports massage techniques and key stretches for optimum recovery.
The workshop is aimed at club trainers and team support staff who have a direct hands-on role with the players.
Participants will receive a certificate of attendance but it is not a Sports Massage qualification.
Management of concussion has changed over the years and is being discussed at the highest levels of sport as to what is the correct management. This workshop presented by a Sports Doctor, will cover the following topics:
How to recognise signs and symptoms including delayed concussion
What is the correct management of those who are concussed
What the role of non- medical personnel of the management of concussion
This is a great opportunity to ask a Sports Doctor any tricky questions that you might have regarding concussion.