Sports Physiotherapy Level 1

Course: Sports Physiotherapy Level 1

This course is appropriate for AHPRA registered physiotherapists only* 

The new Level 1 Sports Course is the first step in the career pathway developed by Sports Physiotherapy Australia (SPA) National Committee is for individuals who aspire to become Sports Physiotherapists or obtain introductory learning to Sports Physiotherapy. 

The course teaches newly graduated physiotherapists skills in the assessment and diagnosis of sports injuries.

This course is aligned with the International Federation of Sports Physical Therapy (IFSPT) competency standards, so by completing this course, you can work towards being awarded the APA Sports Physiotherapist Title and subsequently the title of Registered International Sports Physical Therapist.

Course Aims: 

To teach newly graduated physiotherapists or those entering sports environment for the first time, skills in basic assessment of sporting injuries to
the knee, ankle, foot, hip and groin, spine, shoulder and thigh. 
Participants will also demonstrate competence (via recommended learning reinforced throughout the level 1 course) in emergency management of
the injured athlete.  
To ensure that all participants can confidently diagnose and formulate a treatment plan for standard sports injuries. The course will also prepare
participants for work within a sporting team and knowledge on travelling with a team, load monitoring, concussion assessment and management
and introductory taping skills. 

Please note there will be a short assessment at the end of the course that participants will need to complete before they are eligible to finish. 

Target Audience 

Combination of graduate physiotherapists – approximately up to 2 years after graduating, and any physiotherapist wishing to refine their sports physiotherapy assessment and management skills and techniques.

It is recommended (but not compulsory) before you attend this course you complete:

SMA Sports Trainer minimum level 1 Course  -
First Aid, CPR Current certificate 
ASADA Medical Support Personnel Anti-Doping Course  -

 *If unsure of your suitability, please email

Dates 16th, 17th, 18th March 2018  ~ Please note that this is a new format from what has been done in the past ~

Times (approx)
Friday 16th:  8.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday 17th:  8.00am - 5.30pm
Sunday 18th:  8.00am - 5.30pm

Presenters Various

Registrations close Thursday 1st March 2018

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16/03/2018 - 18/03/2018
APA Qld Branch Office
Freeway Office Park
6C/2728 Logan Road
Eight Mile Plains, QLD


Friday, 16 March 2018

SPA/Rural $1050.00, APA $1105.00, Non-member $1658.00
16/03/2018 8:00 AM - 18/03/2018 5:30 PM
16/03/2018 8:00 AM

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