Sports Physiotherapy Level 1

Sports Physiotherapy Level 1


This course is appropriate for qualified physiotherapists only*


Please note of new format and fee


This two day practical course teaches newly graduated physiotherapists skills in the assessment and diagnosis of sports injuries. Course participants are required to complete 8 hours of online pre-course work before attending the course.


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.

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.


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It is recommended before you attend this course you complete:



*If unsure of your suitability, please email


Dates  13 – 14 October 2018 



Online: 8 hours prior to course attendance
Day 1: 8.00am to 5.00pm
Day 2: 8.00am to 5.00pm

Registrations close 30 September 2018


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13/10/2018 - 14/10/2018
APA SA Branch
8/15 Fullarton Road
Kent Town, SA 5067


Saturday, 13 October 2018

APA $835.00, SPA/Rural $780.00, Non-member $1,253.00
13/10/2018 8:00 AM - 14/10/2018 5:00 PM
13/10/2018 8:00 AM

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