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SEPNZ Sports Certificate courses

Upcoming Courses

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SEPNZ Level 1 – Sideline Management  March 28th & 29th

A course for physiotherapists who work with individual athletes, or on the sideline at sports games or events who want to up skill in the areas of pre-game preparation, first aid, acute injury assessment and management, indications for radiology referral and post-event recovery  strategies.

Register here: https://pnz.org.nz/Event?Action=View&Event_id=2874

SEPNZ Level 2 – The Sporting Lower Limb October TBC

This course will provide you with advanced skills in the assessment and rehabilitation of sporting injuries involving the lower limb. It covers pathomechanics, diagnostic imaging, initial management, rehabilitation progressions and key considerations for return to training and sport. Topics covered will include posterior thigh pain and hamstring rehabilitation; the sporting knee, advanced rehabilitation after knee surgery; achilles tendinopathy and calf strains; common sporting injuries of the ankle and foot and management of the difficult ankle.

SEPNZ Level 2 – Injury Prevention and Performance Enhancement   Nov 21-22 TBC

This course will provide you with the key skills used in the enhancement of sporting performance and prevention of injury. It covers the analysis of physical, biomechanical and technical needs of sport, identifying key factors affecting performance and injury prevention. You will learn how to assess athletes and implement an individualised programme designed to optimise movement efficiency, performance and minimise injury risk. You will learn how to develop a sport–‐specific screening assessment, how to monitor injury rates and target injury prevention strategies within different sporting contexts.

Promotion and Prescription of Physical Activity and Exercise 22nd & 23rd August

This course is suitable for Physiotherapists wanting to improve their knowledge and skills in assessment and prescription of physical activity and exercise to use with patients on a daily basis. It provides important background information for those considering university postgraduate study. A course covering the promotion and assessment of physical activity levels, exercise testing and ways to effectively prescribe physical activity and exercise for individuals ranging from inactive to those involved in competitive sports.

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