The aim of Athletic Rehabilitation Therapy is to promote and maintain the health and physical wellbeing of individuals in all sporting, physical and occupational activity.
ARTC’s can work in a variety of settings, most typically in sports injury clinics, in the general work place, with professional and recreational sports teams/athletes or with national governing bodies (NGB’s) of various sports.
Athletic Rehabilitation Therapy can be divided into four general areas::
- Injury Prevention and Pre-Participation Screening
- On-Field Emergency Care
- Injury Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment
- Rehabilitation and Reconditioning
All Sports therapists, GRS, physiotherapists and other sporting professionals have the opportunity to avail of up to date, functional assessment of biomechanical rehabilitation techniques at a course to be held at the beginning of 2015. The ‘Movement based assessment & … Continue reading
The Journal of Athletic Training has published a sample number of abstracts from the WFATT congress and FSEM 11th annual scientific congress. The link to the abstracts is as follows: http://www.natajournals.org/doi/pdf/10.4085/1062-6050-49.5.01
Irish athletic and rehabilitation therapists work with world-class athletes in their daily practice. Now they will have an easier time practicing their craft on the international stage. The national certification bodies for athletic therapy (AT) in the Canada, Ireland, and … Continue reading