High Performance Rehabilitation – A focus on Soft tissue Injuries

Location: Melbourne
Date: 10th-11th February 2018
Venue: Essendon Football Club High Performance Center- 275 Melrose Drive Melbourne Airport Vic 3045
Full event (2 days):
$649- Day 2 Sold out (please email [email protected] to place your name on the cancellation list)
Day 1 only: $390
Early Bird rate NOW EXTENDED until Feb 1st- Limited places remain for Day 1

This course is designed for Physiotherapists, Strength & Conditioning Coaches, Rehabilitation Professionals and Performance Coaches who work with injured athletes.

The course will take participants on a journey of current best practice in designing, implementing and coaching rehabilitation plans. The course will have a direct focus on soft tissue injury (hamstring & calf) rehabilitation however all learning’s are directly transferable for all forms of injuries and rehabilitation.

Day 1: Symposium/ conference event

Day 2: Workshops

8.10 Arrive Day 1- Conference
8.20 Welcome
8.30 Andrew Wallis Central tendon hamstring injuries & rehabilitation
9.30 T. Entwisle Imaging- Soft tissue Injuries
10.30 Morning Tea
10.45 Justin Crow High Performance Expectations in Rehabilitation
The application of running mechanics to reconditioning
11.30 Dave Opar Hamstring Injuries & Prevention
12.30 Jack Hickey Hamstring Strain Rehabilitation
1.15 Lunch
1.45 Discussion
2.00 Dr Brian Devitt Surgery for hamstring strains- When, why and how.  Rehabilitation expectations post surgery
3.00 Brady Green Calf Strain Injuries & Rehabilitation
4.00 Afternoon Tea
4.15 Jarrod Wade Rehabilitation for Match demands and Performance
5.00 Q&A, close
Sundowners/ Networking
9.15 Arrive Day 2
9.30 Workshop 1- Hamstring Rehabilitation
1 Physiotherapy- Early loading & monitoring
2 Hamstring monitoring & mid stage strength rehabilitation
3 Late stage Rehabilitation & return to play markers
10.30 Discussion
10.45 Morning Tea
11.00 Workshop 2 – Calf Strain Rehabilitation
1 Strength development for calf strain injuries
2 Functional Strength & force development
3 Reactive strength and stretch shorten cycle for calf strain injuries
12.00 Discussion
12.15 Lunch
1.00 Workshop 3- Field based progressions
1 Horizontal & vertical force development progressions
2 Field based agility progressions
3 Movement based reconditioning for rehabilitation
2.15 Discussion
2.30 Afternoon Tea
2.45 Tute 1- Putting it all together
a Integration and performance programs
b Planning workloads, speeds & conditioning sessions
3.45 Discussion
4.00 Q&A and Close

Learning Outcomes

  • How to train running mechanics to drive performance in rehabilitation
  • Plan rehabilitation periodized for athletic robustness & performance
  • How to apply load management principles through out rehabilitation
  • Plan field based rehabilitation sessions to more closely represent match or sport demands
  • Apply current best evidence & clinical expertise to your hamstring & calf rehabilitation programs
  • Improve decision making around when to introduce speeds, high intensity training & return to sport
  • How imaging influences decision making for soft tissue injuries
  • Improved hamstring prevention & robustness program
  • Improved knowledge of surgery indications for high grade hamstring injuries
  • How best monitoring loads & your athlete response to loads

Have those questions answered you always ask yourself

  1. When to progress my athletes to speeds?
  2. What are the most effective exercise progressions?
  3. When do we start running?
  4. How does imaging inform my decision making process?
  5. And many more


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Terms & Conditions

  • The Sports Map Network reserves the right to cancel a course with sufficient notice. 
In the case a course is cancelled you will be refunded only the registration cost in full. 
This does not include online processing fees.
  • If you cancel your place on the course, a refund of the course fee (minus $150 Administration fee) will be made if written confirmation is received four weeks prior to the course date. No refund provided with in 1 week of course date
  • Presenters are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of a change of presenter, this does not qualify for a refund or a refundable cancellation.
  • Prices include GST and catering