Jill Cook - Achilles Tendinopathy
Professor, Sports Physiotherapist, Expert Tendon Researcher & Clinician.
Jill Cook is a professor in musculoskeletal health in the La Trobe Sport and Exercise Medicine Research Centre at La Trobe University in Melbourne Australia. Jill's research areas include sports medicine and tendon injury. After completing her PhD in 2000, she has investigated tendon pathology, treatment options and risk factors for tendon injury. Jill currently supplements her research by conducting a specialist tendon practice and by lecturing and presenting workshops both in Australia and overseas.
In this Sports MAP Masterclass Jill shares her invaluable knowledge and experience on Achilles tendinopathy, covering a range of areas including:
- Assessing Achilles Tendinopathy
- Differential diagnosis
- Understanding tendon load
- The plantaris
- FHL assessment
- Rehabilitation phases
- clinical advice