WHAT SPECIALIZED SKILLS DO PHYSIOTHERAPISTS HAVE WHO WORK IN SPORT PHYSIOTHERAPY?

 

‘On-­‐field’ emergency care and sideline injury management

Organization of medical and paramedical event coverage

Athletic taping

Sports massage

Functional testing for return to sport decision making

Protective equipment analysis, fit and maintenance

Protective bracing selection

Knowledge of exercise physiology and strength and conditioning for exercise program development and modification

Clinical management of acute and chronic sport injuries

Pre-­‐season screening for detecting medical and injury risk and establishing baselines

Development of programs for injury prevention

Concussion detection and management