In this subject, students will learn the fundamental principles and practical skills for the physiotherapy management of musculoskeletal conditions (including sports injuries). Students will learn to use a problem solving approach in the assessment and management of specific conditions that may affect the musculoskeletal system. Learning in this subject will focus initially on the lower limb and progress to the thoraco-lumbar spine. Students enrolling in this subject are expected to have a substantive level of background knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the musculoskeletal system, foundation levels of knowledge of physiotherapy practice, and a developing knowledge of biomechanics.
School of Community Health
This subject is restricted to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.