EHR315 Injury Prevention & Rehabilitation (8)
This subject deals with prevention, care and rehabilitation of injuries that result from physical activity. Topics covered include the various factors associated with injury, strategies to prevent injury, and the role of exercise in the rehabilitative process.
No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2019.
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
HD/FL
Duration
One session
School
School of Exercise Science, Sport and Health
Assumed Knowledge
N/A
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to:
  • recognise the physical and psychological considerations involved in injury prevention and the role of protective athletic devices;
  • provide acute care for an injured conscious and unconscious athletic participant;
  • understand the mechanisms underlying the healing response and the pathophysiology of musculoskeletal injury;
  • determine strategies to prevent injury as well as rehabilitative goals for the injured participant;
  • utilise exercise as well as various therapeutic modalities in the rehabilitative process.
Syllabus
The subject will cover the following topics:
- Physical and psychological factors for injury prevention. - Role of sports conditioning and nutrition. - Recreational and competition protective devices. - Emergency procedures and evaluation of athletic injuries. - Wound dressing and taping. - Physiology of the injury response. - Healing of skeletal and soft tissues. - Therapeutic modalities in the rehabilitation program. - Psychological considerations for rehabilitation. - The role of exercise in the rehabilitative process. - Rehabilitation programs for common athletic injuries.
Contact
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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