How is injury rehabilitation managed

7 02, 2017

Do Ice Baths Work?

By |2017-02-07T05:30:36+10:00February 7th, 2017|Articles, Factors Affecting Performance, How can nutrition and recovery strategies affect performance?, How is injury rehabilitation managed, HSC PDHPE|Comments Off on Do Ice Baths Work?

This article: Do ice baths work? is written in response to the recent article published in the Telegraph in the UK. This article's title: "Ice baths, treatment of choice for Andy Murray and Mo Farah, do not help post-exercise recovery - new research" seems to claim more than the author of the research and the [...]

12 10, 2016

Key word examine

By |2016-10-12T20:12:33+10:00October 12th, 2016|Articles, How do athletes train for improved performance?, How does the acquisition of skill affect performance?, how does training affect performance?, How is injury rehabilitation managed, HSC PDHPE, Key word|Comments Off on Key word examine

The BOSTES key word examine is used a number of times in HSC PDHPE. The BOSTES glossary of key words define examine as: enquire into. This is a rather short definition, requiring the person to simply investigate or find/provide information on the topic. Google, however, provides a more thorough definition of the term: inspect (someone or [...]

15 06, 2016

Rehabilitation procedures for a sprained ankle

By |2017-11-09T05:50:39+10:00June 15th, 2016|Articles, example, How is injury rehabilitation managed, HSC PDHPE, Sports Medicine|Comments Off on Rehabilitation procedures for a sprained ankle

The rehabilitation procedures for a sprained ankle include immediate treatment, stretching to increase ROM, conditioning, total body fitness, training, and the use of heat and cold. A sprained ankle can come in any of the three classifications for a sprain (levels 1,2 and 3).Immediate treatment of a sprained ankleThe immediate treatment for a sprained ankle [...]

1 11, 2015

Sandor Earl – Ethical considerations example

By |2015-11-02T12:45:48+10:00November 1st, 2015|Articles, How is injury rehabilitation managed, HSC PDHPE, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

Sandor Earl is a great example to use in examining the ethical considerations for return to play and the pressures on athletes to return quickly. In 2013 Sandor Earl was charged with the use of an illegal substance and trafficking that substance. Sandor Earl speaks out in his interview on the Footy Show giving us [...]

24 10, 2015

Gymnastics for HSC PDHPE

By |2015-11-02T12:35:54+10:00October 24th, 2015|Articles, Factors Affecting Performance, How can psychology affect performance?, how does training affect performance?, How is injury rehabilitation managed, HSC PDHPE, Improving Performance, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

Gymnastics is a great sport to be used as an example in HSC PDHPE. Gymnastics requires excellent psychological strategies, superior muscular strength, flexibility and balance along with excellent planning and focused training. Gymnastics is also full of injuries and rehabilitation. Training Gymnastics requires long term focused periodisation training that is sectioned into its various phases [...]

29 09, 2015

Use of Painkillers – Hodges Semi-final

By |2015-12-04T12:31:30+10:00September 29th, 2015|Articles, How is injury rehabilitation managed, HSC PDHPE, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

The use of painkillers in sport is very common, but a highly debated ethical issue. Last Friday night I watched as Justin Hodges fell awkwardly in a tackle. Hodges then struggled to continue playing as he has injured his lower back. He then went off the field to the dressing room where he was given a [...]