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Course review: Professionalism and Qualities Describe a few knowledge base requirements needed by sports therapists Define some personal qualitiesa sports therapist should have The Client Market and Benefits to the Client Discuss where you are most likely to find potential clients Analyse a few different ways in which you can benefit the client Terms and References Explain the fundamental movements Explain and give details of the SMARTER principle Identify the following instructions to be followed by the client before testing clothing, drinks, snacks and the venue Appraisal, Screening, Testing and Evaluation Describe the following: Appraisal, Screening, Testing and Evaluation Explain the composition of lipoproteins and their ability to remove harmful cholesterol from the body Discuss the factors that govern the amounts of alcohol an individual can consume Motor and Physical Fitness Analyse the benefits of exercise and summarise psychological advantages Fitness Instructions Identify reasons for conducting an induction and show how an induction is carried out Summarise the induction procedure for bar-bell exercises and give the four essential knowledge components Judge why it is necessary for participants to perform mobility exercises Rehabilitation Programmes Discuss factors that influence rehabilitation programmes Analyse the effects and benefits of cryotherapy The Physiology of Healing Describe the changes that occur in early stages of acute inflammation and give the step by step respones Explain the chemical mediators involved in acute inflamation Analyse how the effects of acute inflammation can be beneficial to an injury Principles of Training Explain the warming up session before a lesson showing why its important Summarise the following modes of exercise: Swimming, Aerobic Dancing, Skipping and Treadmills Identify the recommended clothing for weight training Introduce the guidelines a therapist should follow for wieght training Physiology of stretching Discuss how often exercise should be performed and give three main benefits which attribute to regular stetching Describe how the following types of stretching excersises are carried out: Hip Flexor Stretch, Groin Stretch, Quadriceps Stretch, Abdomen and Chest stretch The Nutrient Groups Describe six nutrient groups and five food groups and give the common dietary terms used Identify how BMR can be influenced by exercise and by levels of fitness Planning the Diet Define the major mineral elements and trace elements and list the factors that influence intake Summarise vitamins, the role they play, their classification and the two solubles into which they are divided Introduce clinical signs of deficiences of vitamins Sports Psychology Explain the three components of potential Describe the basic formula for building a success consciousness Sports Psychology Cont'd Explain the medical conditions for which steroids are prescribed and give the different forms steroids come in Indentify the three elements Pattersons success strategy Basic Massage Technques Examin the four basic movements in massage therapy and give six examples of how effleurage may be practised Describe friction showing what it is used for and its benefits in fibrositis Summarise vibration massage and give different methods of applying it Sports Massage Specific Movements Introduce cross fibre massage and indentify ways in which it may be beneficial Disucss the importance of lymphatic drainage and summarise how the procedure is carried out Investigate mechanical massage giving advantages and disadvantages Pre and Post Massage Explain when sports massage should be carried out and why Summarise Hallux Valgus giving symptoms and treatment Introduce massage treatments you would use in the following complaints: Flat foot and Plantar Fascilitis List the steps for for general massage routine Guidelines and Precautions Analyse how you would use a non luminous generator and detail any contra indications to treatment D

Course review: Professionalism and Qualities Describe a few knowledge base requirements needed by sports therapists Define some personal qualitiesa sports therapist should have The Client Market and Benefits to the Client Discuss where you are most likely to find potential clients Analyse a few different ways in which you can benefit the client Terms and References Explain the fundamental...

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