Become an On-field Expert

Many aspiring physiotherapists get into the industry to work in a sport environment with athletes.  It takes training to apply the skills learned in PT school to the challenging and dynamic setting of on-field sport coverage.  

Our Mission

Provide rehabilitation professionals the tools that they need to provide safe, evidence-based on-field coverage.


SKILLS TAUGHT

  • Learn how to provide on-field coverage for sporting events (subject to league prerequisites i.e. First Responder)
  • Practice on-field orthopaedic testing
  • Learn basic tape protocols for upper and lower extremity (athletic, power)
  • Learn to create and apply an EAP (Emergency Action Plan)
  • Acute concussion management protocols
  • Learn when to treat and when to refer/transport
  • Connect with local sports teams and communities
  • Return to play planning
    • Evidence-based treatment plans
    • RTP outcome measures
    • Sport Specific Protocols