EVENTS

INTRODUCTION TO STRENGTH TRAINING FOR ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

 

DATE:                                TBC

LOCATION:                    Elite Sports Performance, Spotswood, Melbourne

COST:                                $350 (inc GST), $220 for Students

PD HOURS:                    7 hours

Registration Form: Strength Training For Health Professional Registration Form

 

ABOUT

This is a 1 day course designed specifically for the allied health professional (osteopath, physiotherapist,chiropractor, exercise physiologist, myotherapist and personal trainer).

This course has been designed to introduce you to resistance training and the common strength and conditioninglifts performed by athletes and everyday gym goers. The day will take a look at movement screening, gmovement preparation, the 3 big lifts (squat, deadlift and bench press) and common accessory lifts.

TOPICS COVERED

  • Provide understanding of basic strength and conditioning exercises.
  • Understand terminology commonly used in strength and conditioning.
  • Exercise Progressions & Regressions for the Squat, Deadlift and Upper Body.
  • Apply and understand how to implement basic strength and conditioning exercises into the rehabilitation setting.
  • Understand how strength and conditioning fits into rehabilitation to return to play pathway.

PRESENTERS

Martyn Girvan (Strength & Conditioning)

Martyn has a degree in exercise science and a degree in psychology.  Martyn has an extensive background in physical preparation in various sports at an elite level. Martyn was the Strength Coach for the Collingwood AFL Football Club from 2006 to 2014, highlighted by their 2010 premiership win.

Martyn has previously  been involved with the following sporting organisations: Performance Manager for the Malaysian National Track Cycling team (both sprint and endurance) based in Melbourne.

Presenter to the Australian strength and conditioning association.  Martyn still competes at an elite level in powerlifting. Find out more about Martyn and Elite Sports Performance @ http://www.elitesportsperformance.com.au/.

 

Heath Williams (Osteopath, Strength & Conditioning)

Heath is an osteopath and level 2 accredited coach with the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association who works in private clinical practice who has an interest in movement assessment, exercise prescription and strength and conditioning.

Heath currently lectures in exercise rehabilitation to osteopathy students at Victoria University.  Heath has carried out post graduate training in Functional Movement Systems, SFMA, Certificate Applied Functional Science (CAFS) and 3DMaps at the Gray Institute, Kettlebell training, powerlifting and much more.

 

Daniel Di Pasqua (Strength & Conditioning)

Daniel has been part of the physical preparation staff at the Melbourne Storm NRL team since 2007 where he currently is the Head Strength Coach.

He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Science in Exercise and Sport Science (Deakin University) and has completed his Master’s Degree in Exercise Science(Edith Cowan University).

He has also worked as a consultant to the Melbourne Rebels Rugby Union team along with several international sprint cyclists.

As a competitive powerlifter, he has Squatted 302.5kg, Benched 210kg and Deadlifted 280 in the 90kg weight class. Daniel has been part of the Elite SportsPerformance team now for over 10 years, combining many years of practical experience in the field of elite sports with high level education to a wide spectrum of athletes and various backgrounds.

Daniel’s main area of expertise is within strength/power development, long term athletic development from junior to elite, as well as return to play protocols following injuries.”

Office Ergonomic Risk Assessment Training For Allied Health Professionals

Location:

Melbourne, Sydney & Gold Coast

Presenters:

Heath Williams (osteopath) and Wade Brennan (physiotherapist)

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop an understanding of the various roles an Allied Health Practitioner can have within an Occupational (Work) Health & Safety setting.
  • Describe key statements of relevant Workplace Health and Safety Legislation in Australia.
  • Describe and understand the principles of Risk Management and Hierarchy of Risk Control.
  • Apply knowledge and skills to undertake a basic ergonomic risk assessment.
  • Have the knowledge and skills to problem solve common workplace ergonomic issues.
  • Review and understand the importance of communication i.e. consent, verbal and written communication within the Occupational (Work) Health and Safety setting.
  • Learn about the references available to continue further professional learning and development within the Occupational (Work) Health and Safety setting.

 

Find Out More About The Course / Book On Our Course (click the link below)

Ergonomic Training for Allied Health Professionals

Vehicle Ergonomic Risk Assessment Training For Allied Health Professionals

Location:

Melbourne, Sydney, Gold Coast

Presenters:

Heath Williams (osteopath) & Wade Brennan (physiotherapist)

Learning Objectives:

  • Review hazards and risks associated with vehicle use (driving and manual handling in/out of the vehicle).
  • Reviewing typical driving postures and habits that may increase ones risk of developing musculoskeletal complaints
  • Review the step by step process to setting up an individual within a vehicle to improve ones comfort and support.
  • Vehicle storage and manual handling best practices
  • Undertaking a basic vehicle ergonomic risk assessment’

Note:  This course will be combination of both theory and practical application.  Attendees will be encouraged to drive their vehicle to the seminar so that we can apply knowledge in a practical scenario.

Find Out More About The Course / Book On The Course (click the link below)

https://corporateworkhealth.com.au/ohs-services/ergonomic-assessment-training-health-professional-manual-handling-gold-coast-melbourne-sydney-brisbane/

ONLINE CONTINUED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES

Osteopath Heath Williams and Physiotherapist Wade Brennan in conjunction with Corporate Work Health Australia will launching online continued professional development courses for allied health professionals (osteopath, physiotherapist, myotherapist, chiropractor, exercise physiologist and occupational therapists).

  • Courses currently being developed include:
    Office workstation desk set up course (3-4 hours online content)
  • Office workstation risk assessment training for allied health professionals (7 hours online content)
  • Vehicle workstation risk assessment training for allied health professionals (4 hours online content)
  • Manual handling training considerations for allied health professionals (3-4 hours online content)

Our plan is to launch these courses by the end of 2018 and they will be available via our webpage on the link below

Ergonomic Training for Allied Health Professionals

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