Collegiate Sports Medicine
Community Development Courses – Red Deer

Our philosophy on continual education and sharing of knowledge is not only carried out in your visits, but also through Community Development Courses. This allows us to further grow community coaches & trainers, up and coming therapists, parents, physicians, school teachers and more.

Our professionals may be contracted to present a workshop or seminar to teams or sports organizations on topics such as:

Our professionals may be contracted to present to teams or sports organizations a seminar/workshop on topics such as:

  • Injury Prevention
  • Core Stability
  • Flexibility
  • Basic Sports Injury Management
  • Sport Taping
  • Sports First Aid
  • Training and Conditioning
  • Preparing an Off-Season Plan

Courses

Taping Courses

Taping Courses

Modules may be taken separately. Contact us for details.

Sport Taping Basics (2hr)
Taping principles, guidelines & terminology for any sport taping. Selection & purchasing principles for your teams sport med kit needs. General anatomical terms & contraindications to sport taping. *This module is a Prerequisite for all Collegiate sport taping courses.*


Sport Taping for Ankle: Level 1 (2.5hr)
Key anatomy, assessment of common injuries & taping techniques for to the ankle.
Prerequisite: Sport Taping Basics


Sport Taping for the Wrist and Thumb: Level 1(3.5hr)
Key anatomy, assessment of common injuries & taping techniques for the wrist & thumb.
Prerequisite: Sport Taping Basics


Sport Taping for Elbow
Anatomy of the elbow including: articulations and major muscle attachments. Assessment of radial and ulnar collateral ligament sprains of the elbow and fracture rule outs.
Taping of Elbow: Hyperextension stop and collateral support


Sport Taping for Shoulder
Anatomy review of the glenohumeral and AC joints, rotator cuff and muscles of the shoulder girdle. Assessment of AC separations, glenohumeral dislocations, rotator cuff tears, clavicle fractures
Taping of Shoulder Injuries: Shoulder separation support and shoulder dislocation stop


Sport Taping for Thigh
Anatomy of the Quad & Hamstring & assess strain & contusion to them
Taping of Thigh Injuries


Sport Taping for Knee
Anatomy of the knee ligaments, bony structures, patella & patellar tendon. Basic assessment of major knee ligaments, patellar dislocation, knee hyperextension & patellar tendonitis
Taping of Knee: Collateral ligament support, de-rotation strips, hyperextension stop, patellar tendon strap


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Attire: Wear proper attire for taping of your body (e.g. shorts, t-shirt)
Confirmation: Sent via e-mail approximately 3 days in advance of course date
Cancellation Policy: 20% will be non-refundable on cancellations within 24 hours

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Trainer Training Camps

Trainer Training Camps

The whole camp is comprised of the below modules which may also be taken separately. Contact us for details.
Emergency Action Planning and Injury Prevention (7hrs)
An absolute must for team managers, volunteers, parents, coaches and athletes. Prepare for injuries, emergencies and liability with our training camp designed to cover Sport First Aid Kit Preparation, Emergency Action Principles and Planning, on-field and sideline injury assessment, concussion baseline testing and post-concussion evaluation, treatment of injuries, injury prevention through flexibility, preparing for tournaments.

Sport Taping Basics (1hr)
Taping principles, guidelines & terminology for any sport taping. Selection & purchasing principles for your teams sport med kit needs. General anatomical terms & contraindications to sport taping.

Sport Taping for Ankle (2hr)
Key anatomy, assessment of common injuries & taping techniques for to the ankle.

Sport Taping for the Wrist and Thumb (3hr)
Key anatomy, assessment of common injuries & taping techniques for the wrist & thumb.

OTHER INFORMATION

Must be 16 years of age or older
CPR & First Aid Recommended
Attire: 
Wear proper attire for taping of your body (e.g. shorts, t-shirt)
Confirmation: Sent via e-mail approximately 3 days in advance of course date
Cancellation Policy: 20% will be non-refundable on cancellations within 24 hours

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Personal Trainer Series

Personal Trainer Series

This series is an absolute must for personal trainers of all levels and backgrounds!

Do you feel like your clients are constantly dealing with injuries? Does this make it challenging to keep their program going? You try to refer them for therapy and either they don’t go or they are told to stop continuing with their exercises. How do you proceed? What tools can you use first to help them along? Aand if that doesn’t work, where can you direct them?

Key Sports Injury areas of concern in this series includes the knee, shoulder, low back, hip & foot.

This series is designed to review:

  • Relevant anatomy & injury description (including handouts)
  • Common biomechanical errors and weaknesses that lead to the injury
  • Home Program exercises (key items) to get them back on track
  • Overview of the next steps for treatment

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Instructors are Certified Athletic Therapists from Collegiate Sports Medicine

For further questions call Collegiate Sports Medicine at 403-314-4458 or email education@collegiatesportsmedicine.ca