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HSSS0001

Football Emergency Medicine

FIFA / F-MARC (FIFA Medical Assessment and Research Centre) and FIMS (International Federation of Sports Medicine) accredited. The course will cover emergency medicine, mass gathering, disaster medicine and emergency sports medicine.

For details of the course dates and registration please email sports.medicine@wits.ac.za

HSSS0002

Football Medicine

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HSSS0003

Wellness, health promotion and rehabilitation science

The learner will differentiate between different training programmes with regards to expected benefits, develop individualized training programmes, and list the expected physiological adaptations derived from such programmes. Corporate wellness principles and programme implementation, lifestyle evaluation, client goals and promotion of health with disease prevention strategies. Rehabilitation of low risk patients.

For further details of the course dates and registration please email sports.medicine@wits.ac.za

HSSS0004

Cardiorespiratory physiology and exercise

Using applied anatomy and physiology, the course addresses acute and long-term central and peripheral cardiovascular adaptations to exercise and the response to acute and long-term adaptations to the respiratory system during exercise and training. It also addresses cardiorespiratory

For details of the course dates and registration please email sports.medicine@wits.ac.za

HSSS0005

Exercise, immunity and the environment

Using applied principles of anatomy and physiology, the course addresses exercise and the immune system: a paradoxical response., the effects of exercise and training on innate immunity and specific immune responses. the homeostasis of fluid and electrolyte balance during exercise, dehydration and overhydration will be discussed. Factors affecting gastrointestinal function during exercise, for example gastric emptying, will be covered. The course covers aspects of environmental factors related to exercise and training, which includes heat and cold, altitude, diving physiology and time zone travel.

For details of the course dates and registration please email sports.medicine@wits.ac.za

HSSS0006

Muscle physiology and metabolism

This course addresses the structure and function of skeletal muscle, and it's adaptation to the effects of exercise. The biochemistry of muscle physiology and the pertinent metabolic pathways as related to exercise. Structure and function of endocrine organs and the effects of exercise and training on the endocrine function and maintenance of homeostasis. The value of neuromuscular physiology and it's implication for sport.

For details of the course dates and registration please email sports.medicine@wits.ac.za

HSSS0007

Nutrition, healing and rehabilitation

Using applied principles related to pathophysiology and neuromuscular knowledge, the programme incorporates the following: nutritional principles for elite sportspersons, justify nutritional issues as related to different populations, including selected diseased states, dietary supplementation for sports. debate ergogenic effects of drugs in sports and effects on sports performance; healing processes relative to specific musculoskeletal structures. Rehabilitation principles related to recovery after injury. Principles of initial management of injuries and the goals of rehabilitation.

For details of the course dates and registration please email sports.medicine@wits.ac.za

HSSS0008

Research Methods

The application of theoretical knowledge, which includes principles of research methods, preparing students for proposal writing and the interpretation and presentation of data, and concluding with writing a scientific research report.

For details of the course dates and registration please email sports.medicine@wits.ac.za

STHS0031

Sport and Exercise Cardiology

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HSSS0009

Medical Conditions and Special Population Groups

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HSSS0010

Management of Upper Body Injuries

 For details of the course dates and registration please email sports.medicine@wits.ac.za

HSSS0011

Management of Lower Body Injuries

 For details of the course dates and registration please email sports.medicine@wits.ac.za

HSSS0012

Exercise Testing and Advanced Exercise Principles

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HSSS0013

Advanced Coaching, Conditioning, Sports Vision and Optimisation of Sports Performance

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HSSS0014

Advanced Chronic Disease Rehabilitation

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HSSS0015

Advanced Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

 For details of the course dates and registration please email sports.medicine@wits.ac.za

 

Fitness Equipment Trainer

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FIFA 11+ A Complete warm up programme for injury prevention

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