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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

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

 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

STHS0031

Sport and Exercise Cardiology

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

HSSS0014

Advanced Chronic Disease Rehabilitation

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

HSSS0015

Advanced Orthopaedic Rehabilitation

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

 

Fitness Equipment Trainer

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

 

FIFA 11+ A Complete warm up programme for injury prevention

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

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