The Running Athlete: Assessment, Retraining and Rehab.

Date: October 5th-6th 2019

Venue: Caulfield Hospital, Melbourne

Presenters: Kevin Lieberthal (Running Physiotherapist) and John Contreras (APA Sports & Exercise Physio, S&C Coach)


Oct 5th-6th 2019 Melbourne

Understanding running biomechanics, the influence of speed, implications of changing terrain (hills and surface), strength and conditioning, footwear and gait retraining are essential in the management of the running athlete.

This two day course will provide Physiotherapists with a detailed review of running biomechanics, a framework for completing clinical running assessments, discuss treatment/rehabilitation strategies and develop strength and conditioning programs for your running patients.

This course is targeted at the newly graduated clinician through to the experienced clinician routinely involved in managing individuals involved in running.

Course content includes:

  • Running biomechanics

  • Assessing the injured runner

  • Performing a running assessment

  • Designing a running specific rehabilitation / strength program

  • Designing a return to running plan