Selected Chapters of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

Course Leader: Dr Renata Vauhnik

Home Institution: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Health Science, Slovenia

Course pre-requisites: Physiotherapy students.

Course Overview
Review of the most common musculoskeletal injuries of shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle. Risk factors for musculoskeletal injuries of shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle. Evidence based physiotherapy for musculoskeletal injuries of shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course students should be able to synthesize the information about:

- the most common musculoskeletal injuries of shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle

- the risk factors of most common musculoskeletal injuries of shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle

- the evidence based physiotherapy for most common musculoskeletal injuries of shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle.

Course Content
Review of the most common musculoskeletal injuries of shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle. Risk factors for musculoskeletal injuries of shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle. Evidence based physiotherapy for musculoskeletal injuries of shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle.

Instructional Method
- Interactive lectures

- Practical tutorials

- Group projects

Required Course Materials
Levangie PK, Norkin CC. (2011) Joint structure and function. A comprehensive analysis. P. A. Davis. Fourth edition.

Gwendolen J, Moore A, Falla D, Lewis J, McCarthy C, Sterling M. (2015) Grieve’s Modern Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. Elsevier. Fourth edition.

Assessment
- Written examination 50%

- Group project 50%