24. April 2021 - 11:00 till 17:30
AECC University College, Bournemouth
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Concussion Rehabilitation Workshop - CPD | Saturday, 24. April 2021

** There are a limited number of places available at the early booking discounted price (as shown above). Once these have sold, places will revert to the standard price (+ 20% on the above price) ** 


 


Registration Saturday: 09:15 


Saturday: 10:00-16:30


 


This course is 6 CPD hours.


We want to reduce our impact on the environment by limiting the amount of paper we are using for our CPD courses. Course notes: Not provided in hard copy. You will be notified by email to access notes via Dropbox or similar (this is free to access and you will not need to set up a Dropbox account)


Presented by Kirsty Brock


 


This workshop will focus on the recovery from concussion including various neurorehabilitation techniques to aid recovery. Concussion is a serious issue in sport and there is evidence that concussion can have long term effects on brain function including a heightened risk for diseases such as dementia. This workshop will focus on ways in which recovery from concussion can be aided and will also examine the causes, symptoms and short and long term effects of concussion on both sports participation and daily living. This workshop will also examine strategies to reduce the risks of concussion within sport.


 


 


Workshop goals:



To understand the causes and symptoms of concussion.


Develop an awareness of the short and long term implications of concussion.


Identify rehabilitation techniques which can aid recovery from concussion



 


Monday Morning you will be able to:



Understand the causes of concussion and recognise the symptoms


Understand the short and long term health implications of concussion


Understand techniques which aid with rehabilitation of concussion



 


 


Schedule


09:45              Registration


10:00-11:15    Session 1


11:15-11:30     Break


11:30-12:45     Session 2


12:45-13:30     Lunch


13:30-14:45     Session 3


14:45-15:00     Break


15:00-16:30     Session 4


16:30                Close


 


Speaker


 


Kirsty is a Lecturer in Motor Learning and Motor Control in the School of Psychology, Sport and Physical Activity. She is currently finishing her PhD at the University of Winchester investigating the use of dual-tasks to aid learning and performance. Kirsty is also undertaking work as part of her PhD to assess the validity and reliability of single position near infra-red spectroscopy for assessing cognitive function at rest and during exercise. In addition to her PhD Kirsty also taught at the University of Winchester over the last 3 years and is involved in ongoing research projects outside of her PhD research. To find out more click here. 


 


FAQs


How can I contact the organiser with any questions?


For more information contact the CPD team on +44 (0)1202 436 237 or email email


Will lunch & refreshments be provided?


A light lunch & refreshment breaks will be provided.


What if I have a Dietary requirement?


Should you have any genuine dietary requirements please email email who will pass this information onto the catering team.


Terms and Conditions of Booking Click Here