Courses and Workshops

Running rehab: running retraining, exercise and performance

This course is delivered by Dr Christian Barton, who has a highly respected international research profile, with more than 40 peer reviewed publications. He teaches courses in Australia, the UK and Scandinavia. Clinically, Christian specialises in the management of persistent and challenging knee and running related injuries, working with a range of elite athletes and in conjunction with many of Melbourne's leading orthopaedic specialists. This vital clinical insight ensure you will take away immediately clinically applicable skills.

In this course, Christian will give you the skills and knowledge to diagnose and manage biomechanical deficits in injured runners. The course explores ideal lower limb biomechanics, provides an overview of how common biomechanical faults link to injury, and how to identify and address them in the clinic. The evidence behind and practical application of running retraining, exercise, footwear and other adjunctive interventions are explored in relation to both injury and performance.

Learning outcomes

  • Explore important principles to consider during assessment and rehabilitation of biomechanical and running injuries
  • Understand ideal and potential biomechanical faults and their relationship with running injury
  • Develop clinical skills to assess potential structural and functional biomechanical factors which may be linked to running injuries and performance
  • Develop skills and clinical reasoning processes to apply running retraining
  • Apply exercise and resistance training to assist in running injury management and performance
  • Understand the implications of footwear modification to the management running injuries and performance

Prerequisites

  • Pre-reading materials distributed at registration cut off date.

Presenters

Christian Barton


Dr Christian Barton is an expert in the management of difficult to treat, long term injuries. He has a particular interest in the knee (including osteoarthritis, patellofemoral pain and running related injuries). His main focus is providing individual exercise solutions and holistic patient education for people with persistent pain. For his injured runners, he uses running retraining (world leader in this treatment), which is often a key missing element to rehabilitation.Research is one of Christian's passions, and is a Post-Doctoral researcher at the University of Melbourne and La Trobe University, primary focussed on improving knee pain and injury management. This role includes leading GLA:D Australia, which aims to improve access to appropriate exercise and education to all Australians with osteoarthritis; and TREK, a project aimed at improving access to knowledge of evidence based treatments. He is passionate about bring his research knowledge and extensive clinical experience together to treat patients of all ages and physical activity levels to get them back to being able to do the things they love.

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Sat 07 - Sun 08
September
08:00AM - 06:00PM AEST
2 335 Hillsborough Road
Warners Bay NSW 2282 View map
Price: Non Member: $1,066.00
APA Member: $711.00
Distance discount: $656.00
Sports and Exercise group: $656.00
Distance Discount: $656.00
Registration closing date: 25 Aug 2019 Event status: Open CPD hours: 14.00
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Price: Non Member: $1,066.00
APA Member: $711.00
Distance discount: $656.00
Sports and Exercise group: $656.00
Distance Discount: $656.00
Registration closing date: 25 Aug 2019 Event status: Open CPD hours: 14.00 Your registration status:
Presenters

Christian Barton


Dr Christian Barton is an expert in the management of difficult to treat, long term injuries. He has a particular interest in the knee (including osteoarthritis, patellofemoral pain and running related injuries). His main focus is providing individual exercise solutions and holistic patient education for people with persistent pain. For his injured runners, he uses running retraining (world leader in this treatment), which is often a key missing element to rehabilitation.Research is one of Christian's passions, and is a Post-Doctoral researcher at the University of Melbourne and La Trobe University, primary focussed on improving knee pain and injury management. This role includes leading GLA:D Australia, which aims to improve access to appropriate exercise and education to all Australians with osteoarthritis; and TREK, a project aimed at improving access to knowledge of evidence based treatments. He is passionate about bring his research knowledge and extensive clinical experience together to treat patients of all ages and physical activity levels to get them back to being able to do the things they love.


Learning outcomes
  • Explore important principles to consider during assessment and rehabilitation of biomechanical and running injuries
  • Understand ideal and potential biomechanical faults and their relationship with running injury
  • Develop clinical skills to assess potential structural and functional biomechanical factors which may be linked to running injuries and performance
  • Develop skills and clinical reasoning processes to apply running retraining
  • Apply exercise and resistance training to assist in running injury management and performance
  • Understand the implications of footwear modification to the management running injuries and performance
Prerequisites

Prerequisites

  • Pre-reading materials distributed at registration cut off date.
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