Lecture

Optimising foot function in sport and dance

This lecture will provide an evidence-based approach to managing foot injuries and strengthening the intrinsic foot muscles co-hosted with the Australian Society for Performing Arts Healthcare https://www.aspah.org.au/

ASPAH serves nationally and internationally as the peak body in Australia for the promotion of holistic healthcare for all in the performing arts industry. With a membership composed of health professionals, performing artists, teachers / educators and arts support workers, ASPAH advocates for accessible high-quality holistic healthcare for all performing artists; Education to improve health and wellbeing; Research across relevant disciplines and a culture of lifelong preventative healthcare and safety practices for performing artists and performing arts institutions. For more information and membership see www.aspah.org.au

Presenters

Sue Mayes


Dr Sue Mayes has been the Principal Physiotherapist of The Australian Ballet since 1997 and is the Director of Artistic Health. Sue has also consulted for AFL, Cricket Australia, Victorian Institute of Sport, NBL and professional sports teams overseas. Sue was appointed Adjunct Research Fellow at La Trobe University following completion of her PhD in 2017 and received a Distinguished Alumni Award from La Trobe University in 2018. She has published papers from her PhD, titled: ‘Hip joint health in professional ballet dancers', and co-authored ballet injury related publications. She is currently researching ankle, foot and hip joint health, and wellbeing in professional ballet dancers and athletes as part of the partnership between The Australian Ballet and La Trobe University. Sue has been invited to speak at international conferences, including the IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport and the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science, and lectures throughout Australia and Europe. Sue was awarded an Order of Australia in 2020.

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Lecture
02
Wednesday
02 June
07:00PM - 08:00PM AEST

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Price: Non-Member: $50.00
APA Member: $30.00
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Registration closing date: 03 Jun 2021 Event status: Closed CPD hours: 1.00
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Price: Non-Member: $50.00
APA Member: $30.00
1st Year APA Student Member: $0.00
2nd - 4th Year APA Student Members: $0.00
Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy Group Member: $0.00
Registration closing date: 03 Jun 2021 Event status: Closed CPD hours: 1.00 Your registration status:
Presenters

Sue Mayes


Dr Sue Mayes has been the Principal Physiotherapist of The Australian Ballet since 1997 and is the Director of Artistic Health. Sue has also consulted for AFL, Cricket Australia, Victorian Institute of Sport, NBL and professional sports teams overseas. Sue was appointed Adjunct Research Fellow at La Trobe University following completion of her PhD in 2017 and received a Distinguished Alumni Award from La Trobe University in 2018. She has published papers from her PhD, titled: ‘Hip joint health in professional ballet dancers', and co-authored ballet injury related publications. She is currently researching ankle, foot and hip joint health, and wellbeing in professional ballet dancers and athletes as part of the partnership between The Australian Ballet and La Trobe University. Sue has been invited to speak at international conferences, including the IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport and the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science, and lectures throughout Australia and Europe. Sue was awarded an Order of Australia in 2020.


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