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High Training Performance for sports: Course Outline SPTTP-7113

High-Performance Training for Sports, Second Edition, features contributions from global leaders in athletic performance training, coaching, and rehabilitation.

Course Objective

The main focus of this course is related to the understanding of the role that physical therapists play in both the industrial continuum and sports physical therapy. Emphasis is placed on acute management of traumatic injuries and/or sudden illness. In addition, injury prevention with an emphasis on the advanced clinical competencies related to the practice of sports physical therapy will also be covered.
Course Objectives:
 The students will be able to identify the signs and symptoms of joint dysfunctions (upper
& lower extremity) & will be able to evaluate and asses the related conditions.
 The student will be able to select and correctly apply an appropriate treatment technique
for joint dysfunctions
 The students will be able to know about the hydrotherapy, electrotherapy, cryotherapy,
and manual therapy.

Introduction: Understanding Modern Athletes

Part I Building Robust Athletes

1 Evaluating Athletic Capacities
2 Developing Younger Athletes
3 Enhancing Movement Efficiency
4 Stabilising and Strengthening the Core
5 Optimising Flexibility
6 Monitoring the Training Response
7 Retraining the Injured Athlete
Part II Developing Athletic Capacity
8 Customizing the Warm-Up and Cool-Down

9 Fine-Tuning Motor Control
10 Using Strength Platforms for Explosive Performance
11 Successfully Translating Strength Into Speed
12 Optimising Training for Jumping and Landing
13 Increasing Agility
14 Generating Anaerobic Power
15 Establishing Endurance for Repeated Performance
16 Boosting Aerobic Capacity
17 Optimising Effective Cross-Training Methods
Part III Delivering Performance
18 Planning a Performance Program
19 Designing Energy-Specific Programs
20 Minimising the Interference Effect
21 Optimising Preseason Training in Team Sports
22 Peaking for Competition in Individual Sports
23 Maintaining an In-Season Conditioning Edge
24 Recovering Effectively in High-Performance sport

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Student will select a topic in his/ her area of interest, in consultation with a supervisor/ guide qualified for the purpose as recommended by the council/ university, and carry out an independent dissertation, which will involve making research proposal, conduct of the work as per the documented methodology, statistical analysis, dissertation writing. The work will build on the knowledge acquired through the study of the research methodology and biostatistics. Each candidate shall submit three typed written copies of a dissertation and it should be submitted well in advance before the date of written, oral, clinical & practical examination. Acceptance of the dissertation by the examiners should be a precondition to sit in the annual examination. Evaluation of the dissertation will be done by the examiner (s) appointed by Vice Chancellor of the University.