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University of Queensland

Master of Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy)
Master of Physiotherapy (Sports Physiotherapy)
U_Queens.JPGThe University of Queensland
St Lucia Campus
Brisbane
Queensland 4072
Australia
 
Member Organisation of IFOMPT:     Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia
 
Programs
Master of Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy)
Master of Physiotherapy (Sports Physiotherapy)
 
The Master of Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy) program provides physiotherapists with advanced, specialised training in musculoskeletal and manipulative physiotherapy. Graduates will gain the advanced clinical skills that are required of a musculoskeletal physiotherapist. They will be able to critically evaluate and contribute to current research and apply the basic and applied sciences relevant to musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice. The program provides practical and theoretical instruction in examination and management approaches for musculoskeletal disorders of the spine and the extremities. Specific emphasis is placed on the development of advanced clinical reasoning and skills in manual therapy and therapeutic exercise. The program has an extensive clinical practice component where student practice under the supervision of dedicated specialist clinical educators. Graduates are eligible for membership of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia.
 
The Master of Physiotherapy (Sports Physiotherapy) program will provide physiotherapists with advanced, specialised training in sports physiotherapy. Graduates will be able to manage and prevent injuries to promote optimal health and sports performance. They will be able to critically evaluate and contribute to current research and apply the basic and applied sciences relevant to sports physiotherapy practice. This program provides practical and theoretical instruction in management of and preventative approaches to sports injuries. Specific emphasis is placed on the development of sound clinical reasoning skills and the underlying scientific basis of sports physiotherapy practice. The program has an extensive clinical practice component where student practice under the supervision of dedicated specialist clinical educators. Graduates are eligible for membership of Sports Physiotherapy Australia. 

WHY STUDY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND?
  1. World leading physiotherapy lectures including Prof Bill Vicenzino, Prof Paul Hodges, Assoc/Prof Michel Coppieters, Assoc/Prof Kay Crossley, Prof Michele Sterling, Dr Shaun O’Leary and Dr Julia Treleaven
  2. Therapeutic approaches are supported by a strong research base in the University of Queensland’s Division of Physiotherapy.
  3. Clinical practice under the supervision of specialist physiotherapists
  4. Instruction by writers of international leading texts in the field of physiotherapy
  • Vicenzino B, Hing W, Rivett D, Hall T (2011) Mobilisation with Movement. The art and Science, Elsevier Sydney Australia
  • Sterling M, Kenardy J (Eds) (2011) Whiplash. Evidence base for clinical practice. Elsevier Sydney Australia
  • Jull G, Sterling M, Falla D, Treleaven J, O’Leary S (2008) Whiplash, Headache and Neck Pain: Research based directions for physical therapies. Edinburgh, Elsevier
  • Richardson C, Hodges P, Hides J (2004): Therapeutic exercise for lumbopelvic stabilisation. A motor control approach to treatment and prevention of low back pain (2nd Ed). Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.

Contact information:
-   Name: Ms Kathleen Page (admin officer)
-   Email kathleen.page@uq.edu.au
-   Website address http://www.uq.edu.au/study/program.html?acad_prog=5221#international
-   Phone Number:  61 7 3365 1114
 
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