Coach Development

Extension Module 9: Sports Injury Management

This extension module gives basic injury management tools and provides information on warming up and cooling down, the role of the coach in injury management, basic anatomy, rules around squash injuries and blood, head injuries, the TOTAPS assessment process, and basic ankle strapping. It also covers the administration aspects of injury management including RAMS forms, injury reports and the ACC process.

Content covered

  • Why and how to warm up and cool down
  • Risk analysis and management systems (RAMS)
  • Injury report forms and ACC process
  • The role of the coach and assessing the environment
  • Basic anatomy
  • Rules and guidelines around blood and injuries
  • TOTAPS assessment process used as a first injury response
  • Strapping techniques and kinesio taping

Resources received
Coaches who attend will receive a special Sports Injury Management Extension Module 9 pack which includes a resource booklet with relevant information and coaching ideas. Coaches can also access the Coaching sections on the Squash NZ website for further resources, development and networking opportunities.

Sports Injury Management Ext Mod 9

2 hours 30 minutes

This coach learning module is provided by the Districts' trained regional CoachForce.

Module costs are set by the District.

Qualifications gained
Coaches who attend will be recorded on the Squash New Zealand iSquash database as having completed Sports Injury Management Extension Module 9.

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