Sport podiatry JT00AE94-3002 10.08.2020-31.12.2020
Learning outcomes of the course
You are able to identify, diagnose and treat common injuries of the foot, ankle and leg encountered in everyday practice.
You understand the biomechanics of sports injuries and the use of treadmill and video analysis to examine and interpret the cause of injury in gait.
You gain insight into athletic footwear and footwear prescription, and the use of foot orthoses in the treatment and prevention of sports injuries.
You understand the impact of nutrition and healthy lifestyles on sport injuries.
You know the most common sport-related foot injuries.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Podiatry supporting musculoskeletal functions I and II
What are the common sport injuries of the foot, ankle and leg and how are they treated?
How can you examine the cause of injuries using videoanalysis?
How do you use appropriate footwear and foot orthoses in the treatment and prevention of sports injuries?
What is the impact of nutrition and healthy lifestyles on preventing sport injuries?
What kind of injuries do various sports cause?
Name of lecturer(s)
Mode of delivery
Language of instruction
Tuition in Finnish
10.08.2020 - 31.12.2020
11.07.2020 - 09.08.2020
Unit, in charge
Kuntoutus- ja terveysalan koulutusyksikkö (not translated)