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2007 Special Interest Groups: A Day for Physiotherapists and Athletic Trainers

17th Annual Meeting

Thursday - Saturday, 25 - 27 October 2007
Special Interest Groups Day Sunday, 28 October 2007

Canberra, Australia
at the Australian Institute of Sport

(Updated 6 July 2007)

A Day for Physiotherapists and Allied Health Professionals:

Treatment of the Dancer’s Hip

8.15 - 9 am Welcome: Registration and Refreshments

9 - 9.10 am Opening Remarks
Jarmo Ahonen, PT, Finnish National Ballet Company, and Finnish National Opera Ballet School, Helsinki, Finland
Claire Hiller, MAppSc, Physiotherapist, The Dancer’s Clinic, Sydney, Australia
Emily Twitchett, BSc (Hons), GSR, PhD Candidate, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, UK

9.10 - 9.40 am Common hip injuries: Their causes and treatment in the ballet population.
Susan Mayes, BAppSc, GDipSportsPT, Principal Physiotherapist, The Australian Ballet, Melbourne, Australia

9.40 - 10.30 am Functional hip assessment. Is bias a predictor of treatment outcome?
Craig Phillips, PhD Candidate, Director DMA Clinical Pilates, Melbourne, Australia

10.30 - 10.45 am Discussion and questions

10.45 - 11.15 am REFRESHMENT BREAK

11.15 am - 12 pm Treatment techniques for the hip.
Jarmo Ahonen, Physiotherapist, Finnish National Ballet Company and Finnish National Opera Ballet School, Helsinki, Finland

12 - 1.30 pm LUNCH BREAK

1.30 - 2 pm Practical sessions: Hands-on techniques.
Moderator: Susan Simpson, Physiotherapist, The New Zealand School of Dance, Wellington, New Zealand

2 - 2.50 pm Rehabilitation of the hip. Sharing ideas from around the world.
Moderator: Ruth Solomon, Professor Emerita, Santa Cruz, California, USA

2.50 - 3 pm Closing Remarks

Program subject to change.



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