PROACTIVE TRAINING: SPORTS TAPING AND STRAPPING

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Overview

This one day workshop covers all of the key techniques associated with sports taping. These are essential skills for any therapist looking to play an active role in the management of sports injuries. The skills gained will help with employment opportunities in private practice.

There are also techniques taught that will help to re-educate poor posture and the problems that are associated with it.

Taping

All attendees will receive a certificate of attendance and a technique DVD, which is an invaluable learning tool to refer back to once the course is complete.

Over the course of the day, we will cover the following:

  • Plantar fascia
  • Lateral ankle
  • Achilles tendon
  • Calf muscle
  • MCL
  • Patella tendon
  • Patella instability
  • Patella maltracking
  • Lumbar spine unloading
  • Lumbar spine fixation
  • Shoulder retraction
  • Shoulder unloading
  • Elbow hyperextension
  • ‘Tennis elbow’
  • Wrist
  • Thumb
  • Fingers.

Course Accreditations

  • Proactive Training

Location

London South Bank University student union is located at 103 Borough Rd, London SE1 0AA.

If you are visiting our Southwark Campus, you may wish to use our downloadable campus map (PNG File 466 KB). For information on accessibility, see our DisabledGo access guides.

Walk or bicycle

The University is in easy walking distance of underground and leading overground stations. We are only 20 minutes away from the Thames. We encourage walking and cycling and have bicycle racks on campus. Please check the Transport for London cycling website for London cycling maps and route planners.

By bus

LSBU is very well connected, and a large number of buses travel to and connect in the Elephant and Castle area from across London.

By train or tube

The Bakerloo and Northern lines stop at Elephant & Castle underground station, which is right next to campus. The closest rail stations are Elephant & Castle, London Waterloo and London Bridge. To plan your train journey, visit the National Rail website.

By car

London South Bank University does not provide public parking space. There is a limited amount of parking in the area, so we strongly advise using public transport.

Do consider the Congestion Charge if you are driving through London to reach the campus. Find out if you'll be crossing the Congestion Charge zone to reach our Southwark Campus.

TfL journey planner

You can travel to Southwark Campus by using public transport, plan your journey using the Transport for London journey planner.

Entry Level Requirements

The minimum age for this course is 16 years old.

Advanced entry

If you have already completed some studies at another university, we may be able to consider you for advanced entry. Please see our advanced entry page for more information.

The course price is £80.

Please apply directly through the ProActive Training.

Course

Day

Date

Time

Sports Taping and Strapping

Saturday

13 October 2018

10:30-17:30

Prepare to start

Please read our How to apply page.

Careers

Employability Service

At LSBU, we want to set you up for a successful career. During your studies – and for two years after you graduate – you’ll have access to our Employability Service, which includes:

  • Free employability workshop and events for student all year round, more details can be found on our event section.
  • Online board where you can see a wide range of placements: part-time, full-time or voluntary. You can also drop in to see our Job Shop advisers, who are always available to help you take the next step in your search.
  • LSBU Careers Hub offering group workshops on CVs, interview techniques and support, guidance on future careers, as well as loads of career resources, connecting you with employers, exciting events, 1-1 support and relevant workshops.

Our Student Enterprise team can also help you start your own business and develop valuable entrepreneurial skills.

Teaching and Assessment

Contact information

Course Enquiries - UK

Tel: 0207 815 7500

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