Netball Injury Prevention
PROmotion is excited to announce Physiotherapist Alyce is now accredited with Netball Australia’s KNEE program.
The Program has been designed by Senior Physiotherapists and other staff at Netball Australia to educate athletes, coaches and support staff. The program involves an on court netball warm up with the goal to:
Keep players on court by reducing injury rate
Improve movement efficiency and performance
Why is injury prevention important in Netball?
High risk landings in netball
Change of direction
Fast and unpredictable movements
75% of injuries in netball are to ankle or knee
National Injury Risk (Stats by Netball Australia)
If injury occurs- how does Physio help?
Assess your injury and movement
Refer for imaging if serious injury or fracture is suspected
Provide strategies to reduce pain and increase function
Manual therapy for pain relief or to improve movement
Targeted home exercise program to assist with rehabilitation and prevention of injury
Work closely with managing Sports Doctor where appropriate (including referral)
On Monday 29th June Alyce will be presenting a FREE education online workshop that will go through the following:
Introduction into the Netball Australia ‘Knee’ Program
Latest evidence on injury rates and prevention in Netball
Principles of injury prevention
Practical workshop on Netball Australia knee Program
To book in and secure your spot for the workshop click here. Alyce is available in clinic for Physiotherapy & Physiotherapy Rehab appointments, to find out more about Alyce check out her staff profile here.
CREDITS AND THANK YOU CREDITS: Developed by Alanna Antcliff in collaboration with Leigh Smith, Steve Hawkins and Dr Sophie Armstrong. THANK YOU TO: Australian Institute of Sport Netball NSW | Netball Victoria HLB Media Madison Robinson and Liz Watson Netball Australia’s Dare to Develop a Diamond program Nationally Endorsed KNEE Program Provider Physiotherapy Network