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    September 3, 2014

    Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association Offering Sport First Aid Courses This Fall

    The MATA has announced that it is offering a variety of Sport First Aid Courses this fall, these courses are accredited by Coaching Manitoba for Professional Development Credits and are a great resource for all coaches to have. Read on for Course Descriptions and dates, registration can be done online by clicking the link below. All courses are $25 and will be held at Sport Manitoba 145 Pacific Ave in Winnipeg.






    Course Descriptions


    Injury Prevention and Management - October 21, 2014 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    This course will introduce participants to a variety of injuries commonly associated with sports. It offers a great way for coaches to understand the basics of injuries and be well equipped to help an athlete at the time of injury. Topics will include techniques to help prevent injuries (warm-up, cool down, proper equipment), injury classification (sprain, strain, contusion), as well as the immediate care of injuries.

    Taping 1 - September 28, 2014 9:00am - 2:00pm
    Taping 1 is an excellent course for a coach or team manager. The course will equip them with the necessary basic skills to deal with an injured athlete. This course will focus on general taping skills and considerations, such as when to tape and when not to tape. The course includes a practical component focusing on basic taping skills as well as taping techniques for the ankle, wrist, and thumb.

    Concussion 101 - October 7, 2014 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    This course will introduce concussion basics to coaches in order to help them better understand the following topics: What is a concussion? How is the brain affected following a concussion? Statistics and Facts regarding rates of concussion. As well as a practical session this will include an introduction to the SCAT 3 concussion testing protocol and a basic introduction to cranial nerves.

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