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Sporting Hip & Groin

This extremely popular, dynamic & stimulating course is one of the true "must do" courses for any up and coming physiotherapist working in msk outpatients, private practice, sport or the military.

Day 1 (anatomy, functional biomechanics & diagnosing hip & groin pathology)

  • Functional anatomy review
  • Joint biomechanics & movement patterns
  • Subjective & objective examinations
  • Adductor-related pathologies
  • Abdominal-related pathologies
  • Hip joint-related pathologies
  • Manual therapy techniques

Day 2 (rehabilitating the hip & groin)

  • Movement dysfunction & pattern recognition
  • Functional examination
  • Imaging & surgical considerations
  • Structuring a rehab program
  • Muscle impairment - low or high load?
  • Rehab exercises - which exercise, when?
  • Putting it all together

Tutor: James Moore MPhtySt (Manips), MSc Applied Biomech, BSc (Hons), CSCS

James is currently employed by the British Olympic Association (BOA) as the manager for the Intensive Rehabilitation Unit (IRU) at Bisham Abbey, and has worked with multiple sports throughout the UK, USA and Australia. James was Head of Performance Services for Team GB at the inaugural European Games in Baku in 2015, and Deputy Chef de Mission Performance Services for Team GB for the Olympic Games in Rio 2016. He has previously held positions such as Head of Medical at Saracens RFC, and consultant Physiotherapist for UKA and the RFU, where he worked through two Olympic cycles including London 2012, and helped in the preparation for the Rugby World Cup in 2011. He is also on the Board as a Director for Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM) at the Centre for Health & Human Performance (CHHP) and was the medical team leader for Gloucester County Cricket Club.

He completed his Masters in advanced Physiotherapy at University of Queensland in 2000, and has undertaken further studies and qualifications in Strength & Conditioning, Pilates and Biomechanics. James has lectured on hip and groin

injuries for over 10 years and has a strong research interest in hip mechanics; lower limb muscle architecture, with a particular interest in hamstring injuries and speed development.

Delegate costs: 


Organiser name: 
Ken Joy
Organiser telephone: 
01202 568898
Organiser email:


Where & When

25 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
09.00 - 17.00
Sterling Way
London N18 1QX
9 Dec 2017 - 10 Dec 2017
09.00 - 17.00
Blackshaw Road
London SW17 0QT
27 Jan 2018 - 28 Jan 2018
09.00 - 17.00
Howard Street
Sheffield S1 1WB
17 Feb 2018 - 18 Feb 2018
09.00 - 17.00
Milton Road
Portsmouth PO3 6ED
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