How are sports injuries classified and managed?

How Are Sports Injuries Classified And Managed?

Students learn about:

Students learn to:

  • Identify specific examples of injuries that reflect each of the classifications
  • Manage soft tissue injuries:
    • RICER (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation, Referral)
    • Immediate treatment of skin injuries
  • Manage hard tissue injuries
    • Assessment for medical attention
    • Immobilisation
  • Perform assessment procedures to determine the nature and extent of injury in simulated scenarios.

Extract from PDHPE Stage 6 Syllabus. © 2009 Board of Studies NSW.