How are sports injuries classified and managed?

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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.