WA – Returning to Sport

Thursday, 31 Aug 2017 Department of Sport & Recreation



Date:                       Thursday August 31st

Location:               Department of Sport and Recreation, 246 Vincent Street, Leederville

Time:                      6.30pm – 9.30pm

Cost:                         $30

Presenters:           Simon Trinca & Michael Rushbrook (FORTE physiotherapy)


The presentation, delivered by Simon Trinca and Michael Rushbrook (FORTE Physiotherapy) will deliver information obtained from an international conference held annually by “Isokenetic” a European based rehabilitation fraternity well known for their high level athlete rehab models.

Return to sport was the topic of discussion at this international conference of which all the team doctors and medical staff from the world’s greatest football teams were invited to attend. Teams such as Barcelona, Manchester united, Juventus, AC Milan, Real Madrid, Chelsea.

Medical teams from these famous clubs delivered information and statistics regarding their method of rehabilitation for different injuries and management strategies in lead up to season which affected team performance.


  • The session will talk about a few specific injuries and management in the latter stages to determine readiness to return to sport.
  • Injury management and differentiation will be shown between medical professionals at different elite clubs
  • How to prepare the player for post rehab performance
  • How to prepare the coaching staff and liaise with conditioning staff to trust players ability
  • Open discussion forum
  • Influenced heavily by World Football