Introduction to Strength and Conditioning for Physiotherapists

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time



PESS Building, University of Limerick

View Map

Event description


This one day workshop will introduce the key principles of strength and conditioning (S&C) and is targeted at physiotherapists who wish to enhance their knowledge in this area. There will be a combination of theory and practical sessions with a focus on how the physiotherapist can practically apply the information covered in the workshop. The key topics covered on the day include the following:

  1. Principles of training

  2. Periodisation of training

  3. Monitoring of training to prevent injury and enhance performance

  4. Principles of strength, power, hypertrophy and muscular endurance development

  5. Technical aspects of key strength exercises

  6. Plyometric training

  7. Speed training

The structure of the workship is detailed below.

  • 08.30-08.45: Registration

  • 08.45-10.00: Lecture on principles of training, periodisation, monitoring and program design for strength, power, hypertrophy and muscular endurance

  • 10.00-11.15: Practical on technique of key strength exercises, such as the hex deadlift and romanian deadlift

  • 11.15-11.30: Coffee break

  • 11.30-12.15: Lecture on plyometric training

  • 12.15-13.15: Practical related to plyometric training

  • 13.15-14.00: Lunch

  • 14.00-14.45: Lecture on speed training

  • 14.45-16.00: Practical session on speed training

All participants will be provided with a resource pack at the workshop containing all lecture notes, related research articles and relevant video clips. Refreshments/ lunch are provided on the day.

Share with friends

Date and Time


PESS Building, University of Limerick

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved