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Free public workshops to help maximise potential and minimise injury

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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Learn how to implement basic strategies to increase athletes' training potential and performance by minimising injury risks in free workshops hosted by Sport Bay of Plenty.

Minimising Injury to Maximise Training Potential is a free two-hour workshop held in Tauranga, Rotorua and Whakatane.

The session will focus on injury prevention while also learning how to best manage injuries when they occur, so you can get athletes back in action as quickly and safely as possible.

Topics covered will include:
- Utilising warmups for performance and injury prevention
- Differences for female athletes
- Load management
- Sleep, hydration and recovery
- Acute injury management
- Practical application of basic & most useful strapping techniques.

The evening's speaker is Jacinta Horan from Bureta Physiotherapy. After working as a Sports Physiotherapist overseas with Irish Athletics and the Portuguese Men’s Sevens, Jacinta settled in Tauranga with her family where she is now the Director and Lead Sports Physiotherapist at Bureta Physiotherapy, Otumoetai.

She has spent the last 10 years in High Performance Sport in New Zealand, primarily with NZ Women’s Sevens and 15s as well as NZ Junior Athletics but is now enjoying her time working with the BOP community and is excited about her role with WHISPA (Women's Health in Sport - a Performance Advantage).

Times & dates:

Tauranga: Tuesday, March 6, 5.45pm, at the Adams Centre for High Performance, 52 Miro Street, Mount Maunganui.

Rotorua: Tuesday, June 5, 5.45pm, at Toi Ohomai Campus (L Block), Rotorua.

Whakatane: Tuesday, June 12, 5.45pm, at EastBay REAP, 21 Pyne Street, Whakatane.

Register for free with Sport Bay of Plenty Community Coaching Advisor Shan Jensen-Loach - phone: 0276 313 243 or email Shan on shanj@sportbop.co.nz

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