Weightlifting Injuries

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Lectures 4
CPD Hours 01:03:41

Weightlifting Injuries

Course Description

Weightlifting Injuries Video Series

Bench Press Video 1 covers the biomechanics of the most commonly performed gym exercise - the bench press. Covering the wrist, elbow, gleno-humeral joint, scapula-thoracic joint, and thorax and neck control, you will learn to quickly identify when you need to improve your patients bench press form, and how to progress this exercise safely.

Squat Video 2 Weightlifting injuries with a focus on the squat

Weightlifting Injuries Video 3  Deadlift OH Press

  1. Now Viewing - 00:22:56 Weightlifting Injuries 01 Bench Press
  2. 00:20:17 Weightlifting Injuries 02 Squat
  3. 00:20:28 Weightlifting Injuries 03 Deadlift OH Press
  4. 00:01:00 Weightlifting Injuries Handout


David Pope Terrigal, Australia

David is a Physiotherapist with a private practice (Sports Edge Physiotherapy) in Terrigal, NSW. He has worked internationally throughout Australia and the UK treating musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction, following his graduation from the University of Sydney in 2000.

David is currently completing his Postgraduate Dual Masters of Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy at Griffith University, and will complete this course as an APA Titled Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and also an APA Titled Sports Physiotherapist.

David is extremely passionate about Physiotherapy education, and has a strong desire to help Physiotherapists provide excellent assessment and treatment, get great treatment results and really enjoy their job helping people. 

He has extensive training and experience in treating a wide variety of conditions, particularly Lumbo-Pelvic and Cervico-Thoracic-Rib Cage dysfunction and pain, as well as dry needling. His patients include national and international level Karate competitors, swimmers and mountain bike riders. David enjoys video analysis of his patients activities, including running and riding, and using these tools to get great carryover of treatment into patients activities and lives.

David recognised there was a limited amount of postgraduate short-course education available in Australia with a practical, hands on focus to treating musculoskeletal conditions, and because he loved courses so much, became involved in organising and co-ordinating courses for manual therapists to assist in their development of assessment and treatment skills.

David has interests in surfing, snowboarding, mountain bike riding, karate, strength training, is an avid reader, and has also taught meditation and relaxation.