Students will work in small groups and develop a written appraisal and a video demonstration of one assessment or treatment technique relevant to a chosen musculoskeletal condition of the lower limb or lower back.
The written component will be a maximum of 1,500 words including in-text referencing, tables and figures. The written component will include a background/introduction to the assessment or treatment technique, an appraisal of the current literature describing the technique, and a conclusion. Referencing must follow the APA format.
The video should demonstrate the chosen assessment or treatment technique, and include commentary explaining how to perform the technique (e.g. hand placement direction of force) and how to interpret the potential findings, both positive and negative. The video must not exceed 4 minutes.
Students will be allocated to groups by the end of week 3, and the submission is due in week 7.
Weighting: 30% of your final mark.
Format:You are required to use a standardised format.
Word Count: Maximum word count is 1500 words including in-text referencing, tables and figures.
Referencing: American Psychological Association (APA) Referencing Style
Submission Instructions: Online submission through Moodle
Policies and Procedures: The CQUniversity Assessment of Coursework Procedures policy (for centrally timetabled examinations) applies to all assessment items in this unit. The monitoring of attendance will take into consideration legitimate reasons for absence, as outlined in the aforementioned CQUniversity Assessment of Coursework Procedures policy, and these will not be counted as absence for the purpose of this attendance requirement.