Enda King: Athletic Hip & Groin Pain - 2 day course

Third Party Event

Venue SPARC Rathfarnham-Knocklyon
City Dublin
County Dublin
Contact Hours 14
Event Type Course/Workshop
Specialities Musculoskeletal Therapy, Sports Medicine
Presenter Details Enda King PhD MSc combines his roles as a sports physiotherapist, strength and conditioning coach, researcher, and educator through his work with individual athletes and elite teams across a spectrum of sports and disciplines. Currently, he is Head Elite Performance and Development in Aspetar, Doha, Qatar and traveling internationally to work with athletes and professional clubs.
Through his base at the renowned FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence Aspetar, Qatar, Enda combines his clinical and research work through the use of 3D biomechanics and high-level residential rehabilitation to optimise performance and efficient recovery after injury. He has worked with athletes and consulted for teams across a wide variety of disciplines including rugby, football, AFL, NBA, NFL, UFC, boxing, jockeys and GAA. His greatest areas of expertise lies within hip and groin related injury, as well as knee / ACL rehabilitation, and he is committed to performing innovative research to develop robust methods for injury prevention and rehabilitation in elite sport.
Refreshments Included Yes
Free Event No
How to Book Online
Booking Link https://www.sparc.ie/store/education/endaking-hipgroin
Contact Person Catherine
Contact Email [email protected]
Pre Course Requirement No
Student Cost Info Use The Discount Code 'ISCP10' Until February 14th For 10% Off
Date 22 Apr 2023 08:00 - 23 Apr 2023 16:00

The course will discuss the challenges relating to differential diagnosis of the athletic hip and groin and identifying the biomechanical factors that contribute to much of the pain and dysfunction in the area.

The course will cover:

  • Differential Diagnosis of Hip and Groin Pathology

  • Pathomechanics of Hip and Groin Pain

  • Rehabilitation strategies

  • Linear Running Mechanics and Groin Pain

  • Multidirectional Mechanics and Groin Pain

  • RTP decision making and injury prevention

The learning objectives:

  • Accurate Differential Diagnosis and ability to clinically reason multiple symptom sources.

  • understand the interaction of hip morphology with groin pain and differentiate symptomatic pathology from normal findings.

  • understand the factors that drive Athletic groin pain and how to construct a rehabilitation programme focused on the drivers not the anatomical diagnosis.

  • develop exercise prescription and coaching skills to improve the effectiveness of rehabilitation programmes.

  • develop skills in the examination of high level sports specific activities such as sprinting and change of direction and understand their performance and influence on athletic groin pain.


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