Sporting UpperLimb Serie

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The Sporting UpperLimb is a 5-episode series intended for anyone interested in better understanding how to manage injuries in this region. It includes more than 40 videos of new tests and exercises for athletes! Although it is mainly aimed at sporting injuries, it is applicable to non-sporting scenarios. 5 episodes are:

Episode 1 – Understanding objectivity around the UpperLimb  (7 videos of ex’s and test)

  • Understanding objectivity and kinematics
  • Shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand objectivity
  • Loaded test, performance test and provocation tests

Episode 2. Clinical Management of Sporting Shoulder (10 videos of exercises and test)

  • Diff diagnosis
  • Loaded tests – Qualitative (provocation-alleviation, bands and special tests)
  • Loaded tests – Quantitative (Isotonic, isometric, isokinetic)
  • Management (Dosage, posterior chain, vibration and scapular control)

Episode 3. Clinical Management of Sporting Elbow  (15 videos of exercises and test)

  • Diff diagnosis
  • Loaded tests – Qualitative (Chair lift off, Push-up test, apprehension test, Let stress test)
  • Loaded tests – Quantitative (Hand strength !! What we need exactly !)
  • Management (Dosage, elbow control)

Episode 4.Clinical Management of Sporting hand and wrist  (18 videos exercises and test)

  • Diff diagnosis
  • Loaded tests – Qualitative (Knuckle push-up, Thumping test, Ligaments stress tests)
  • Loaded tests – Quantitative (Power grip, pinch grip, grip and boxe, closed kinetic chain)
  • Management (Hand and wrist loading and stability, vibration and impact)

Episode 5. Complex Case Studies of the UpperLimb

  • Understanding complexity in sport
  • Prognosis and Return to sport (Planning and tissue loading)
  • Dosage
  • Athlete expectations
  • 4 cases studies: 
    • Shoulder: post-viral neural weakness – Volleyball player
    • Elbow: medial tendinopathy – Sprint canoe
    • Wrist: Scaphoid fracture – Goalkeeper
    • Hand: CMC injurie – Boxing

In each episode we refer to the other episodes, creating a considerate link. Although advised as a series, these episodes can also be considered as stand along modules. So, if you fancy some very good UpperLimb CPD, then look no further!

About the Instructor

Ian Gatt MSc OMT MAACP MCSP SRP BSc (Hons)Head of Performance Services & Lead Physiotherapist for GB Boxing – has been a sport physiotherapist for over 20 years, with a considerable time spent managing the sports science and medical services for the Great Britain Boxing program. He has supported diverse athletes on their path to success through multiple Olympic and Commonwealth games, World and European Championships. He also forms part of Team Anthony Joshua (Boxing Olympic and Professional Double World Champion), and other professional boxers, delivering injury reduction and management strategies within a varied multidisciplinary team. Ian is an Upper Limb Injury specialist with the prestigious English Institute of Sport (EIS), providing an advisory role to Olympic and Paralympic Sports, particularly on UpperLimb complex Injuries Further, he offers private specialist consultations on Upper Limb MSK injuries in the UK and Overseas.

Ian is a keen academic having collaborated or reviewed various publications associated with sport injuries and is a PhD candidate in UpperLimb Biomechanics at Sheffield Hallam University (SHU). Ian has a passion for teaching, delivering regularly at workshops, conferences and online platforms on diverse topics linked to Upper Limb sport injuries. He is a regular visiting Lecturer at University College London (UCL), Queen Mary University College London (QMUL), and a guest lecturer with other various institutions.


  1. Understand the role of Objectivity in UpperLimb (UL) sports injuries
  2. What tests and Simple & Cost-effective optionscan be considered for the UL
  3. Appreciate the structures implicit in Sports Injuries for the UL
  4. What tests can be used to enhance our understanding of function
  5. Management Considerations for the UL
  6. Understanding what leads to complexity and what can reduce it
  7. How can we simplify things to ensure better outcomes

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