SCHOOLS LECTURES

Lecture A:             Transition Year Programme

Lecture B:              Getting Through the Exams

Lecture C:             Children’s Posture / Back Care Lecture

Lecture D:             Young Children’s Talk

Lecture E:             Children’s Exercise Class

Lecture F:             Children’s P.E. Class

Lecture G:             Parents Posture and Back care lecture

 

ADULT / COACH  LECTURES

Lecture G:              Flexibility Lecture

Lecture H:              Flexibility / Core Stability Lecture

Lecture I:              Adults Posture, Back and Neck care lecture

 

PLAYER TALKS & PROGRAMMES

Lecture J:               Club / Player Flexibility Lecture

Lecture K:               Flexibility / Core Stability Lecture

Lecture L:               Winter Training Programme

 

(1) SCHOOLS LECTURES

Lecture A:             Transition Year Programme

Duration:               Course of 3 – 6 interactive talks (his can be arranged to suit the school time table) The content can be reduced to shorten course if required

Content:               week 1             Lecture on anatomy and posture

                              week 2             Posture practical class, Preparing for Leaving Cert Study

                              week 3:            Correct Stretching for Sport and Relaxation techniques for Study

                              week 4             Injury Prevention

                              Week 5            Strengthening Exercises to support spine

                              Week 6            Use of Exercise Balls

Cost:                      €100 per lecture

Suitability:            Transition years or any second level class

Number:                Maximum of 30 in a class, preferably 20

Requirements:     Written consent from parents to take part in class to allow the therapist to teach exercises

                              Large floor area with enough space for each student to lie on the floor

                              Desks to sit on

 

Lecture B:              Getting Through The Exams

Duration:               1 1/2 to 2 hour programme

Content:                Relaxation during study – how to relief stress, prevent headaches, revive the mind

                               Preventing Back, neck, shoulder and arm pain during the exams and pre exam time

                               Setting up your study area

 

Lecture C:             Children’s Posture / Back Care Lecture

Duration:              1 hour

Content:                Show and describe the spine and discs

                              Good and bad postures

                              Round Shoulders

                              Avoiding neck problems

                              Headaches

                              School bags

Cost:                     €100

Suitability:            1st – 6th class or Secondary school pupils

Number:               Up to 60 maximum

Requirements:     Preferably desks to sit on, or else chairs

 

Lecture D:             Young Children’s Talk

Duration:              30 minutes

Content:                Show spine

                              Describe curves in back

                              Good Posture

                              School Bags

Cost:                     €50

                              If more than one talk A is required to cope with numbers then the cost of this talk will be

                              waivered

Suitability:            Junior Infants – 2nd Class

Number:               Up to 60

Requirements:     Chairs / desks to sit on

 

Lecture E:             Children’s Exercise Class

Duration:               Course of 3 x 1 hour interactive talks

Content:                week 1:            Correct Stretching for Sport

                              Week 2            Strengthening Exercises to support spine

                              Week 3            Use of Exercise Balls

Cost:                      €200

Suitability:            5th and 6th class (maybe 4th class)

Number:                Maximum of 30 in a class, preferably 20

Requirements:     Written consent from parents to take part in class to allow the therapist to teach exercises

                              Large floor area with enough space for each child to lie on the floor

 

Lecture F:             Children’s P.E. Class

Duration:              Course of 6 x 1 hour exercise classes, i.e. the above class extended to allow for progression

                              Of exercises over a number of weeks.

                              At the end the teacher should be in a position to continue the classes with the children.

Cost:                     €400

Requirements:     This class would involve purchasing exercise balls of suitable sizes for the children.

                              Wobble boards may also be required.

 

Lecture G:             Parents Posture and Back care lecture

Duration:                          1 ½ – 2 hours lecture

Content:                            Describe anatomy of spine

                                          Explain good posture

                                          Explain Core Stability

Cost:                                 €100

Suitability:                        Adults / Parents / parents with their children

Number:                           any number

The amount of practical will depend on the number attending – the less people the more practical the session.

Requirements:                 Large airy room

NB: There will be an additional fee to cover milage if school / club is a long distance away

 

(2) ADULT / COACH  LECTURES

Lecture H:                        Flexibility Lecture

Duration:                          1 ½  hour semi practical session

Content:                            Types of stretching

                                          Reasons for stretching

                                          Warm up / cool down

                                          Good and harmful stretching techniques

Cost:                                 €100

Suitability:                        Adults / Coaches /Teachers / Trainers

Number:                           up to 30

Requirements:                 Space to allow everyone to lie on the floor

 

Lecture I:                        Flexibility / Core Stability Lecture

Duration:                          2 ½ hours semi practical session

Content:                            Types of stretching

                                          Reasons for stretching

                                          Warm up / cool down

                                          Good and harmful stretching techniques

                                          Introduction to Core Stability

                                          Injury prevention through Core Stability

Cost:                                 €150

Suitability:                        Adults / Coaches /Teachers / Trainers

Number:                           up to 30

Requirements:                 Space to allow everyone to lie on the floor

 

 Lecture J:                        Adults Posture, Back and Neck care lecture

Duration:                          1 ½ – 2 hours lecture

Content:                            All as for Lecture G but with emphasis on adults

Cost:                                 €150

Suitability:                        Adults / Parents

Number:                           any number

The amount of practical will depend on the number attending – the less people the more practical the session.

Requirements:                 Large airy room

NB: There will be an additional fee to cover milage if school / club is a long distance away

(3) PLAYER TALKS & PROGRAMMES

 

Lecture K:                         Club / Player Flexibility Lecture

Duration:                          1 ½  hour practical session

Content:                           Types of stretching

                                          Reasons for stretching

                                          Warm up / cool down

                                          Good and harmful stretching techniques

Cost:                                 €100

Suitability:                        Adults / Coaches /Teachers / Trainers / Players

Number:                           up to 30

Requirements:                 Space to allow everyone to lie on the floor

 

 Lecture L:                       Flexibility / Core Stability Lecture

Duration:                          2 ½ hours semi practical session

Content:                            Types of stretching

                                          Reasons for stretching

                                          Warm up / cool down

                                          Good and harmful stretching techniques

Introduction to Core Stability

Injury prevention through Core Stability

Cost:                                 €150

Suitability:                        Adults / Coaches /Teachers / Trainers / Players

Number:                           up to 30

Requirements:                 Space to allow everyone to lie on the floor

 

Lecture M:                       Winter Training Programme

Duration:                          6 x 1 ½ hour practical session

Content:                            (Types of stretching / Reasons for stretching / Warm up / cool down

                                          Good and harmful stretching techniques / Introduction to Core Stability

Injury prevention through Core Stability) all of these will be discussed throughout the programme.

Practical circuits focusing on Core Stability / flexibility / coordination will be progressed over the course of the programme, with coaches continuing the programme between visits from the physiotherapist.

Cost:                                 €100 per session

Suitability:                        Players (any age but preferably 14 – 21 age group)

Number:                           up to 30

Requirements:                 Space to allow everyone to lie on the floor, mats, exercise balls, wobble boards, tables or benches, footballs