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Advanced understanding and prevention of human-body physical dysfunctions 

Four-parts course for coaches, personal trainers, and sport science students

By: Gal Kantor

(BSc Physiotherapy, MSc Manual Therapy, HCPC, MCSP, MMACP)


© Gal Kantor 2019 (print and electronic)

The rights of Gal Kantor to be identified as the author of this work has been asserted by him in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988


Part 1

Upper Body

1.1 Neck: Anatomy, common pathologies, and treatment options.

1.2 Shoulder: Anatomy, common pathologies, and treatment options.

1.3 Elbow: Anatomy, common pathologies, and treatment options.

1.4 Wrist, hand: Anatomy, common pathologies, and treatment options.

1.5 Thorax: Anatomy, common pathologies, and treatment options.


Complementary modules - upper body

1.6 Pain mechanism: an explanation of pain physiology, type of pains (nerve, muscle, ligament, bone) and the treatment of pain.

1.7 Clinical reasoning: recognition and differentiation between injuries and their symptoms. 

1.8 Recovery & rehabilitation from surgeries: dealing with and training 

recently operated clients (knees as the main example) 

1.9 Ageing: understanding ageing and the risks/benefits associated with 

exercising ageing clients. 

1.10 Professional athletes: the injuries and safe training of professional athletes, 

differences from the amateur’s treatment approach.


Part 2

Lower Body

2.1 Lower back Anatomy, common pathologies, and treatment options.

2.2 Pelvic: Anatomy, common pathologies, and treatment options.

2.3 Hip: Anatomy, common pathologies, and treatment options.

2.4 Knee: Anatomy, common pathologies, and treatment options.

2.5 Ankle, foot: Anatomy, common pathologies, and treatment options.


Complimentary Modules  - Lower body

2.6 Observation: Observing static and dynamic postural alignment.

2.7 Core muscles: testing deep (stabilizers) and superficial (moving) muscular examination. How to prevent injuries and improving body and sports performance using core muscles.

2.8 Joints manipulation: explaining and demonstrating safe and gentle spinal and joint manipulations, the purpose of manipulation, when (and when not) to refer a client for manipulative treatment and who is best and safe to deliver it effectively and safely.

2.9 Orthotics: knowing whether orthotics are needed or not needed, basic tests to decide, observing gait and useful products.

2.10 Red flags: the recognition and differentiation of common disorders from serious diseases and injuries.


Course main objectives:


The content and material of the course will follow the structure outlined above, but they are still subject to changes or amendments to achieve the course objectives and learning experience.



A diploma of participation will be provided to the participant at the end, towards continual professional development (CPD) accreditation. It will be based on completion of the entire course or for completing the reliving portion of hours or modules blocks, with a diploma of participation provided at the end or also based on partial completion of the course.

Dates and options:

Option 1:

Part 1 of the course will take place as described below:

  1. A total of four Tuesday evening (6pm-8pm) during April 2019 and the same in May 2019, as well as one Saturday Morning (10am-3pm) in April. Exact dates will be published soon.

  2. Option 2: 
    1. Thursday afternoon 2pm-4pm starting on the 8th of April 2019 over six weeks. The exact dates will be published soon.

    2. Option 3:


Introductory ones for either pathway that you prefer:

1.Tuesdays and a Saturday: £150  (upper body course)

2. Thursday 2-4pm: £150 (lower body course)

As for the one-to-one option can have a 10% discount for paying the full amount in advance or you can have the first tutorial block as a free trial.

A total of approximately 12 hours of tutorials will be delivered hours of full tutorial studies.

As places are currently limited, it is recommended that payment is made in advance, in order to secure participation. In case of cancelation prior to the beginning of the course, full payment will be refunded.

Location and contact details:

Gal Kantor - Chartered Physiotherapist

GK Physiotherapy 

13 Newton Place

Glasgow, G3 7PR

To join the entire course or any of the blocks (1-10) please get in touch by clicking hereThe course will be available for a limited amount of spaces!


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GK Physiotherapy
13 Newton Place
G3 7PR

Tel: 0141 353 3057
Mob: 07896 246 503
Email: info@gkphysiotherapy.com