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NCA to conduct End-of-Season Web-Conference for physios

The National Cricket Academy will be organizing an End-of-Season 2019-20 Web- Conference for all physiotherapists employed with State Associations.

This is a sequel to the pre-season orientation programme held in October 2019 for State Ranji Physiotherapists to align them with NCA processes of injury management and documentation. The web conference is aimed at presenting and discussing the analysis of injury surveillance data for last season in domestic cricket and comparing the outcomes with international data. This will give an insight into identifying injury risk factors, device risk mitigation strategies and help us improve our standards of care.  

The NCA aims to to achieve the following objectives through the web-conference: 

1. Analyse the injuries in the domestic circuit in the cricket year 2019-20

2. Implement and re-enforce uniform clinical documentation and clinical reasoning and decision making

3. Implementing uniform return to play guidelines in the domestic circuit

4. Motivating and helping State physios plan their professional development to utilise this time well

5. Creating a platform to help everyone voice their suggestions for systems and protocols to be set going forward and gear up for the 'new post Covid 19 normal'

6. Ensuring good medical understanding of Covid 19 and discussing bio safety protocols to be followed during rehab of players

7. Introducing State physios to AMS

Below is the schedule of the Webinar: 
Webinar 1
Day 1, 18th May, Monday

Topics: Injury surveillance, RTP protocol review, Normative data, SOP protocols- In-person rehab at NCA, Tele rehab

Day 2, 25th May, Monday

Topics: Sports Medicine and Covid 19, Injury risk mitigation in sports, Clinical reasoning and decision making

Day 3, 1st June, Monday

Topics: Review MSK screening- Evidence of effectiveness, Covid 19- Impact on rehab services and the way forward

Webinar 2

8th June, Monday

Topic: Athlete Management System Update for Ranji and Senior Women’s physios. 
Regular interactions like such between NCA and state association physiotherapists help create a common platform for research and development as well as provide continuous care to cricketers across various domestic and national tournaments.