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Standards of Proficiency

These standards are, amongst other criteria, the basis against which complaints made against a Sports Therapist are assessed.

The Standards as laid out in this document cover:-
Professional autonomy and accountability
Professional relationships

The skills required for the application of practice:
Identification and assessment of injury and risk factors associated with participation in exercise and competitive and/or recreational sport.
Formulation and delivery of plans and strategies for meeting sports and exercise injury prevention, management and rehabilitation needs.
Critical evaluation of the impact of, or response to, the therapist’s actions.

Knowledge, understanding and skills.
This document sets out the standards of proficiency that form the minimum benchmark requirement for Member status of The Society of Sports Therapists, to be applied from 1st July 2008.

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