Video: What does it take to be a sports physiotherapist at the Olympic Games?

Video: What does it take to be a sports physiotherapist at the Olympic Games?

Maria Constantinou PhD shares her experience as a sports physiotherapist at the Sydney and Athens Summer Olympic Games and the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games in her interview with Rachael Lowe of Physiopedia.

Not only does Maria have extensive experience working at some of the world’s biggest sporting events, she is a Senior Lecturer at the Australian Catholic University, an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Griffith University, and co-author of the book Therapeutic Taping for Musculoskeletal Conditions, 1st Edition.

In this interview, Maria talks about the most important competencies for a sports physiotherapist and shares her knowledge of the use of therapeutic taping for musculoskeletal conditions.

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Monica TanakaPhysiopedia news by: Monica Tanaka

Monica is our Physiospot Editor. She is a trained journalist with a keen interest in the physiotherapy profession. As Physiospot Editor, Monica explores stories and physiotherapy news for us with fresh eyes. She is a science and health communicator with experience implementing strategic communications in the not-for-profit, academic, and public sectors. Thanks to physiotherapists, Monica has kept up her love of cross-country skiing and cycling over the years.

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