Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association

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Athletic Therapy Job Postings

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Athletic Therapist - Staff Therapist Position

Job Description:

• Conduct initial baseline assessments of employees.
• Analyze physical demands of participant’s job and individual risk for injury
• Lead exercise classes for groups of 1 or more participants – includes warm up, conditioning and mobility work based on individual assessments.
• Complete WCB reports as requested.
• Adhoc reports/metrics.
• Data entry, data analysis as required.
• Case documentation and program planning based on assessments.
• Scheduling of appointments.
• Work with clients individually or in groups.
• Minimum 20 hours to maximum 40 hours per week.


• Certification: CSEP-EP, CAT(C), PT, CSCS, FMS
• Strong knowledge of injury prevention and exercise progressions.
• Combination of education and experience will be considered.
• Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
• Flexible schedule.
• Ability to work days, evenings
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite of Programs
• Strong work ethic.
• Capable of working well in a team or individually.


We thank all candidates for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Winnipeg Wolfpack Football - student or AT

The Winnipeg Wolfpack Women's Tackle Football team competes in the Western Women's Canadian Football League.  This season they're looking for an athletic therapist or enthusiastic students to assist with coverage for practices and games.  If you're interested, please contact the team managers below:

Winnipeg Wolfpack
Women's Tackle Football Team over the age of 16

Practice and Game coverage requested

Season:  May 6th to end of June 2018

Schedule: Practices - 3 days per week
                 Games - May & June (playoffs) - Sunday's with the exception of one Saturday evening each month.  Further details can be provided of a detailed schedule by the contact below.

Travel:  Minimum 1 travel, possibly up to 3 travel games.  Hotel and travel is provided.

Supplies provided by the team

Honorarium is provided and further discussed with contact below.

If interested, please contact Samantha below:
Samantha Houzon, Team Manager, 204-960-0217

Professional Boundaries Seminar - Winnipeg

Multidisciplinary Collaboration of the Manitoba Therapies Group Presents:

Maintaining Professional Boundaries in Healthcare Services

A combined event for members of the Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association (MATA), Manitoba Chiropractors Association (MCA), the Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba (MTAM), the Manitoba Physiotherapy Association (MPA) & the Manitoba Society of Occupational Therapists (MSOT)

SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 2018 | 1:00 TO 4:00 PM
St. Boniface General Hospital, Samuel N. Cohen Auditorium
COST: $20 per person (plus GST)

Highly suggested for newly certified members, students, and all members interested.

A two part speaker series with two of Manitoba's prominent ethics advisors within the WRHA.  With years of experience, they will share their knowledge about professional boundaries in healthcare.  The last half of the series will be a facilitated panel discussion with an ethics representative from each of the therapies associations to discuss common case examples.

Professional boundaries are a growing concern amongst all working professionals.  Ethics cases are on the rise.  This event will assist to provide you with tools to help you maintain those boundaries.

It is a common topic of discussion amongst all healthcare service professions.  A great collaboration of knowledge and facts.  Network with other professionals at this event during the break.

Light snacks and beverages will be provided.

For further details about the keynote speakers, agenda and registration, the official brochure link is below:

In the registration is an email link to submit your name and contact number to sign up.

NOTE - There is a registration maximum for in person registrants and online streaming.  Spots are still available.

On behalf of the Therapies Group, we thank you for your interest in the event and we look forward to hosting future collaborative events

Webinar: Pediatric Concussion Management in Manitoba

Pediatric Concussion Management:
The Manitoba Experience

Thursday, March 15, 2018
12:00 to 1:00 PM CST

Dr. Kelly Russell
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Manitoba

This talk will outline the creation of the Pan Am Concussion Program, Canada’s first provincially funded multidisciplinary pediatric clinic. The talk will describe how the clinical experience has influenced our research priorities and how our research findings have changed clinical practice. Dr. Russell will outline research findings related to health-related quality of life outcomes, mental health outcomes, academic outcomes, targeted treatment, risk factors for protracted recovery, as well as describe current research.

Dr. Kelly Russell completed a PhD in Epidemiology specializing in sport injuries at the University of Calgary. After finishing a postdoctoral fellowship in sport-related brain injuries at St Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, she joined the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Manitoba as an Assistant Professor in September 2012. She is also a research scientist with the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba and the Public Health Director of the Canada North Concussion Network. Her research interests are primarily related to the identification and management of sport-related concussion, predictors of protracted recovery as well as psychosocial outcomes following concussion. She is the 2016 recipient of the Rh Award in Health Sciences, which awards one early career scientist for outstanding contributions to scholarship and research.


MATA Con-Ed - April 29, 2018 - Winnipeg, MB

MATA Con-Ed Presents: 

Advanced Clinical Reasoning & Practical Management of the Low Back, Abdominal Viscera & SI Joint

Do you know how to determine if the low back, visceral referral or SI joints are playing the key role in a clinical presentation? Are you able to differentially diagnose tissue specific injuries?  Would you like to learn more about WHERE to treat, WHAT to treat and WHEN? Are you ready to go to the next level with rapid instructional design and incorporation of proven techniques used by professional athletes top clinicians around the world?

*Space is limited to the first 36 registrants*


Who: You and the Pro Health team improving helping take you from good to great

What: Clinical Reasoning & Practical Integration: Low back & SI and abdominal viscera

When: April 29th, 2018 - 9 am to 5 pm

Where: University of Winnipeg- 400 Spence Street.

Why: You want to continue learning and improving your skills with world class instruction that will  save you money and improve patient outcomes - $200 (includes $150 value - 1 copy of evidence based quick reference clinical textbook series)

Credits:  14 CEU per day

Course Details & Further Information - CLICK HERE
Registration & Payment Links Below

Registration Link 
Payment can be made by either Interac e-transfer or Paypal

Interac e-transfer Instructions:
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Password:  con-edwinnipeg
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Comments:  Course name & Date

PayPal payment can be found on our website page below (bottom or page)

Athletic Therapist Attending

Performance Development Seminar - Speed, Agility, Quickness - Winnipeg

Sport Manitoba is hosting a performance development seminar this Saturday March 10. The Sport Medicine Council is proud to be one of the supporters of guest speaker Cory Kennedy. More information is listed below. Please notify anyone who would be interested in this presentation.

Speed - Agility - Quickness

Saturday, March 10, 2018
9:00am – 12:00pm
Canada Games Sport for Life Centre
Students - $25.00
S & C Professionals - $50.00

Guest speaker, Cory Kennedy is a Strength and Conditioning Coach and Sport Scientist at Canada's Olympic Training Centre in Quebec. He received his bachelor's degree in Physical Education and Health from the University of Toronto (U of T) He played five seasons with U of T football, named captain three times, an East-West Bowl All-Star, and finished as U of T's all-time leader in career receptions. 

Cory completed his Master's in Strength and Conditioning at Edith Cowan University, in Perth, Australia and has been working with Canada’s Olympians since the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Cory also  teaches  and presents both domestically, and internationally. Topics include linear and multi-directional speed, the use of technology in the monitoring process,  strength development, and athlete testing and evaluation.


Sport First Responder Recertification - Winnipeg - April 2018

Sport First Responder Recertification Course

Date:        April 6th  5:00-9:30pm &
                April 7th   8:30am-4:30pm
Location:  U of W Duckworth Centre
Instructor:  Ben Trunzo
Cost:         $300.00 (MATA member); $350.00 (non- MATA members)

First Responder Recert - Athletic Therapists

A last minute First Responder Recert course has been set up by a member:

Date:                  Saturday February 24, 2018
Time:                  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location:            University of Manitoba, Frank Kennedy Centre - room 130


Soft Tissue Release Workshop - Winnipeg

Workshop Details
This practical hands-on workshop is delivered in a unique, learner-centered way. A brief review of the anatomy and physiology of soft tissue, and the changes in tissue resulting from injury, is followed by an explanation of how the application of soft tissue release techniques can achieve positive results quickly and permanently. The two basic movements of STR are taught and then participants move into practical sessions, applying STR techniques to different body areas.

Athletic Therapist - Job Posting

Norfolk Chiropractic Island Lakes - Athletic Therapist Posting

Looking for an enthusiastic, positive Athletic Therapist to join our team. Our office is located in Island Lakes, South Winnipeg.

Member Engagment Submission