Sports Biomechanics in Injury


The primary aim of this module is to focus on how the athlete and sports performer differ in their presenting pathology and management to that of a standard injury. The content of the module will cover the following areas, but will concentrate on sports injuries and management. Principles of Sports Biomechanics in relation to Injury Management, The Principles of Rehabilitation, Principles of Injury Prevention, Mechanisms of Injury.

The role and practice of sports therapist, The role and practice of a sports physician. The Internal and External factors associated with Sports injury. By investigating these areas the student will developing an holistic approach to managing injuries presented by sports performers.

Academic credits
Delivery method
Distance learning

10 weeks

Start date

September 2023 - Date TBC

Health, Science and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

You need to be involved in musculoskeletal practice as an Allied Health professional registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), Sports Therapist or Biomechanist who support Allied Health professionals or a Medical professional.




Dr Helen Branthwaite

Senior Lecturer

Delivering postgraduate clinical biomechanics awards has been at the center of teaching activities for all professionals involved in assessment and management of musculoskeletal conditions.

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