Sports Biomechanics in Injury Academic Credits

Location Distance Learning
Course Start October
Application To apply for this module please click here
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences

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.

Module Outline

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.

The module flyer is available here (PDF, file size: 203.28KB)

Contact

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