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City College Plymouth

Sports Therapy and Injury Rehabilitation

UCAS Code: C604

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

Entry requirements


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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

Injuries are an unwelcome yet somewhat inevitable aspect of professional and competitive sport. Accredited by the Sports Therapy Organisation (STO), this course helps you develop the skills to succeed in all areas of injury management and athlete care. You will practise and develop your skills through our supervised student led sports injury clinic. You will be trained by industry specialists to broaden understanding of the various roles.

Modules

The course includes the following subjects: Year 1, anatomy of human movement, sports massage and manual therapy, pathophysiology of sports injuries, clinical assessment of sports injuries, treatment and management of sports injuries, strength and conditioning and injury prevention. Year 2, functional anatomy for Sports Therapy, Sports Therapy clinical practice, advanced manual therapy and injury management, injury rehabilitation and reconditioning, sports nutrition (optional module), emergency trauma and pitchside management (optional module). Benefits: opportunities to treat professional athletes, opportunities to work overseas with European partners, membership of the Sports Therapy Organisation (STO).

Assessment methods

Assessment will be through a mixture of practical assessments, in-class tests, coursework (essays and reports), presentations and seminars.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£7,450
per year
England
£7,450
per year
EU
£7,450
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,450
per year
Scotland
£7,450
per year
Wales
£7,450
per year

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City College Plymouth

Department:

Visitor Economy, Public Services and Sport

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