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  Clinical Exercise Physiology MSc

Northumbria University    Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 Year Full Time / 2 Years Part Time
Biological Sciences (4) Medicine (26)

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Are you passionate about improving people's health through exercise? Look no further than the Clinical Exercise Physiology MSc at Northumbria University. This program will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to assess, diagnose, and rehabilitate individuals with chronic diseases and disabilities. With a focus on exercise as a preventive and treatment measure, you'll learn about the physiological factors associated with diseases and how to design personalized exercise programs. The course offers practical experience in clinical and community settings, and our state-of-the-art facilities ensure you gain hands-on skills highly sought after by employers. Join us and become a master of clinical exercise physiology!

About the course

Become a Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology. Discover the science and applied research approaches needed to study acute and chronic adaptations to exercise, understand physiologic functional capacity in healthy individuals and the diagnosis and rehabilitation of those with chronic disease and disability.

Northumbria’s Clinical Exercise Physiology course will focus on the use of exercise for assessment, prevention, and treatment in a number of diseases and clinical conditions. During this course you will develop an understanding of the physiological factors associated with diseases and the underlying aetiology and pathophysiology of diseases. Our Clinical Exercise Physiology MSc will prepare you to be able to improve a person’s physical status and quality of life through individualised assessment, exercise prescription and behaviour change interventions in the dual context of clinical pathology (acute and chronic) and enhancement of daily living activities. You will also gain insight into how to interpret research and guidelines and understand how to design and conduct research in accordance with good clinical practices. 

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a related subject area such as sport science, physical education, or physiotherapy, or an honours degree in another discipline which includes anatomy and physiology. Work experience in a relevant field and/or a professional qualification may also be considered.

If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how your qualifications compare to the standard entry criteria, by selecting the country that you received the qualification in, from our country pages.

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