This course will further the knowledge, skills and abilities of sports rehabilitators, sport therapists, physiotherapists and other allied health professionals currently working in the area of sports injury rehabilitation and prevention.
This is the only exercise rehabilitation masters in Europe which is recognised by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) through their education recognition programme. The online theoretical content includes lectures from some of the worlds leading experts. The contact “in university” sessions are applicable immediately to professional practice and involve a high practical content.
• This programme will give you the opportunity to take a lead role in sports injury rehabilitation
• Theoretical content is delivered entirely online so you can study at a time convenient to you
• High practical content means you’ll develop the skills that will impress employers
Visit the website: http://www.salford.ac.uk/pgt-courses/sports-injury-rehabilitation
This programme is aimed at a wide range of sports professionals including strength and conditioning coaches, sport science graduates, physiotherapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, sports therapists and sports rehabilitators, sport medical physicians and physical education teachers.
This is the only exercise rehabilitation masters in Europe which is recognised by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) through their education recognition programme. The online theoretical content includes lectures from some of the world’s leading experts. The contact “in university” sessions are applicable immediately to professional practice and involve a high practical content.
The MSc programme is offered as either a full-time or part-time programme. Please note: international applicants are only able to apply for the full-time route).
The full time course runs over three academic semesters (October through to September the following year), whilst giving you the chance to exit with the following awards:
• Postgraduate Certificate: completion of one module
• Postgraduate Diploma: completion of two modules
• Masters: completion of two modules plus a dissertation
In order to achieve an award of MSc Sports Injury Rehabilitation you must successfully complete the modules Rehabilitation of Musculoskeletal Injuries and Injury Prevention and Performance Management, along with producing a thesis for the dissertation module.
• Workshops (3 days per module, per semester)
These are interactive, discursive, reflective, participatory, collaborative and practice related and employ a variety teaching and learning methods. As the programme progresses these will become progressively more student led, with you presenting case studies for peer and tutor review.
• Individual Scholarly Activity
Self directed learning, personal reflection, practice based application and reflection, including peer and tutor review.
• Distance Learning Resources
Delivery of supporting resources such as study guides and lecture material online. Facilitated group work, including tutor and peer evaluation are a key component of this course.
• Personal Tutor and Peer Support
To provide an academic, practice based and personal support mechanism alongside facilitated networking.
• Rehabilitation of Musculoskeletal Injuries
• Injury Prevention and Performance Measurement
Assessment methods will vary depending on the module, they includes:
• Case Studies (written and oral presentations)
• Viva vocé
• Literature review
• Practical assessments
• Journal articles (research reports written in the format of a journal article)
• Research proposal
Take a lead role in sports injury rehabilitation with this practice-based course and make a difference to your clients with higher level skills. You’ll also learn how to conduct research and then apply it to the real world, with numerous students successfully publishing their research in peer reviewed journals.
How to apply: http://www.salford.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/applying
BSc (Hons) graduates with an appropriate sports injury related subject area (Physiotherapy, Sports Rehabilitation, Sports Therapy, Osteopathy, Chiropractic, Sports Medicine Physician). Prospective students will normally be required to have achieved a 2.1 Honours Degree, but consideration will be given to students with a 2.2 Honours Degree with appropriate experience and satisfactory references.