Teesside University

801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2019
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018

Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

**Summary**: Strategies for optimal rehabilitation to aid return to function are important for elite sport, recreational activity and health. **Course details**: Our outstanding facilities include fully-equipped physio and biomechanics labs, an environmental chamber and a state-of-the-art hydrotherapy pool. On this course you will develop the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to recognise associated risks; assess and treat injury and implement appropriate rehabilitation programmes for sport, exercise and health. These include planning, implementing and interpreting preparticipation screening, identifying predisposing factors to musculoskeletal injury and health. You learn essential skills in specialist sport laboratories, collecting, interpreting and reporting on fitness data. You also have the opportunity to obtain additional vocational awards in fitness instruction (for a small additional fee). You are required to complete a CPD portfolio which is an integral part of the programme to enhance your employability skills and help you to meet professional body requirements. **After the course**: The course gives you a clear pathway towards a career in sports therapy, sports rehabilitation and related fields. It provides you with excellent career prospects within the fields of rehabilitation, sport, health and exercise. Through registration with governing bodies, students can seek careers specifically within the National Health Service, Ministry of Defence and numerous sports environments. Graduates will have the required skillset to be autonomous healthcare practitioners specialising in musculoskeletal management, exercise-based rehabilitation and fitness.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-17
  • Location
    Teesside University,Middlesbrough
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Hons)/BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-16
  • Location
    Teesside University,Middlesbrough