Teesside University

151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018
601–800 th
World 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: 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 will also examine the psychological factors that accompany an injury and can affect performance and adherence to rehabilitation. After the course: The BSc Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation course gives you a clear pathway towards a career in sports therapy, sports rehabilitation and related fields. This course is the only one of its kind in England to be accredited by both the Sports Therapy Organisation and BASRaT. Having accreditation by two governing bodies 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 (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Teesside University,Middlesbrough