All modules are compulsory.
- Engaging with learning: Personal and professional development
- Introduction to sport, exercise and health psychology
- Anatomy and physiology for sport and exercise sciences
- Functional anatomy for sport therapy and rehabilitation
- Soft tissue theory
- Musculoskeletal assessment
- Research methods and analysis in sport and health sciences
- Work based learning
- Injury treatment modalities
- Principles of exercise, coaching and rehabilitation
- Manual therapy of the spine
- Pathology and clinical reasoning
- Honours project
- Injury biomechanics
- Strength training, conditioning and rehabilitation
- Diagnostic, rehabilitation and injury management
- Sport therapy - clinical experience
- RFU Immediate in Care Sport Course
We are renowned for producing excellent vocationally focused graduates. This course prepares students to work as exercise professionals in preventative and rehabilitative treatment for the National Health Service (NHS). It equips them for careers as clinical demonstrators, as performance specialists with professional sports clubs and governing bodies and as rehabilitation specialists both the private and public sectors, working in sports clubs and sports injury clinics. Our students are also well prepared for a number of roles with the Armed Forces.
Also following this course students are eligible for further study. Students could progress to an MSc such as our own MSc Sport & Exercise Psychology, a PhD or train as a teacher with a Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE).
This course is lead by Sarah Catlow. She has extensive practical background in sport injury management and injury prevention and leads the course with passion and enthusiasm.