- 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
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 a masters degree, a PhD or train as a teacher with a Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE).
Our teaching team comprises with a multi-disciplinary professions including sports therapist, chartered physiotherapist, exercise scientist, biomechanist, exercise physiologist and strength and conditioning experts. Our BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy course is led by Sarah Catlow, Dr Gary Shum, Sarah Martin, Dr Leanne Sawle and Victoria Evans. Our enthusiastic multi-disciplinary team of sport professionals offers rich experience and knowledge to all students on our sports therapy course. Their research specialisms include musculoskeletal biomechanics, rehabilitation, ultrasound imaging, kinesiology taping, sports injury and management, lower limb muscle asymmetry and injury prevention.