Injury Rehabilitation & Exercise Therapy
This course will give added skills in the appropriate management and rehabilitation of athletes suffering from sporting Injuries and other conditions. These may include traumatic injuries and the broad ranging effects of overuse. The course aims to provide you with the knowledge and skills to be able to assess the effects of sports injuries on the musculo-skeletal system and physical performance, and to be able to prescribe exercise programmes for effective correctional and rehabilitation purposes.
We will take you through a structured approach of each stage of rehabilitation towards normal daily, and on to full competitive activity. Consideration will be given to a range of sporting conditions including traumatic and overuse, plus the appropriate management of athletes to help achieve a full recovery by restoring all aspects of physical fitness including tensile strength, flexibility, normal movement patterns, endurance, power, proprioception, skills and speed.
All components of performance will be examined and a system of functional progressions utilised to ensure athletes are tested and fully prepared for a return to sport. A range of therapeutic exercises and drills may be prescribed to help an athlete attain full functional fitness, as well as help prevent injuries and other conditions recurring.
Our Level 4 Diploma students will already be familiar with the principles of injury rehabilitation and we look forward to exploring in greater depth to broaden your knowledge and skills still further.
This course forms a compulsory Module towards our Level 5 Advanced Practitioner Award, or may be taken as CPD.
You must have a Level 4 (or equivalent) qualification and be able to demonstrate skills and experience assessing and providing immediate treatment for injuries before enrolling on this course. This will enable you to assess progress when forming rehabilitation programmes, helping your clients regain full fitness and high levels of performance.
Some pre-course reading will be provided to help revise and prepare for the practical training. You must be physically able to do the work, have good communication skills and be at least 18 years old.
The fee for this 3 Day Module is £400 including V.A.T. at the current rate. You may attend this course as part of our Higher Diploma in Sports Therapy Course, or for Continuing Professional Development (CPD). If you are attending the course as CPD (24 credits), you will be required to pay the full course fee when applying.
There are 6 modules combining to form our Higher Diploma in Sports Therapy Award, plus a Clinical Assessment – for details and all course fees, please see our Sports Therapy Award.
Loyalty & Other Discounts
If you are already a student of our full Level 3 Certificate or Level 4 Diploma courses you will be entitled to a discount of 25% as part of our Customer Loyalty Scheme and a further discount if you select to do all modules on our Sports Therapy course.
Please contact us for discount terms for booking more than one person. Note: you may use only one available discount for each course.
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