Sports Injury Management at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS

Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University)

Sports Injury Management (Taught)

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Course summary

Refine your expertise so that you can help athletes to recover from injury and also maintain the health of the general public. This course will provide you with the range of skills required to respond to a growing number of challenging developments within sport, such as dealing with an increasingly ageing population wanting to be physically active. You will understand the process of an injury audit to identify risk factors and learn how to implement an evidence-based treatment plan that minimises the chance of re-injury. You will study rehabilitation strategies and return to play assessments, and you will explore the emergent field of prehabilitation in order to prevent as well as treat injuries. You will gain practical experience of assessing, treating and supporting individuals from a variety of sporting disciplines, enabling you to accurately evaluate and attend to injuries, as well as help clients avoid future physical discomfort and damage. Using our modern rehabilitation labs and extensive sporting facilities, you will develop the ability and confidence to manage an individual's physical wellness, no matter their ability or age. As a student on this course, you will join a research-led academic community in the subject area of therapeutic and rehabilitation sciences. Find out more You will gain practical skills that you can apply straight away, whether you work or volunteer in sports, or are looking for your first job in the field. Our Sports Volunteer Programme has excellent links with professional sporting clubs and fitness initiatives, and you'll have the chance to maximise your learning by taking up additional experience opportunities offered through this. You'll be taught by staff who are practising sports and exercise therapists with a huge amount of expertise and professional links. As a student on this course, you will join a research-led academic community in the subject area of rehabilitation sciences. Why study Sports Injury Management at Leeds Beckett University...

  • Refine your expertise to help athletes recover from injury and maintain the health of the general public
  • Gain practical experience of assessing, treating and supporting individuals from a variety of sporting disciplines
  • Be among the first students to take advantage of the university’s new state-of-the-art Carnegie School of Sport building
  • Take advantage of our sport volunteering opportunities, which have previously included global events such as the Olympics, World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games


Core Modules:

  • Epidemiology & Sports Trauma Management
  • Neuromuscular Biomechanics
  • Evidence-Based Practice in Sports Physiology
  • Sports Injury Management & Rehabilitation (part-time option only)
  • Clinical Decision Making in Sport (part-time option only)
  • Clinical Exercise Testing & Prescription (part-time option only)

Entry requirements

Applicants should have either a medical degree from a recognised university; at least an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in the cognate subjects or physiotherapy, sports therapy or osteopathy. Other allied health professionals interested will be considered on a case by basis. Professional requirements: You must provide evidence in your application of the following as appropriate for your profession: Current unrestricted medical registration certificate (e.g. GMC); registered osteopath and paid up member of GOsC (general osteopathic council); or registration certificate with the Health Care Professions Council or Society of Sports therapist / BASRAT. Applicants for this course are not usually interviewed. Therefore, it is important you demonstrate evidence of the following in your personal statement: A high level of interest in sport and exercise related health care; evidence of work experience in a sporting environment; evidence of excellent communication skills; evidence of self-directed study; evidence of the ability to work as part of a team; evidence of the ability to integrate information and skills across different subject areas; evidence of recent personal/academic development (normally within the past 5 years). All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum 6.5 in each component) or equivalent.

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Sports Injury Management at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS