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Loughborough College

Sport and Exercise Therapy

UCAS Code: ST01

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

• GCSE Maths Grade C/Grade 4 or above and GCSE English Language Grade C/Grade 4 or above Or • Equivalent Level 2 Functional Skills in Numeracy and Communications Plus

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112

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

This highly practical 3 year degree course validated by Loughborough University provides students with the opportunity to learn the knowledge and practical skills required to assess, manage and treat injuries in a sport and exercise setting. The varied nature of this provides students with essential clinical skills in diagnosing, treating and rehabilitating injured participants. As the course is accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists, graduates will have the opportunity to become an accredited member of the society by demonstrating professionally recognised standards of knowledge and competence during their studies.

The BSc (Hons) Degree in Sport and Exercise Therapy has been designed to meet the following :

• To develop comprehensive knowledge of Sport and Exercise Therapy
• To develop an analytical, critical and reflective approach to Sport and Exercise Therapy
• To promote an understanding of the multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary approaches to Sport and Exercise Therapy
• To enhance students employability and career preparation by establishing the practical skills, techniques, and methods required by Sport and Exercise Therapy practitioners
• To promote good practice as a Sport and Exercise Therapist in clinical, laboratory and field based settings
• To have an understanding of professional behaviour, knowledge of practical problems, awareness of health and safety, and duty of care towards clients
• To establish an understanding of the roles of related practitioners and regulatory organisations, including the Society of Sports Therapists

Modules

Year 1: Research & Academic Skills, Foundations of Sport & Exercise Science, Anatomy & Physiology, for Sport and Exercise Therapists, Sports Massage, Introduction to Exercise Therapy & Introduction to Sports Therapy.
Year 2: Research Methods, Strength & Conditioning, Sport & Exercise Rehabilitation, Clinical Joint Assessment and Manual Therapy, Therapeutic Modalities and Sports Trauma, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, , Sports Science for Sport and Exercise Therapists.
Year 3 - Research Project, Advanced Manual Therapy, Sport and Exercise Therapy Placement, Strength & Conditioning Training.
Optional Modules: Advanced Topics in Exercise & Health Physiology, Performance Nutrition, Advanced Topics in Physical Activity & Health Promotion, Advanced Topics in Sports Biomechanics and Performance Physiology.

Assessment methods

Assessments include a range of exams, essays, projects, presentations and reports. Such diversity allows you to experience and refine various academic and professional skills to prepare for your next steps.

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Department:

Sport, Leisure and Tourism

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