Glyndwr University

BSc (Hons) Sports Injury Rehabilitation

Why choose this course?

This Sports Injury Rehabilitation degree will prepare you for the integrated sports and injury rehabilitation field and more focused environments such as sports teams and health promotion. You'll focus on the wider variables and impact of sports injuries and the importance of having a person-centred approach to care/treatment modalities.

You will:

  • Explore the physiological, psychological, cultural and social factors that impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals.
  • Consideration of the importance of motivational interviewing/communication.
  • Develop skills in workload management and professionalism to optimise client care.
  • Be able to practice safely, competently and confidently to ensure they meet the exacting standards of becoming a Graduate Sports Rehabilitator (BASRaT).
  • Be adaptable and responsive to the changing climate of sports rehabilitation.

Entry Requirements

  • The academic requirements for the course are 112 UCAS tariff points at GCE A-level or equivalent.  You must have 5 GCSEs including English/Welsh (First Language), Maths and Science at grade C/4 or above.
  • In addition to the academic entry requirements, all applicants whose first language is not English or Welsh must demonstrate English language proficiency (evidence of good command of written and spoken English to IELTS 6.0 is required).

Career Prospects

Following completion of this course, graduates may go on to pursue a career in the following areas: 

  • Professional Sports Clubs
  • Self-employment in the private sector
  • Partnership in a clinic or practice that offers Physiotherapy, Sports Rehab/Sport Therapy services
  • Working as a healthcare or wellbeing practitioner
  • Exercise rehabilitation roles in the Armed Forces
  • Teaching
  • Studying a PhD or Master’s degree

Course Details

Key course features

  • Accredited by the British Association of Sport Rehabilitators (BASRaT)
  • Discover the skills required by a practitioner working within the areas of health and fitness on this inspiring course.
  • The course places emphasis on gaining practical experience. It draws on existing and exciting partnerships with professional sports personnel, health partner organisations and appropriate professional bodies.
  • Study in a British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences (BASES) accredited laboratory.
  • You’ll develop a clinical approach to therapeutic methods to treat musculoskeletal injuries. The course considers injury and rehabilitation; from Injury prevention to rehabilitation.
  • Placements feature in each year of study, with a minimum of 50 hours (observational) in year 1, 150 hours in year 2 and 200 hours in year 3.

YEAR 1 (LEVEL 4)

Sports Injury & MSK Assessment
Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
Introduction to Research Skills
Sports Massage
Common Neuromusculoskeletal Injuries and Conditions
Professional Practise and Communications

YEAR 2 (LEVEL 5)

Functional Rehabilitation 1
Injury Treatment Modalities
Functional Rehabilitation 2
Psychology: Enhancing Performance
Applied Exercise Physiology
Academic Discovery – Building Strong Research Ideas

YEAR 3 (LEVEL 6)

Advanced Rehabilitation & Management
Integrated Clinical Practice in Sports
Clinical Reasoning
Integrated Sport and Clinical Practice
Independent Discovery

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