This module will enable students to interpret the pathophysiology of a range of sports injuries by mechanism of injury, anatomical region and tissue type. The module develops the students' ability to relate the mechanism of injury to the pathology of sports injuries. Students will cover basic the management of injuries, this will include when to refer and the initial treatment.
Private Study: 128
Contact Hours: 22
Not available as an elective module.
Method of assessment
• In-Course Test (45 minutes) – 20%
• Essay (2,000 words) – 80%
* Both assessments must be passed at 40% or above to pass the module.
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On successfully completing the module students will be able to:
1. Know and describe the common injuries across a variety of sports and their mechanism of injury.
2. Identify and recognise the signs and symptoms of common injuries.
3. Explain the healing process and basic management of common injuries.
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Credit level 4. Certificate level module usually taken in the first stage of an undergraduate degree.
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