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Sports Therapy Level: Higher Education - Foundation Degree Higher Education How long is the coursetraining? This is a two-year, full-time course. What will I be doing on the coursetraining? Sports therapy is becoming increasingly popular, not only in the treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries but also as part of the developing health and fitness industry. This programme integrates academic learning and the development of practical skills to an advanced level. There is a strong emphasis on practical experience and a range of activities that encourage an understanding of well-established principles and practical side. The focus is on the inception of an injury through to rehabilitation, with underpinning knowledge of applied scientific aspects such as anatomy, physiology and biomechanics. Key components Research and study skills Exercise physiology Anatomy and physiology Anatomy for Sports Therapists Safety and Injury Foundations in sports psychology Sports massage techniques Professional Practice Sports injuries and rehabilitation Fitness testing and programming Applied anatomy and physiology Health and Development Research project Biomechanics Associated professional accreditations: The Society of Sports Therapists. This course is currently being developed and is subject to approval by the University College Plymouth St Mark & St John. CourseTraining Code: UCAS: BC36 FdScSMT Where do I studytrain? Hele Road What are the entry requirements? As from 2009: You will need 160 UCAS tariff points (minimum) from AS, A2 or AVCE programmes, BTEC National DiplomaCertificate, GNVQ Advanced, an appropriate NVQ at level 3, an Access qualification or other qualifications deemed equivalent to the above. What can I do after this coursetraining? This course is accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists (SST). You could progress to UCP Marjon and study the BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy. What key skills will I do? None specified What residentialwork experience is there? The opportunity for a residential experience will be made available. What faculty is the coursetraining in? Sport, Leisure and Tourism How to Apply? Most people apply through UCAS for all our full-time Higher Education courses. How do I study the coursetraining and how will I be assessed? You will learn through lectures, seminars, practical sessions, lab sessions and group work. The majority of the course is assessed through written reports, presentations, practical sessions, case studies and seminars. There are some timed assessments. What facilities are there? You will have access to a learning resource centre. There is a refectory in the Hele Building. What will the coursetraining cost me? The full-time fee in 2010-11 is ?1,890 per year. For more information about fees please click here. Additional costs: None specified Previous students' views: Coming soon...

Sports Therapy Level: Higher Education - Foundation Degree Higher Education How long is the coursetraining? This is a two-year, full-time course. What will I be doing on the coursetraining? Sports therapy is becoming increasingly popular, not only in the treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries but also as part of the developing health and fitness industry. This programme integrates...

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