Sports Massage (TRUR1239)
In this module students learn the benefits associated with Sports Massage to include the theory and application of specialised sports massage, lymphatic drainage and prescriptive therapy. This module allows the student to develop and plan an effective treatment programme to favourably benefit individual clients and sporting groups.
Osteology and Anatomy (TRUR1240)
The aim of this module is to provide students with an in depth understanding of the structure and function of the skeletal and muscular systems as well as their response to rehabilitation, sport and exercise. A great deal of focus will be aimed at origins and insertions as well as muscular movements and functions.
Sports Injuries & Clinical Practice (TRUR1242)
This module will introduce students to a range of sports injuries in relation to their mycology and osteology. The module will develop skills needed to manage sports injury in a clinical environment. Manual techniques will be covered to equip students with the skill to form an injury diagnosis. Emphasis will be on clinical responses to potential sports related injuries, in line with accrediting body guidelines.
Research Methods (TRUR1243)
This module introduces the concept of scientific method and how this is applied to sport science. It will develop an understanding of quantitative and qualitative techniques and will introduce basic statistical analysis, interpretation, and presentation.
Anatomy & Physiology (TRUR1273)
The aim of this module is to give students an understanding of the structure and function of those systems in the human body that are of direct relevance to sport and exercise.
Introduction to Biomechanics and Human Movement (TRUR1274)
This module will introduce students to a basic range of biomechanical principles concerning force, motion and human movement.
Sports Therapy (TRUR2245)
Students will study a comprehensive range of techniques available to the sports therapist to equip students with all skills needed for professional practice. Emphasis will be placed on development of knowledge and good practice.
This module will provide students with the opportunity to develop an investigation of their own related to the programme. The topic must first be agreed with the module leader, with due reference to ethical and practical considerations, and for those wishing to prepare themselves for progression, with the appropriate programme leader(s).
Applied Movement Analysis (TRUR2250)
This module provides the opportunity to review relevant biomechanical principles and apply an analytical approach to understanding sporting movements, enabling learners to reason about the structures and mechanisms that drive sports injuries. The module has a major focus on returning an athlete to full functional fitness, and ultimately sport performance. Learners will also explore strength and conditioning modalities.
Nutrition for Performance and Rehabilitation (TRUR2275)
This module will provide students with the nutritional knowledge to enable them to advise a wide range of people about their nutrition, which could include elite athletes as well as a variety of special populations. It will also look at how nutrition can play a vital role in rehabilitation of clients and its importance.
Treatment and Management of Injuries (TRUR2276)
This module aims to develop an understanding of the treatment and management of a range of sports injuries in various sporting environments. Students should develop a proficient level of understanding and experience of the anatomical aspects of sporting injuries.
Human Exercise Physiology (TRUR2277)
To develop a thorough understanding of scientific testing and training prescription to enable the student to link exercise physiology theory to practical delivery to develop participants.
Fees, costs and funding
How to apply
Completing this course enables you to progress onto these related courses and programmes with the University of Plymouth at level 5 or level 6, as specifically defined by this programme’s progression agreement.
For further information, including the progression from foundation degree form, please visit https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/business-partners/partnerships/academic-partnerships/study-guide/progression-to-honours-degree
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Partner college open days
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University of Plymouth open days
You are also very welcome to attend a University of Plymouth open day, to get a flavour of the courses you can progress to from a partner college. There will however be limited information on this specific course and college.
Studying with Truro and Penwith College
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