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.
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.
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.
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.
Fees, costs and funding
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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
Our partnership with Truro and Penwith College
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Partner college open days
This course is run at one of our partner colleges. Open days are held at the college and more details of these can be found on the college website. You'll find contact details below, on this page.
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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