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Sport and Exercise Therapy [with Foundation Year] BSc (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Cambridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Immerse yourself in the world of sport, exercise, injury and rehabilitation. Get hands-on experience in our accredited labs inCambridge, and graduate ready to work as a professional sport therapist.Sport or exercise therapists are a vital cog in the sport medicine teams that work with both professional athletes and incommunities.Our degree course will give you the skills to work with a range of patients with different injuries, using evidence-based practice tobring them back to optimal levels of fitness and performance. All players need professional support pre-, during and postperformance– and sport therapists are the recognised people to work in this space. You're likely to find yourself working atsporting events, dealing with a range of emergencies, and also behind the scenes, bringing athletes back from injury over anumber of weeks or months.But there are opportunities outside of professional sport too. Our course recognises broader national concerns about low levelsof physical activity, and an aging population, leading to increases in incidents of poor health and susceptibility to injury. There'san emerging need for qualified healthcare professionals to work with groups or individuals in rehabilitation and also exercisereferral in the wider population.You’ll learn to work safely and ethically as a sport or exercise therapist in our accredited labs in the Cambridge Centre for Sportsand Exercise Science. We cover the core principles of sport and exercise science, alongside focused sport and exercisetherapy modules. So, you can expect to get involved in a wide range of activities, from learning to provide pitch-side first-aid,dealing with spinal injuries, and delivering sport massage, to diagnosing injuries, formulating rehabilitation techniques, learninghigh-level exercise physiology, and delivering strength and conditioning training.By studying at ARU, you'll benefit from highly-experienced lecturers, including practising sport therapists, coaches, conditioningspecialists, sports analysts, psychologists, nutritionists, and world-leading researchers. Our team currently includes aParalympian World Record holder, Scottish Women’s Rugby player and Judo champion. We also host visiting guest speakersas part of our Excellence in Sport seminar series, which has had an array of speakers including Olympians, world recordholders, elite coaches, an International Cricketer and Commonwealth gold medallist!

Application deadline

15 January

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Anglia Ruskin University

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    117th

  • Campus address

    Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, England

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