|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Case studies report 1500 Words||50%|
|Semester Assessment||Literature review 1500 Words||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Case studies report 1500 Words||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Literature review 1500 Words||50%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Identity and evaluate the main injury prevention, exercise recovery techniques and medicinal interventions used in various sport contexts, applying your knowledge of physiology, psychology and biomechanics.
Understand and evaluate the practical skills needed to conduct and assess injury prevention and exercise recovery techniques and be able to relate them to appropriate sport settings.
Describe the key theories and principles that explain human injury and recovery from exercise.
This module is concerned with an overview of injury and medicine in the context of sports performance. The module begins by developing an understanding of the role of the sport scientist in a clinical setting, drawing out both professional limits and the opportunities for preventative and rehabilitative work. Next, consideration of the aetiology and incidence of acute and chronic injuries and their rehabilitation. Finally, the module will address some of the key medical issues in sports performance and participation, including immune function, exposure to extreme environments, and overtraining. A multi-disciplinary approach will be taken drawing upon biomechanical, physiological, and psychological knowledge to explore the mechanisms at work in these medical issues.
Aetiology and Mechanisms
Injury Prevention and Recovery Techniques
Principles of Injury rehab.
Case Study – Knee
Case Study - Shoulder
Case Study - Achilles
Exercise and Immune Function
Wheelchair / disability sport
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Adaptability and resilience||Students will be provided with academic and skill challenges during practical sessions and completion of assessment|
|Co-ordinating with others||Working in groups in the practical sessions|
|Creative Problem Solving||Devising solutions to the case studies|
|Critical and analytical thinking||Devising solutions to the case studies and reviewing current practice|
|Digital capability||Through conducting literature searches and preparing reports|
|Professional communication||Case study report writing and literature review writing|
|Real world sense||Yes, case studies|
|Reflection||Self, peer and lecturer feedback during contact hours|
|Subject Specific Skills||Recovery and warm up techniques, biodex.|
This module is at CQFW Level 6