Sports & Exercise Physiotherapy

Category Sport & Fitness
Type Postgraduate

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Programme description The overall intention of the Masters programme is to produce a successful student with a wide breadth of knowledge across Sports & Exercise Physiotherapy and the necessary skills to put the theory into practice.

Programme aims and objectives

The programme will provide doctors and physiotherapists with:

- The necessary scientific background knowledge to appreciate the issues arising in the field of Sports & Exercise Physiotherapy;

- The necessary skills and knowledge to provide advice on the prevention of sports injuries;

- Up-to-date training in modern methods of assessing, diagnosing, and treating sports injuries, including emergency care;

- Opportunities to learn about the theory and application of Sports Psychology, Podiatry, Biomechanics, Sports Nutrition, Sports Pharmacology, Exercise Physiology, Fitness Assessment, and ethical issues within sport;

- An opportunity to learn about the medical applications of exercise in maintaining health and in disease;

- An introduction to research appropriate to the field of Sports & Exercise Physiotherapy.

Location Galway City
Company NUI Galway
Course Fee EU (Total):
Course Duration 2 years part-time
Entry Requirements Applicants must be chartered physiotherapy graduates (BSc Physiotherapy NUI) of National University of Ireland or another university deemed acceptable, and have a minimum of two years experience post qualification.
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