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Science of Performance and Injury in Sport - 30 credits (HCT021)

Module leader

Dr Nicola Phillips


Professional specific module for Physiotherapists.

Programme Pathway

Compulsory module for MSc Sports Physiotherapy , optional module for MSc Physiotherapy. Stand alone module for Physiotherapists.

Prior Learning

A first degree or diploma giving a licence to practice in the relevant health profession and two years post registration experience.

Credit rating

30 at M level 

Notional learning time

300 hours 

Contact hours



To enable the student to critically evaluate the response of the sportsperson and active individual to exercise and preparation for specific activity. They will also assess the physiological, biomechanical and psychological factors that influence injuries and performance/adherence within sport and exercise.