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Assessment and Treatment of Sports Injuries - 30 credits (HCT022)

Module leader

Dr Valerie Sparkes


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



The aim of this module is to enable the student to critically evaluate current treatment methods and formulate management plans for the treatment of sports injuries based on evidence based practice. They will also develop the expertise to quantitatively analyse human movement as a means of developing outcome measures in treatment and research settings.