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SES3102 Principles of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Short Description: Sports Medicine & Rehab
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Wellbeing
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
ASCED code : 069903 - Human Movement
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: SES2103 and SES2104 and SES2201 and SES2205


This course provides students with the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills regarding sports medicine and exercise rehabilitation. The course will examine exercise rehabilitation and injury prevention for physical activity in a range of activities across the lifespan, and within specific populations. Topics covered include the various factors associated with injury, strategies to prevent injury, and the role of exercise in the rehabilitative process. Addressing exercise prescription and rehabilitation provides a focus on musculoskeletal rehabilitation protocols specifically targeting shoulder, knee and ankle rehabilitation and builds on an understanding of the fundamental principles of exercise physiology. The course will review and incorporate knowledge and skills from various disciplines that is appropriate to sports medicine.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 External
Date printed 5 December 2021