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Sports Therapist online course

£499.00 £380.00

This course will provide you with the requisite understanding of what is expected of a sports therapist including areas like massage, fitness testing equipment, using weights etc for rehabilitation and providing general advice on regaining and maintaining levels of fitness required to continue playing particular sports.

Testimonial

“The course inspired me to find more research materials about topics referred to during the course. It was well organised and all the learning outcomes were addressed” Simone M

 

Gyms and fitness centres are facing an increasingly competitive marketplace as new companies enter the market and the techniques and equipment in demand become ever more sophisticated and advanced. Offering services like Sports therapy can give a business a significant edge over the competition so this is an area that could well expand in the future.

Whether you are self-employed or work for a fitness establishment you need to have these sort of skills and knowledge.

About the Sports Therapist course

This course will provide you with the requisite understanding of what is expected of a sports therapist including areas like massage, fitness testing equipment, using weights etc for rehabilitation and providing general advice on regaining and maintaining levels of fitness required to continue playing particular sports.

Module Module Title

1 Professionalism & Qualities

2 The Client Market & Benefits to The Client

3 Terms and References

4 Appraisal, Screening, Testing & Evaluation

5 The Nature & Identification of Sports Injuries

6 Motor & Physical Fitness

7 Fitness Instruction

8 Rehabilitation Programmes

9 The Physiology of Healing

10 Principles of Training

11 Physiology of Stretching

12 The Nutrient Groups

13 Planning The Diet

14 Sports Psychology

15 Sports Psychology Continued

16 Basic Massage Techniques

17 Sports Massage Specific Movements

18 Pre & Post Massage

19 Guidelines & Precautions

20 Tools & Applications

Award 1 is Sports Therapist Diploma
Sports Therapist Diploma
Award 2 is Level 3 Sports Therapist Award
At the end of this course successful learners will also receive a Level 3 NCFE Award Certificate of Achievement.

What Are Your Study Options?

The Distance Education Academy aims to provide flexible, convenient arrangements for our students, so you can study through two methods:
Traditional paper-based;
Home study through provides quick access to online course material and enables you to submit question papers to your tutor, and receive feedback and results, through your personal online student account. The online system also gives access to course material instantly.
Study Hours
The Distance Education Academy can only approximate the time it takes to complete a course at it will largely depend on your speed of learning and assimilation plus how often and how much time you can dedicate to study. You also need to complete a question paper after each lesson and these normally will take 1 – 2 hours.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: hours.

Learner Support And Assessments

This distance learning course provides unlimited access to your a personal tutor who will be a specialist in the field you are studying. Their role is to make sure you get appropriate and constructive feedback and to answer your questions and provide guidance on areas you are not sure about. You can contact them by phone, email or fax.
We also have a team of online course advisors and administrators who will give you friendly and relevant advice on issues relating to your online courses and study. We will always try to make you feel like you’re not by yourself and that someone will help you if you get into difficulties with anything.

Assessment Method
There are question papers set after each session; these have to be completed and sent to your tutor to mark. Continuous assessment like this means that your progress is monitored regularly and that any problems or difficulties are identified and addressed as early as possible.

Professional Memberships

Society for Holistic Therapists and Coaches (SHTC)

On completion of this course students can apply for membership to the Society for Holistic Therapists and Coaches (SHTC), a professional body who are dedicated to recognised standards of qualification and practice – students will also be able to use the initials 'SHTC' after their names.

Affiliation of Ethical & Professional Therapists (AEPT)