A34628 Clinical Sports Injury
(Last Updated:06 September 2017)
Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 4
Target Students: MSc/PGDip Sports and Exercise Medicine and MSc Musculoskeletal Sport Science and Health students from Loughborough University
|Spring ||Assessed by end of Designated Period |
Summary of Content: This module comprises 21 one or two-hour lectures.
The specialists’ lectures will:
- enhance the understanding of the aetiology, biomechanical principals and problems associated with sports injuries;
- review the demands and injury risks associated with specific sports;
- discuss the clinical presentation, examination, treatment options of common sporting injuries based on anatomical region and/or specific sport;
- highlight those treatments that have been proven successful/unsuccessful on the basis of evidence based medicine;
- use relevant sport “case studies” where possible;
- discuss recent clinical advances in the diagnosis and treatment of the region;
- adopt a multidisciplinary approach to the management of specific injuries in sport.
Method and Frequency of Class:
Specific Activities are not listed
Further Activity Details:
20 minutes introductory lecture
21 x 1-2 hour lectures
1 x 8-hour athletic screening workshop
1 x 3 hour revision session
Directed private study – 57 hours
Method of Assessment:
|Exam 1 ||100 ||Written examination |
Dr D Cooper
Education Aims: The overall aim of this module is to integrate the knowledge of common sporting injuries and approaches to management of regional and sport-specific injuries using research based evidence and current daily practice. The teaching is provided by many different lecturers, who are experts in their fields of sport and exercise medicine, thus providing students with up-to-date and knowledgeable tuition from key specialists.
Learning Outcomes: Students will be able to:
- discuss the common injuries seen in specific sports;
- understand the clinical presentation and treatment outcomes of a wide range of sports injuries and be aware of the differential diagnoses;
- understand and have knowledge of current up to date literature to provide an educated choice of treatment options of common sporting
- understand the appropriate management options and discuss the treatment, rehabilitation and expectations of athletes following injury;
- understand the relevant clinical advances in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions within body regions;
- understand the requirements of the day to day role of a medical health care practitioner working in sport.
- assess and understand the principles of prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries.
- utilise problem solving skills and critical appraisal of current literature to effectively manage an athlete with a sporting injury.
- understand their own role with the multidisciplinary team that is required to effectively manage an athlete back to peak performance.
Offering School: Medicine
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