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A34632 Sports Injury Assessment
(Last Updated:06 September 2017)

Year  17/18

Total Credits: 10

Level: Level 4

Target Students:  MSc/PGDip Sports and Exercise Medicine students

Taught Semesters:

Spring Assessed by end of Designated Period 


A34614 Sports Injury Anatomy 

Corequisites:  None.

Summary of Content:  This module comprises a range of teaching and learning, including six body regions:
(1) the knee;
(2) lower leg, ankle and foot;
(3) hip, groin and pelvis;
(4) upper limb and shoulder;
(5) elbow, forearm, wrist and hand;
(6) back and neck.

Each session will address the key findings in patient assessment for diagnosing and managing sporting injuries.

These sessions will include peer group teaching of specialist body region tests followed by practical application with patients. Students will have a limited time with each patient, in small groups, to establish a history, assessment and diagnosis and present their findings back to the whole group.

Sports Medicine clinics: students have to attend at least four clinics arranged for them.

Method and Frequency of Class:
Specific Activities are not listed
Further Activity Details:

6 x 3 -hour clinical practical sessions;
4 x 3-hour (minimum) clinic (patient) visits;
1 x 3-hour revision session;
Directed private study ~ 67 hours

Method of Assessment: 

Inclass Exam 1 (Practical) 100 Structured patient assessment – 2 x 30 minutes for each student 
Participation Clinic attendance - Minimum 4 satisfactory clinic attendances 

Dr D Cooper

Education Aims:  The overall aim of this module is to integrate the knowledge, skills and techniques required for the effective assessment of sporting injuries. An integrated approach to functional anatomy and the application of specific assessment/examination procedures is adopted.

Patient assessment sessions:

Learning Outcomes:  Students will be able to:



Offering School:  Medicine

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