Loughborough University

Loughborough University

Musculoskeletal Sport Science and Health

This programme aims to provide students with further knowledge of the scientific concepts and procedures underpinning sport and exercise related musculoskeletal function, measurement, injury and treatment. Core study areas include orthopaedic biomechanics, neuromuscular function, physiology of exercise and sport, immediate and pre-hospital care of the injured athlete, research methods for sport and exercise, basic science and regenerative therapy, emerging technologies for health and wellbeing, motion analysis of human movement, developing computer models for sports biomechanics, sports injury, and a research project.

Entry requirements

An Upper 2nd Class (2.1) Honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience. English language requirement: IELTS 7.0 or higher.

Course modules

Programme modules, semester 1: orthopaedic sport biomechanics; neuromuscular function; physiology of endurance performance; immediate and pre-hospital care of the injured athlete (continues into semester 2)*; research methods for sport and exercise. Semester 2: basic science and regenerative therapy; emerging technologies for health and wellbeing; motion analysis of human movement; developing computer models for sports biomechanics; clinical sports injury; research project; modules taught at queen's medical centre, university of Nottingham.

Assessment methods

Coursework and examination, project reports and research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time October 2016 - 2 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 - 12 months
PgDip Full-time October 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time October 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Loughborough University Loughborough LE11 3TU East Midlands

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