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Sports Therapist

Overview

Owners and Managers of fitness facilities and gymnasia are fighting hard to both retain existing customer figures and increase membership numbers whilst maintaining staffing levels.

In the ever-expanding health & fitness industry it will be the better-qualified, more dedicated instructors and therapists, armed with a variety of skills and knowledge who will succeed and enable their employers to reach their targets.

About Sports Therapy

The work of a sports therapist will involve a variety of activities such as massage, use of fitness testing equipment and weights and giving advice on a number of topics with the aim being to maintain or elevate fitness levels of clients and to rehabilitate minor sporting injuries.

Modules

Postural assessment

Sports massage

Health & fitness evaluation

Identification of sports injuries

Anatomy & kinesiology

Use of weights and resistance machines

Exercise physiology

Rehabilitation programmes

Individual and group exercise

Remedial exercises

Sports nutrition

Hydrotherapy

First aid

Electrotherapy

Physical fitness

Sport-related fitness

Motor fitness

Remedial fitness

Business management

Sports psychology

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

What is NCFE

NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

For more information on this award, click here

Owners and Managers of fitness facilities and gymnasia are fighting hard to both retain existing customer figures and increase membership numbers whilst maintaining staffing levels.

In the ever-expanding health & fitness industry it will be the better-qualified, more dedicated instructors and therapists, armed with a variety of skills and knowledge who will succeed and enable their employers to reach their targets.

About Sports Therapy

The work of a sports therapist will involve a variety of activities such as massage, use of fitness testing equipment and weights and giving advice on a number of topics with the aim being to maintain or elevate fitness levels of clients and to rehabilitate minor sporting injuries.

Modules

Postural assessment

Sports massage

Health & fitness evaluation

Identification of sports injuries

Anatomy & kinesiology

Use of weights and resistance machines

Exercise physiology

Rehabilitation programmes

Individual and group exercise

Remedial exercises

Sports nutrition

Hydrotherapy

First aid

Electrotherapy

Physical fitness

Sport-related fitness

Motor fitness

Remedial fitness

Business management

Sports psychology

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

What is NCFE

NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

For more information on this award, click here

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