Module title: Sports Injury Rehabilitation

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: SES09100
Module leader: Brendon Ferrier
School School of Applied Sciences
Subject area group: Sport Exercise and Health Science
Prerequisites

SES08100: Sports Injury Management


Description of module content:

Pain and muscle function. Balance and its functional role in rehabilitation and gait. Transversus abdominus/Multifidus. Flexibility and its role in rehabilitation. Regaining muscular strength, endurance and power. Elastic resistance, Swiss ball, Pilates, Isokinetics, EMG in rehabilitation. Cryotherapy/Heat. Massage and aquatic therapy in rehabilitation.


Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Illustrate the pathophysiology of muscle injuries.
LO2: Apply knowledge of muscle physiology to produce progressive strengthening exercises with relation to injury rehabilitation.
LO3: Based on the best evidence, demonstrate methods to maintain fitness whilst injured.
LO4: Demonstrate the role of muscle balance in the prevention of injuries for elite sports people and demonstrate knowledge of strengthening regimes that optimise muscular balance and co-ordination.
LO5: Examine the relationship between the sport specific requirements for strength and flexibility, for selected sports.

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:

ALTER, M.J. (2004) SCIENCE OF FLEXIBILITY: HUMAN KINETICS, 3rd ed.
DONATELLI, R. (2007) SPORTS-SPECIFIC REHABILITATION: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTON, 1st ed.
LEPHART, S.M. & FU, F.H. (2000) PROPRIOCEPTION & NEUROMUSCULAR CONTROL IN JOINT STABILITY: HUMAN KINETICS, 1st ed.
PAGE, P. & ELLENBECKER, T.S. (2003) THE SCIENTIFIC & CLINICAL APPLICATION OF ELASTIC RESISTANCE: HUMAN KINETICS, 1st ed.
PFEIFFER, R.P. & MANGUS, B.C. (2008) CONCEPTS OF ATHLETIC TRAINING: JONES & BARTLETT, 5th ed.
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