Level 5 Sports Therapy
Active Health Group
Training Provider, sports therapy, sports physiotherapy
The treatment of sports related problems has grown over recent years, due to the vast increase in leisure activities and the interest in sport and fitness. The demand for a therapist with a wide based knowledge will always find plenty of opportunities to find work. Since the announcement of the London Olympic Games in 2012, Sports Therapists have been in great demand, and its success has led to more people taking up sporting activities, and using the services of a Sports Therapist.
Sports treatments vary greatly from sports massage routines to help prevent injuries, maintain suppleness and improve performance, to full treatments using electrotherapy. Sports Therapists are also involved in rehabilitating after injury, and in promoting fitness through exercise.
A Sports Therapist is trained to assess common musculo-skeletal problems, and offer treatment for such conditions as whiplash, back pain, Repetitive Strain Injury, frozen shoulder and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, amongst others.
Our Level 5 Diploma in Clinical Sports Therapy course will provide you with all the skills required to work in the exciting and rewarding field of Sports Therapy. We train candidates in the safe use of ultrasound equipment, which is now widely used in most professional clubs and clinics.
As we as practical training, candidates are also required to undertake home study assignments.
To enable our learners to get the best out of their learning, we provide each candidate with an android tablet, pre-loaded with assignments and course notes. We also provide the following text-books:
Hands On Sports Therapy - Keith Ward
Managing Sports Injuries - Dr Christopher Norris (kindle version on tablet)
For learners that have not undertaken the AHG access course, we would recommend you purchase Trail Guide to the Body - Andrew Biel.
Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology
Level 3 Sports Massage
We do not accept distance learning courses such as Stonebridge for the Sports Massage pre-requisite.
If you do not hold the entry requirements you will be able to undertake our own access course.
Theory course content:
Sports Therapy in Context
Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Therapy
Preparation for Therapeutic Practice
Physical Assessment Techniques
Sports Injury Overview
Sports and Remedial Massage Techniques
Passive Stretch and Friction Techniques
Neuromuscular, Positional Release and Muscle Energy Techniques
Electrotherapy, Cryotherapy and Thermal Therapy
Taping and Strapping Techniques
Remedial Exercise Techniques
Fitness Testing Techniques
Business and marketing
Practical course content:
Functional Anatomy & Kinesiology
Static, Functional and Dynamic Postural Assessments
Sports Massage techniques
Soft Tissue & Mobilisation Techniques
Pre and post event
Active and Passive Stretching;
Soft Tissue Release
Trigger Point Therapy
Muscle Energy Techniques
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation
Peripheral Joint Mobilisations
Superficial and deep techniques
First contact management
Sports strapping and taping
Thermal & Cryotherapy Treatments
Active, Passive & Resisted ROM
Exercise therapy - early, intermediate and late stage rehabilitation
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