|1.||Identify common sporting injuries, differentiating factors and musculoskeletal screening techniques|
|2.||Determine the immune response to exercise, and identify strategies to minimise illness|
|3.||Evaluate the psychosocial drivers of injury and illness|
|4.||Acquire knowledge of current best practice in recovery strategies from an evidence-based perspective|
|5.||Acquire skills in modifying training and competition, to manage injuries, illness or specific populations (e.g., disability)|
|6.||To demonstrate an understanding of ethical practice from the perspective of setting boundaries and the referral process|
|Practicum||Practical testing scenarios (10%, 15%, 15%)||40%|
|Presentation||Poster (20%) & Oral Presentation (20%)||40%|
Sports injuries guidebook: athletes' and coaches' resource for identification, treatment and recovery,
Gotlin, RS (ed) 2008,
Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics
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