Graduate Certificate in Exercise Rehabilitation for Sports Injuries

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00004G

The Graduate Certificate in Exercise Rehabilitation for Sports Injuries is a one year part-time course that will develop specialised skills in the prevention and rehabilitation of sport related injuries, assist individuals with pre-existing conditions to remain active, or assist individuals to return to sports performance. This graduate certificate provides specialist knowledge and skill of biomechanics, metabolic, physiological-psychosocial aspects of the person to develop programmes for the enhancement and improved performance of active individuals to prevent potential injury or who may have activity restrictions due to injury or disease limitations. The Graduate Certificate in Exercise Rehabilitation for Sports Injuries integrates this specialist knowledge and skill to develop safe and effective exercise prescriptions and interventions of active individuals to prevent potential injuries, who may have activity restrictions due to injury or disease limitations, or who want to return to sport performance. Design skilful, innovative strategies to support client recovery.

Structure

40 Credit Points. Students will be expected to attend a 3 day intensive as part of unit 'Return to Sport Performance & Prevention.

Standard entry requirements

  • Be an accredited Exercise Physiologist or registered Physiotherapist
  • Or a postgraduate degree in Sports Science, Exercise Science or related discipline and provide evidence of relevant industry experience.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
North Sydney (MacKillop) Domestic: $9,744
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Further information

The Graduate Certificate in Exercise Rehabilitation for Sports Injuries is one of the first post graduate specialisation courses offered to Accredited Exercise Physiologist that offers speciality training. This course will broaden clinical skills to offer services to a wider community and an opportunity for a clinician to develop greater clinical skills.

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