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Surgery and Interventional Science

iBSc in Sport & Exercise Medical Sciences

An exciting opportunity to study the scientific basis of Sport & Exercise Medicine, the newest medical specialty! 

Throughout the course you will learn from renowned experts working in elite sport and academia about:

  • The scientific basis, evidence and practical skills in exercise prescription and promotion for chronic disease prevention and management.
  • Principles of musculoskeletal and sports injuries covering relevant anatomy and physiology, aetiology and mechanisms, diagnosis and treatment.
  • Clinical examination of the musculoskeletal system and biomechanical assessment.
  • Fundamental exercise physiology relating to health, disease and sporting performance.
  • Tissue healing principles underlying exercise prescription and rehabilitation of injuries relating to bone, cartilage, muscle, tendon and ligaments.
  • Neuromuscular science and physiology, motor control and locomotion.
  • Practical application of the research process, including ethics, data protection, robust methodology, medical statistics, and development of skills in presenting work at medical conferences and scientific writing in medical journals.

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