SE321-6-FY-CO:
Sports Therapy Placement

The details
2024/25
Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences (School of)
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Undergraduate: Level 6
Current
Thursday 03 October 2024
Friday 27 June 2025
30
14 March 2024

 

Requisites for this module
(none)
(none)
(none)
(none)

 

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Key module for

BSC C603 Sports Therapy,
BSC C604 Sports Therapy (Including Placement Year),
BSC C605 Sports Therapy (Including Year Abroad)

Module description

Students will undertake 200 hours of supervised clinical placement in a sport and or exercise related environment. At least 50 of these hours will take place in the University's clinic.

Additionally, students will complete a two day Sports Trauma course. Students will be supported in obtaining and undertaking further supervised placement activities outside of the University. On completion of this module students will be able to demonstrate achievement of the Society of Sports Therapists Standards of Proficiency drawing on their learning from the experience undertaking this module and other modules within the course.

Module aims

To enable students to demonstrate achievement of the Society of Sports Therapists` Standards of Proficiency and to demonstrate their employability, drawing on their learning from the experience undertaking this module and other modules within the course.

Module learning outcomes

By the end of this module, students will be expected to be able to:



  1. Successfully complete a Sports Trauma course.

  2. Demonstrate the standards of proficiency and skills required of a sports therapist in practice.

  3. Use evidence critically to ask and answer appropriate clinical questions to improve sports therapy practice.

  4. Have undertaken at least 200 hours of supervised practice.

  5. Identify and create opportunities and materials to promote themselves as a professional in their future career.

Module information

In the final year students, whilst undertaking this module, demonstrate that they are able to practice as a sports therapist and their assessment examines how they act in real practice settings.

Learning and teaching methods

This module prepares students for their role as autonomous sports therapy practitioners upon qualification. Delivery will be via taught sessions and through onsite training in the University`s Sports Therapy clinic.

Bibliography*

This module does not appear to have a published bibliography for this year.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Coursework weighting
Coursework   Sports Trauma Course     
Coursework   Fit to Place Certificate     
Coursework   Case Presentation & Viva    50% 
Coursework   Professional Practice    25% 
Coursework   E-portfolio    25% 
Practical   Placement Log     

Exam format definitions

  • Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
  • In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary, for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.

Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%

Reassessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Miss Katrina Gemal, email: k.gemal@essex.ac.uk.
Miss Tracy Lewis, email: tracy.lewis@essex.ac.uk.
Tracy Lewis, Katrina Gemal, Sally Waterworth
School Undergraduate Office, email: sres (Non essex users should add @essex.ac.uk to create the full email address)

 

Availability
No
No
No
Travel costs for UK - based unpaid, approved work placements and live projects which are an integral part of a module may be covered by your department. (NB this will usually exclude field trips and site visits). Please check with your module supervisor to ensure that the activity is eligible.

External examiner

Mr Mark Leather
uclan
COURSE LEADER
Resources
Available via Moodle
Of 48 hours, 0 (0%) hours available to students:
48 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s), module, or event type.

 

Further information

* Please note: due to differing publication schedules, items marked with an asterisk (*) base their information upon the previous academic year.

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