Sports Injury Prevention and Massage Therapy
Sports Recreation and Exercise 5M5146
This one-year course will equip students with the knowledge and skills required for working within the area of sports injury prevention and sports massage therapy in the sports, coaching, recreation and leisure industries. Students will expand their education on the physiological principles related to sports massage and injury prevention. This course offers students the potential to develop their studies onto third level. By taking science modules, students can claim the science award and apply for Health Science and Athletic Therapy in DCU.
Communications • Work Experience • Sports Anatomy and Physiology • Sports and Exercise Injury Prevention • Exercise and Fitness • Nutrition • Body Massage and Figure Analysis • Safety and Health at Work • Word Processing • Kinesiology
QQI Level 5 in Sports, Recreation and Exercise 5M5146 • ITEC Level 3 in Holistic Massage Occupational First Aid Certificate in PPT Taping and Strapping
Graduates from this course will be able to apply for progression to degree courses in sports injury or rehabilitation in colleges like South East Technological University Carlow and Waterford, Munster Technological University Tralee, Atlantic Technological University Letterkenny, Technological University of the Shannon Athlone, Munster Technological University Tralee, Atlantic Technological University Letterkenny. Students can apply to progress to PE Teaching via an undergraduate degree at Munster Technological University Tralee or Cork University and to the Postgraduate Master in PE Teaching at UL. Graduates will also achieve coaching certificates enabling them to enter the sports coaching, sports management, recreation and instruction workforce.
EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION:
Munster Technological University Tralee: TL871 Health and Leisure Studies (Level 8, 4 Years) UCC: CK116 Sports Studies and Physical Education (Level 8, 4 Years) Technological University of the Shannon Limerick: LC422 Sports Strength and Conditioning (Level8, 4 Years) Maynooth: Business & Sports Science (Level 8, 4 Years) South East Technological University Carlow: CW188 Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD Tallaght: TU936 Sports Science & Health (Level 8, 4 Years) TUS Athlone: AL837 Sports Science with Exercise Physiology (Level 8, 4 Years) South East Technological University Carlow: CW188 Sports Rehabilitation & Athletic Therapy (Level 8, 4 Years) Technological University of the Shannon Athlone: AL841 Athletic & Rehabilitation Therapy (Level 8, 4 Years)
• Leaving Cert or LCA • Mature students of all backgrounds • Other equivalent qualification All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications. All applicants will be asked to provide a letter of recommendation from a voluntary or professional sporting body
Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie