PERS30260 Sports Injury Management

Academic Year 2022/2023

This is a Stage 3 module which addresses the pathophysiology and pathobiomechanics of the most common clinically encountered musculoskeletal injuries. This module will present students with the most up to date pathological, physiological and biomechanical data regarding the development of the most common clinically encountered musculoskeletal injuries. The emphasis will be on an advanced understanding of how these interact to contribute to the development of these injuries. Furthermore the current best evidence regarding the treatment of each injury will be presented. The module content will be delivered in lecture format. Each topic will be presented as a separate work package. Each work package will be allocated different specific goals. These goals will be achieved through self-directed learning. All material required for self-directed learning will be posted on Brightspace. The self-directed learning material will mainly take the form of specific journal articles, which students will be required to read to achieve each of the goals specified for each work package.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students should be able to:
1.Describe the most up to date pathophysiological basis for the development of each of the lower limb injuries presented.
2.Describe the most up to date biomechanical predisposing factors to the development of each of the injuries presented.
3.Understand the current best evidence regarding the treatment of each of the injuries presented.
4.Develop a keen awareness of the importance of keeping up-to-date with the most recent published scientific literature pertaining to sports injuries.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Autonomous Student Learning

90

Lectures

24

Total

114

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
The module content will be delivered in lecture format. Each topic will be presented as a separate work package. Each work package will be allocated different specific goals. These goals will be achieved through self-directed learning. All material required for self-directed learning will be posted on Blackboard. The self-directed learning material will mainly take the form of specific journal articles which students will be required to read to achieve each of the goals specified for each work package. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Incompatibles:
SMGT30040 - Illness and Injury in Sport

Equivalents:
Sports Injury Management (PHTY30260)


 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Multiple Choice Questionnaire: Multiple Choice Questionnaire Examination: This will be an Online 1 hour examination Week 12 n/a Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% No

40

Assignment: Students will be required to submit a 1000 word assignment. Topics for the assignment will be detailed by the module coordinator. Week 11 n/a Graded No

60


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Feedback on examination performance will be provided upon the request of the student. In this instance the module coordinator will arrange to meet with the student to discuss the examination performance.

Name Role
Professor Eamonn Delahunt Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
 
Autumn
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Wed 09:00 - 10:50