Graduate Certificate in Exercise Rehabilitation for Sports Injuries

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $9,744

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.

Structure:

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

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.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00004G

Related Careers:

Exercise Scientist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Sydney (MacKillop) No info No Online 1 year
Australian Catholic University (ACU) commenced operation on 1 January 1991. The University has seven campuses in Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney (2 campuses) and teaches courses throughout Australia and overseas. The University was formed by the amalgamation of four Catholic institutions of higher education in eastern Australia, and is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee (Australian Catholic University Ltd).

ACU is a public university open to all, a Table A listed higher education provider under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the International Federation of Catholic Universities. The University is a member of Universities Australia (formerly the Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee).

The three foundation Faculties are Arts and Sciences, Education, and Health Sciences. The Faculty of Theology and Philosophy commenced operation on 1 January 2009 and the Faculty of Business commenced operation on 1 January 2010.

ACU graduates are high achievers and enjoy one of the best rates of employment in Australia. ACU students undertake work experience throughout their studies, with many students finding jobs using their professional skills even before they have graduated.

ACU's small friendly campuses, small class sizes (student to teacher ratio of 18.5:1), easy access to teaching staff and outstanding student support services allows students to achieve their full potential.

Provider CRICOS: 00004G

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