Discover how to support the physical fitness of athletes, along with the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise, when you take our Sports Medicine Fundamentals course. Contact sports, strenuous exercise, and team activities can easily lead to debilitating or painful injuries. This training provides the knowledge needed to support and treat an individual adversely affected by these physical exertions and wanting a quick recovery.
Whether you are a sports coach, a First Aider at a leisure centre, or a therapeutic practitioner, you will need to be aware of the specific conditions and injuries that affect sportspeople. With these educational and interactive modules, you will learn how to assess an athlete’s condition, the priority of an injury, and the proper rehabilitation that is needed for a full recovery. You will also learn how to advise them on fitness regimes and suggest preventive measures that can protect their well-being.
Please note that the Sports Medicine Fundamentals courseoffers extensive theoretical training and information regarding First Aid and medical treatments. However, it does not provide official qualifications for operating professionally or practising First Aid in an environment without consent and training. Always check legislation and protocols before attempting any medicinal treatment on an individual.
Key Topics to Be Covered
Performing primary and secondary surveys on a casualty
Diagnosing minor and major injuries and prioritising treatment
Dealing with traumatic injuries and allergic reactions
Providing advisory services for exercise regimes and protective equipment
Contacting emergency services and preparing for their arrival
Instant access to verified and reliable information on medical treatments
Participation in online diagnostics and medical applications
Quick assessment and guidance for all assignments
CPD accreditation for proof of acquired skills and knowledge
Freedom to study in any location and at a pace that suits you
Expert support from dedicated tutors committed to online learning
Your Path to Success
When you complete the learning modules in the Sports Medicine Fundamentals course, you will gain the practical knowledge and ability to provide diagnosis and medical treatments for athletes and those engaged in sporting activities. This can provide benefits when seeking to assume a role as a sports coach or First Aider at a leisure facility.
Is This Course Right for You?
This course is designed to provide a valuable introduction to First Aid in a sporting environment. It delivers an excellent way to gain the skills and knowledge needed to perform interim medical evaluation and treatment before professional involvement. Full-time and part-time learners are equally supported, and it can take just 20 to 30 hours to gain accreditation, with study periods being entirely customisable to your needs.
Assignments relating to First Aid treatments and common sports injuries will be given to all students and must be completed to pass the course successfully.
Module 1: Sports Medicine
Module 2: Careers in Sports Medicine
Careers in Sports Medicine
Module 3: Top Ten Common Sports Injuries
Top Ten Common Sports Injuries
Module 4: Common Sports Medicines
Common Sports Medicines
Module 5: Nutrition and Weight Management
Nutrition and Weight Management
Module 6: Medical Problems Faced by Athletes
Medical Problems Faced by Athletes
Module 7: Sports and Exercise
Sports and Exercise
Module 8: Imaging in Sports Medicine
Imaging in Sports Medicine
Module 9: Performance Enhancement
Module 10: The Future of Sports Science
The Future of Sports Science
Assignment – Sports Medicine Fundamentals
How do our courses work?
Purchase and payment
Once you've confirmed the details, proceed to complete the payment using your preferred payment method (credit/debit card, PayPal, etc.).
Upon completing the purchase, you'll receive an email containing instructions on how to access the course.
After completing all the required modules or assessments within the course, you may be eligible to receive a certificate of completion.
If you encounter any difficulties or have questions while taking the course, you can typically reach out to the course instructor or support team for assistance.