Develop sought-after specialised skills for a career helping people thrive with this online Graduate Certificate in Exercise Rehabilitation for Sports Injuries course from Australian Catholic University.
One of Australia’s first postgraduate specialisation courses offered to accredited exercise physiologists, this course will help you broaden your clinical skills and expand your practise. With a particular focus on the prevention and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries, this qualification provides specialist knowledge required for you to help those with pre-existing conditions or sports injuries thrive.
In this course you’ll develop knowledge and skills in areas including biomechanics and the metabolic, physiological and psycho-social aspects of people, and expand your clinical skills to be able to help clients remain active or return to sports performance.
An online, one-year-long course recognised by the Australian Qualifications Framework, this course is a relevant, innovative and flexible way of rapidly developing new skills and enhancing physiology or physiotherapy practise without interrupting work. If you’re seeking further career opportunities and want to help people thrive, this qualification is your next step.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Be an accredited exercise physiologist or registered physiotherapist; OR
- Have completed a postgraduate degree in sports science, exercise science or a related discipline and provide evidence of relevant industry experience.
What You’ll Learn
In this physiology course, the subjects you may study include:
- Strength and conditioning for performance and rehabilitation
- Exercise prescription for sports injury management across the lifespan
- Sports injury prevention
- Exercise rehabilitation for return to sports performance
Why study with Australian Catholic University?
Since opening their doors in January of 1991, the Australian Catholic University (ACU) has been educating students in a range of fields; from arts and humanities to health, education, leadership, social work, theology and more.
When you sign up to a course at ACU, you’re not just another number, they see each student as a whole, offering you an educational experience that’ll empower you and prepare you for success.
Whether you choose to study online or at one of ACU’s many upbeat campuses, you’re sure to receive the support you need to succeed and thrive with your studies.
Students of ACU can access their Academic Skills Unit, which will help build your skills around exam prep, offer study tips, writing tips and more. Access online resources, participate in workshops, ask questions via their ‘Ask an Adviser’ online services, book a consult, or simply drop-in.
Their team of staff and researchers are all about offering students an education with greater purpose – empowering students to achieve goals and accomplish something great!