1Course Overview

Sports Injury Level 3

Course code: ABC1025

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Land your dream job with this flexible home learning course, perfect for those looking to develop an understanding of common sports injuries, their impact and rehabilitation. 

On successful completion of this course, you'll be able to: 

  • Understand how sports injuries occur 
  • Develop awareness of different types of sports injuries and rehabilitation methods 
  • Be able to identify common soft tissue and bony injuries to the body 

With full tutor support available and no deadlines or timetabling to contend with; learning a new skill has never been easier. A simple and stress-free way to study all from the comfort of your own home.   

You can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be sent via post or email, so handing in an assignment is simple. 

Home learning is a convenient way to boost your skills, so enrol with us today and join the 50,000 people who have improved their career prospects by studying with us.

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2Course Content

Course Content

Unit 1: What is ‘Sports Injury’
  • Discuss what a sports injury is and how they are caused
  • Discuss what a sports injury is and how they are caused
  • Describe different types of sports injury
  • Differentiate between acute and chronic injuries
  • Identify the different methods used to treat sports injury
Unit 2: Prevention
  • Identify the main prevention methods including FITT
  • Discuss how adults can prevent sports injury
  • Discuss how sports injury can be prevented in children
  • Explain how sports coaches can help to prevent injuries occurring in athletes
Unit 3: Injuries of the Foot and Leg
  • Describe the basic anatomy and physiology of the leg and foot
  • Discuss muscular injuries to the leg and foot
  • Discuss sports injuries involving the bone
  • Explain the effect of injuries to the soft tissue such as the ligaments and tendons
Unit 4: Injuries of the Hand and Arms
  • Identify the main anatomical structures of the arm and hand
  • Discuss a range of soft tissue injuries to the arm and hand
  • Describe the injuries of dislocations and fractures
  • Explain treatment and management of sports injuries to the arm and hand
Unit 5: Injuries of the Back and Spine
  • Explain basic anatomy and physiology of the neck, back and spine
  • Discuss soft tissue injuries to the neck and back
  • Discuss common injuries involving the spine
  • Describe rehabilitation techniques used in injury of the neck, back and spine
Unit 6: Injuries of the Groin and Pelvis
  • Describe the basic anatomy and physiology of the pelvis and groin
  • Discuss soft tissue injuries to the pelvis and groin
  • Discuss the impact of fractures to the pelvis
  • Explain the rehabilitation techniques for injuries to the pelvis and groin
3Other Information

Assessment

This course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 80 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Study Method

This course will enable you to work when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive our award-winning tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

4Q&As

Course Questions & Answers

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Sports Injury certification.

What happens if I lose my course pack?

We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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