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What skills will I learn on a Sports Rehabilitation course?

Subject-specific skills include hands-on anatomical palpation skills; clinical assessment of musculoskeletal injury and pathology; clinical reasoning skills supporting the route to diagnoses; injury prevention and injury risk screening skills; soft tissue and manual therapy techniques; exercise prescription skills; returning an athlete to sport; fitness and sports laboratory performance testing; strength and conditioning training techniques.

Transferable skills include effective listening skills; verbal communication skills for a variety of audiences; interview skills; written academic style; analytical methods and approaches to problem-solving; research skills; common IT software skills. You will also learn to make decisions autonomously and develop your own career direction with University support.

If you have any other enquiries relating to this you can contact the Sports Rehabilitation Team to discuss, their contact details can be found at the bottom of the specific course page by searching the Sports Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy subject area.


You can also chat with our staff directly every Wednesday from 2 pm - 4 pm and periodically throughout the working week.

Alternatively, chat with our current students who will be able to share this information with you and any other course-related queries.

Or book onto one of our Open Days or Course Advice Days to find out more and speak with the team.

At the University of Bolton, we understand our students have different requirements and we pride ourselves on the positive and supportive learning environment we provide. Being voted No. 1 for Student Satisfaction for the past three years (Complete University Guide, North West) is a testament to our approach.

We are proud of our work on-campus to ensure our students can enjoy #UniAsItShouldBe, COVID-secure.