Course Structure

Course structure

To gain the Master of Sports Rehabilitation you must complete 150 points comprising of:

  • Six 12.5-point core subjects
  • Four 12.5-point elective subjects
  • One 25-point capstone subject.

Alternative exit pathways are available through the Specialist Certificate, Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma of Sports Medicine.

Core subjectsPoints
Foundations of Rehabilitation (Offered in Term 2 and Term 3) 12.5

Foundations of Rehabilitation (Offered in Term 2 and Term 3)

Explore selected core theory and frameworks that underpin the development and delivery of best practice, evidence informed rehabilitation services across a range of disciplines and clinical practice contexts over the lifespan.


Detailed Information REHB90001
TypeCore
Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation (Offered in Term 2 and Term 4) 12.5

Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation (Offered in Term 2 and Term 4)

Engage in a best practice approach to the assessment and management of patients with neuro-musculoskeletal disorders. Focus will be on habilitation and rehabilitation strategies for optimising the neuro-musculoskeletal health of individuals.


Detailed Information REHB90007
TypeCore
The Modern Athlete (Offered in Term 1 and Term 3) 12.5

The Modern Athlete (Offered in Term 1 and Term 3)

Explore the multi-faceted approach to modern athlete-centred management using a case-based approach. Students will appraise their own professional roles and responsibilities, consider special athlete populations and dissect challenges typical to the to the sports medicine environment.


Detailed Information MEDI90092
TypeCore
Biomechanics & Sports Injury Prevention (Offered in Term 1 and Term 3) 12.5

Biomechanics & Sports Injury Prevention (Offered in Term 1 and Term 3)

Analyse biomechanics and pathomechanics in a range of sports and exercise contexts, with emphasis on assessing load patterns and mechanics in athletic movements and interpreting and predicting potential implications on injury and performance.


Detailed Information SMED90001
TypeCore
Health Behaviour Change (Offered in Term 1) 12.5

Health Behaviour Change (Offered in Term 1)

Explore and evaluate key theories underlying contemporary approaches to health promotion and health behaviour change in individuals across the health-illness spectrum and at the population level. Apply evidence to sustained behaviour change within relevant sports medicine contexts, such as athlete lifestyle and performance.


Detailed Information HLTH90001
TypeCore
Research & Evidence in Practice (Offered in Term 2 and Term 4) 12.5

Research & Evidence in Practice (Offered in Term 2 and Term 4)

This subject provides an opportunity to build on your knowledge and skills in the use of research and evidence in habilitation and rehabilitation practices, with a primary focus on critical analysis of research. Critically engage with research and evidence in the context of searching and reviewing literature, research project design, methodology and application to practice.


Detailed Information REHB90010
TypeCore
Elective subjectsPoints
Evaluation of Rehabilitation Practice (Offered in Term 4) 12.5

Evaluation of Rehabilitation Practice (Offered in Term 4)

Develop skills in the areas of selection, application and interpretation of rehabilitation treatment and evaluation for individuals, groups and rehabilitation and sports contexts.


Detailed Information REHB90003
TypeCore
Rehabilitation for Women’s Health (Offered in Term 2) 12.5

Rehabilitation for Women’s Health (Offered in Term 2)

Build and evolve your practice in the safe and effective application of rehabilitation principles to meet the health needs of women. Attention is focused primarily on musculoskeletal disorders with attention to conditions affecting women from young adulthood through to their reproductive and older years.


Detailed Information REHB90006
TypeCore
Rehabilitation for Paediatrics (Offered in Term 1) 12.5

Rehabilitation for Paediatrics (Offered in Term 1)

Build and evolve your practice in the safe and effective application of intervention and rehabilitation principles to meet the health needs of infants, children and adolescents and their families.


Detailed Information REHB90005
TypeCore
Rehabilitation in Neurology (Offered in Term 3) 12.5

Rehabilitation in Neurology (Offered in Term 3)

This subject is designed to meet the practice needs of those who are working primarily in the area of neurological practice. Focus will be on habilitation and rehabilitation strategies for optimising the health experience of individuals with neurological conditions.


Detailed Information REHB90008
TypeCore
Rehabilitation in Global Health (Offered in Term 2) 12.5

Rehabilitation in Global Health (Offered in Term 2)

Explore the role of rehabilitation in emerging concepts of inclusive health and universal health, including limitations of current models and conceptualisation of rehabilitation. Further explore the need and unmet needs for rehabilitation.


Detailed Information REHB90011
TypeCore
Rehabilitation, Activity & Exercise (Offered in Term 1 and Term 4) 12.5

Rehabilitation, Activity & Exercise (Offered in Term 1 and Term 4)

Critically explore and apply research evidence to physical activity and exercise; including evaluating the health risks of sedentary behaviour. Design and evaluate appropriate programs to maximize health benefits and manage these risks.


Detailed Information REHB90002
TypeCore
Innovation and Emerging Technologies (Offered in Term 3) 12.5

Innovation and Emerging Technologies (Offered in Term 3)

Examine emerging therapies and technologies, which extend rehabilitation practices. Critically reason and evaluate the value of these therapies and technologies in rehabilitation at the individual and population level.


Detailed Information REHB90009
TypeCore
Neuromusculoskeletal Radiology (Offered in Term 2 and Term 4) 12.5

Neuromusculoskeletal Radiology (Offered in Term 2 and Term 4)

Apply advanced knowledge of anatomical structure and function to critically select and interpret radiological investigations. Scrutinise normal and pathological findings as displayed by a variety of imaging modalities including x-rays, CT scans, MRI and US imagining.


Detailed Information RADI90024
Type Elective
Capstone subjectsPoints
 
Sports Rehabilitation Professional Project (Offered in February, April and July) 25

Sports Rehabilitation Professional Project (Offered in February, April and July)

Integrate and apply an advanced body of knowledge and cognitive, technical and creative skills to design and complete a substantial professional project, based on a needs assessment within your professional practice context.  Systematically and ethically design, execute, data-manage and evaluate your project to improve practice outcomes. Engage in peer review processes and dissemination of project outcomes to relevant audiences.


Detailed Information REHB90012
Type Capstone
Sports Rehabilitation Research Project (Offered in February, April and July) 25

Sports Rehabilitation Research Project (Offered in February, April and July)

Extend, deepen and apply knowledge, skills and attributes in the context of undertaking a research project within an established research team. Engage in peer review processes and dissemination of project outcomes to relevant audiences.


Detailed Information REHB90013
Type Capstone

Workload

The estimated hours required for each subject is between 15 -19 hours per week, but this varies for each student and depends on your task management and planning, familiarity with the material, reading style and speed.

Entry requirements

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