Sports Injuries

Universidad Católica de Valencia

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Sports Injuries

  • Host University

    Universidad Católica de Valencia

  • Location

    Valencia, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Sport and Leisure Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    0
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Previous requirements: There are not established.

    **Please Note: Students will participate in an “Adapted Methodology for English Students” subject, where the Face- to face lessons will be taught in “Spanish”, under the supervision of an English Speaker Teacher. The contents, teaching methodology and assessment system (all in English) will be adapted to the International English speaker students, and the teacher will provide individual or small group tutorial.

    OBJECTIVES
    Knowledge and prevention of common diseases produced by physical activity and sport. Intervention at the time of the injury.
    SPECIFIC SKILLS
    24 .- To know and value the most common injuries in each sport.
    25 .- Describe, analyze and evaluate protocols for action at a sports injuries.
    26 .- Know and apply the principles of injury prevention for any athletic activity.
    27 .- To acquire the capacity to be autonomous and continuous learning throughout life.
    28 .- Recognize and analyze problems in the field of injury prevention and recovery.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.