03/03/2021

Categories: Sport, Sport Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy, Undergradute

The Importance of Placements for Sport Rehabilitation Courses

The Importance of Placements for Sport Rehabilitation Courses

Whether it is climbing Everest, playing football for Manchester City, or running the London marathon, injuries must be considered in the context of the activity and its demands. Sport rehabilitation is the practice of assessing and treating injuries related to exercise and sports at all ages and levels.

As well as getting athletes out of pain and back to their complete function, sport rehabilitation professionals help them perform to the best of their ability. They play a crucial role in the development of amateur and professional athletes.

If sport rehabilitation is your career choice, you need a course that will provide you with theory and practical learning through placements. You need the University of Bolton. Check out our Sport Rehabilitation course page, send us an email at enquiries@bolton.ac.uk or call us on +44(0)1204 900 600.

Why Choose a Course that Offers Placements?

Sport rehabilitation placements are of critical importance because of the practical and hands-on nature of the work that such professionals undertake. Gaining experience at sports rehabilitation centres, departments, or private practices ensures that you experience working in various settings, adapting to different athletes' varying requirements, and understanding how to deliver your services professionally and effectively.

A placement will provide you with a supervised and safe environment to apply and integrate the practical skills and theoretical knowledge you have learned during classes and practical labs. The importance of this cannot be undervalued, as you cannot become fully proficient in a clinic skill by practising in a lab environment alone.

Calculating your Career Prospects

Placements give you the chance to receive personalised, specific feedback from your instructors that you can apply to your future practice. Practising your clinical skills in such a setting ensures you are best prepared to provide excellent patient care once you have completed your sport rehabilitation training.
Sports injury rehabilitation placements also help to boost your future employment prospects. Experience is a critical ingredient for most employers, so undertaking appropriate placements can put you at a considerable advantage during the hiring process. You may even secure a job directly via your placement if you can impress the professional you work with.

Why Study Sport Rehabilitation at the University of Bolton?

Choosing the University of Bolton for your training for sport rehabilitation is advantageous. We offer our sport rehabilitation courses in our new £13 million state-of-the-art Bolton One facility.

We continually invest in our students' learning experiences with teachers that provide supportive and positive learning environments and a careful balance between practical and theory. It is why we were ranked No.1 for Teaching Quality in 2020 and No.1 for Student Satisfaction for the past three years.*

We're also very proud of our diverse and friendly culture. A quarter of our student body comes from ethnic minority backgrounds. This makes the University of Bolton an excellent choice for international students.

Get in Touch

Are you interested in sports rehabilitation courses? The University of Bolton, Greater Manchester, can ensure you get the practical and theoretical experience you need to excel in this career and that you enjoy #UniAsItShouldBe at the same time.

If you have any queries about training for rehabilitation, get in touch today. For questions or queries about funding, finance, wellbeing, disability support, or accommodation, speak with our award-winning Student Services Team.

*The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020,
*The complete University Guide – North West Region, 2021, 2020, 2019

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