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4 Master Degrees in Sports Therapy 2020

After successfully earning an undergraduate, bachelor’s-level degree, students often elect to become experts in a specific academic field by pursuing a master’s degree. While program duration varies from school to school, program participants usually need approximately two or three years to earn a master’s degree.

With the growing popularity of sports and physical fitness around the globe, students may wonder, what is a Master in Sports Therapy? During physical activity, both amateur and professional athletes feel the strain of muscle tightness and fatigue. Some even suffer minor and serious injuries while participating in sports. Those who study sports therapy learn how to mitigate the physical effects of activity and sports. Students in master’s degree programs usually take classes in physiology, sports training, psychology, medicine, physical exercise and other similar topics. Generally, prior to receiving degrees, students must complete an internship, project-based practicum or major research paper.

Following graduation with a Master in Sports Therapy, program participants generally have the sports coaching, motivational speaking and project planning skills they need to succeed in their professional lives. Graduates also generally know how to set goals and follow schedules. These competencies help them both professionally and personally.

The cost to earn a Master in Sports Therapy depends on a school’s location, the program’s duration and other factors. Students often investigate tuition and fees by interviewing admission officials at all prospective schools prior to agreeing to matriculate.

Obtaining a Master in Sports Therapy equips students to apply for a significant number of exciting and important careers. Students may elect to work as sports therapists. They may do so either for individual clients or for a sports team or corporate gymnasium. Those who do not work as sports therapists often seek employment as physical trainers, conditioning coaches or sports mentors. Some even work as project designers or sales associates.

Students work toward a Master in Sports Therapy in programs located inside conventional universities and in online platforms. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Escuela Europea de Salud

For all the health benefits, specialized and up sport and physical activity for all health professionals training is essential. With this, an approach to each patient wil ... [+]

Master in Physical Activity and Health

For all the health benefits, specialized and up sport and physical activity for all health professionals training is essential. With this, an approach to each patient will be achieved from the point of view of prevention and health promotion as well as for the treatment of specific diseases. The update in the various branches involved in sport is important in providing the patient a high quality of life and optimal treatment.

Places: 50. Rating: 120 test (multiple choice), 22 scenarios and Thesis Research (approximately 15 pages). Online assessments. Tutoring online, skype and telephone. Study mode: Distance. The material is delivered in modules and books in pdf pendrive. Format: Book or PDF. Language: Castilian. Type: Title own. Title obtained: Master in Physical Activity and Health. Home: permanent. Completion: 4 months (minimum) - 12 months (maximum). OBJECTIVES ... [-]
Spain Madrid
September 2020
Part-time
1500 hours
Online
Universidad Pontificia Comillas

The rise of biomechanics, as a set of measurement systems for assessing patients, provides an innovative means of objectifying functional evolution in physical therapy an ... [+]

Máster Universitario en Biomecánica y Fisioterapia Deportiva

El auge de la biomecánica, como un conjunto de sistemas de medida para la valoración de los pacientes, aporta un novedoso modo de objetivación en la evolución funcional en Fisioterapia y todas sus herramientas terapéuticas.

Los nuevos equipos de biomecánica y su elevado desarrollo tecnológico de los últimos años, están facilitando la medición objetiva de las situaciones funcionales de los pacientes, tanto en el ámbito sanitario como, sobre todo, en el área deportiva. Gracias a estos equipos se pueden recoger gráficas las cuales se comparan con los movimientos estandarizados y normalizados, reconociéndose alteraciones en los datos biomecánicos. Esto nos permite conocer de modo adecuado, la situación de los deportistas y poderlo trasladar a las historias clínicas de diferentes profesionales. Este hecho se ve reforzado en una necesidad específica en el campo deportivo, en donde la precisión de los datos para la evolución del deportista, y sus recuperaciones son imprescindibles para minorar los tiempos de recuperación y vuelta a la competición.... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2020
Spanish
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Palacky University

Master in Adapted Physical Activity prepares you for a career in promoting physical activity and active lifestyle of persons with special needs with the two-year degree i ... [+]

Master in Adapted Physical Activity prepares you for a career in promoting physical activity and active lifestyle of persons with special needs with the two-year degree in Adapted Physical Activity. Supported by the latest research and practice, the central focus of the program is the physical activity of persons with disabilities:

Inclusive and adapted physical education; Disability sports; Therapeutic recreation; Counseling in special education; Disability studies; Management in physical activity (PA); Counseling inactive lifestyle; Research methodology in health sciences, monitoring of PA; Factors related to lifestyle behavior changes; Internships in adapted physical activity and special education. ... [-]
Czech Republic Olomouc
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Full-time
Campus
Latvian Academy of Sport Education

The aims of Professional Master higher education Study programme „Healthcare specialist in sport” is to ensure to the country’s economic, cultural and social needs corre ... [+]

Professional qualification to be acquired:

EDUCATION AND SPORTS SPECIALIST with one of the following qualifications:

Sport physiotherapist Adapted physical activity specialist in rehabilitation

The aims of Professional Master higher education Study programme „Healthcare specialist in sport” (47722) is:

to ensure to the country’s economic, cultural and social needs corresponding professional interdisciplinary studies in the field of healthcare and sports science; to ensure in Healthcare and sports science theoretical basis rooted, to professional standards corresponding, practically applicable professional studies of sports physiotherapist or adapted physical activities specialist in rehabilitation. ... [-]
Latvia Riga
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus