Module Title:Injury Prevention and Recovery Strategies in Sport
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 5 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: The learning outcomes detailed above will be achieved through the following teaching methodologies: • Lectures – The lecturer will use a combination of lecture, Questions & Answers, group discussion, PowerPoint presentations and online quizzes where appropriate. • Practicals – Students will work in pairs and small groups on functional screening and recovery planning tasks • Problem Solving Exercises – Students will work individually and in small groups to resolve various tasks associated with interpretation of data in both theory and practical classes. • Class Discussion/Debate - Students will be encouraged to actively participate in the class sessions which will develop their analytical and communication skills. • E-Learning – The module will be supported with on-line learning materials through Blackboard. • Self-Directed Independent Learning – The emphasis on independent learning will develop a strong and autonomous work and learning practices.
Module Aim: The main aim of this module is to provide an understanding of current injury prevention and recovery strategies used in elite sport.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of basic functional movement screening
LO2 Administer a series of functional screening tests, recognise dysfunctional movement patterns, interpret findings and prescribe basic corrective exercise strategies
LO3 Demonstrate an understanding of current injury prevention and recovery strategies employed in elite sporting environments
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

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Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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Requirements
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Concepts of functional movement screening
Administration of movement screening tests ; Use of screening tools; Recognition and understanding dysfunctional movement patterns and muscle imbalances; Basic corrective exercises – muscle recruitment, strengthening and stretching.
Injury prevention strategies
Introduction to Load Monitoring - GPS, RPE scale, Heart Rate, Pre-exercise physiological monitoring
Recovery strategies
Sleep, active recovery, compression, contrast bathing etc
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment20.00%
Practical80.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other Assignment : Corrective exercise plan, based on functional movement screen 1,2,3 20.00 Sem 1 End
No Project
Practical
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Functional movement screening practical exam 1,2,3 80.00 n/a
No End of Module Formal Examination

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 2.00
Practicals Every Week 1.00
Independent Learning Every Week 6.00
Total Hours 9.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBSMC_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sport Management and Coaching 3 Mandatory
CW_BBSOC_D Bachelor of Arts in Sport Coaching and Business Management (Football) 3 Mandatory
CW_BBGAA_D Bachelor of Arts in Sport Coaching and Business Management (GAA) 3 Mandatory
CW_BBRUG_D Bachelor of Arts in Sport Coaching and Business Management (Rugby) 3 Mandatory
CW_BBSBC_B Bachelor or Arts (Honours) in Sport, Business and Coaching 3 Mandatory