SPCO221-24S2 (D) Semester Two 2024 (Distance)

Injury and Rehabilitation

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2024
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 28 July 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 September 2024


This course will provide students with an understanding of prevention, treatment, management and rehabilitation of acute and chronic sports injuries, essential for sports coaches. The injury risk to special population groups such as children, adolescents, and female athletes will be highlighted.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, successful students will be able to:
1. Describe the role of a sports coach in preventing and managing sports injuries
2. Describe the injury healing process and sport injury mechanisms
3. Identify injury risks and create strategies for the injury prevention
4. Apply principles of sports injury rehabilitation and prescribe rehabilitation exercises
5. Demonstrate the ability to strap upper and lower limb joints to prevent sports injuries.


Any 60 points at 100 level from any subject, or
any 15 points at 100 level from SPCO.

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Sibi Walter


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Literature review & Rehabilitation Exercise Programme 40% You are required to conduct a sports injury literature review and write a rehabilitation exercise programme for it. Due August
Weekly Workshop Activity 20% You are required to complete the weekly workshop activity. Due weekly.
Final Exam 40% To be held during the official UC Examination period. Check the UC examination timetable for date, time and venue. Keep up to date through this link: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/exams/

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $978.00

International fee $4,988.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 20 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Health Sciences .

All SPCO221 Occurrences

  • SPCO221-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024
  • SPCO221-24S2 (D) Semester Two 2024 (Distance)