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DC204
Athletic Therapy and Training

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4 Years
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This course focusses on learning to prevent, treat and rehabilitate musculoskeletal injuries related to sport and physical activity. This allows graduates to examine this area in much greater detail than a physiotherapy student.

In year one students study anatomy of the body along with the basic sciences. Year two teaches students how to assess, treat and rehabilitate injuries, along with First Aid and clinic modules.

Fourth year involves a major research project.

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In year four students spend three to five months working in a clinical setting in Ireland or abroad.

Graduates enter careers as Athletic Therapist and Trainer, in areas like Sports Injury Clinics, Sports Clubs, Health and Fitness Centres



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