SPCO221-23S2 (D) Semester Two 2023 (Distance)

Injury and Rehabilitation

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 17 July 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 November 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 30 July 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 1 October 2023


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
Final written exam 50% Due early November
Mid-semester assignment 50% Due late August

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $951.00

International fee $4,750.00

* 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

  • SPCO221-23S2 (C) Semester Two 2023
  • SPCO221-23S2 (D) Semester Two 2023 (Distance)