Basic Principles of Sport Injuries Rehabilitation
Course code
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Spordivigastuste rehabilitatsiooni alused
Course title in English
Basic Principles of Sport Injuries Rehabilitation
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
Assessment form
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
Kirsti Pedak (eesti keel) tavaline kursus
lecturer of 2019/2020  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To create prerequisites for obtaining knowledge and skills, what are necessary for understand recovery processes during the training process, and injuries preventions.
Brief description of the course
The course provides the participating students an overview of the: medical and physiological bases of recovery in sport, the importance of recovery processes in sport; modern rehabilitation recourse effect on the body and use basic principles . The most common mechanism of sport injuries, symptoms and intervention basic principles and injuries prevention principles.
Independent work
Independent work of literature in the given topics.
Preparation practical work and presentation it based on the science-based literature.
Learning outcomes in the course
Student, who has completed the course:
• is able to critically assess the risks sport injuries arising from the structure of the training ;
• understands the importance of rehabilitation recourse and correct use these of different sports;
• recognizes the symptoms of basic sports injuries;
• knows the basic principles of injury prevention and is able to implement in training processes.
Assessment methods
Exam – practical
Kirsti Pedak
Prerequisite course 1
Prerequisite course 2
Study literature
1. E.T.Howlly, B.Don .Franks . Health Fitness Instructors Handbook. Human Kinetics, 1997
2. C.Hausswirth, I.Mujika . Recovery for Performance in Sport. Human Kinetics,2013
3. Chad Starkey, Glen Johnson.. Athletic Training and Sport Medicine .American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon ,2006
4. S. Brent Brotzman, MD ja Robert C. Manske, PT Clinical Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (an evidence based approach), third edition, 2011
Additional information
To pass the subject is necessary to have background knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology.
Replacement literature
1. Orava, Sakari.Spordivigastused, Tln. 2014