Sports injuries and their prevention and treatment are the cornerstone of the programme.
To be eligible for the MSc award, students shall complete 30 credit units, including 7 compulsory courses and 1 elective.
Below is the study plans for the full-time and part-time students.
ORTY 5015 Orthopaedic Sports Medicine 骨科運動醫學
This course is designed to give students a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of sports injuries – their causes, mechanisms, assessments and treatments with specific emphasis on recent advances in diagnosis and management skills. Focus will be placed on sports injuries of upper and lower limb.
ORTY 5016 Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation 預防受傷及運動復康
This course aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of physiological, psychological and biomechanical theories and practice techniques applied to enhance sports performance. Topics include the study of contemporary issues in sports medicine and health science, principles of sports injury prevention and rehabilitation.
ORTY 5020 Applied Sports Science for Performance Enhancement 運動科學應用 : 運動表現提升
This course aims to provide an introduction of theoretical principles and practical techniques related to the application of sport sciences. It focuses on the factors that affect participation and performance in sport and exercise. Topics include exercise physiology and metabolism, sports nutrition and exercise training principles.
ORTY 5021 Medical Problems Encountered During Exercise & Sports Participation 運動常見的醫學問題
The course aims to demonstrate significant depth of knowledge of the medical aspects of sports medicine. It focuses on the identification and treatment of medical conditions of the cardiovascular system, respiratory system, gastrointestinal system, endocrine system, urinary, and integumentary system associated with the physically active individual and athletes. Emphasis will be given on what role the team physician has in the assessment and treatment of these conditions.
ORTY 5022 The Multidisciplinary Approach in Sports Medicine 運動醫學與跨專業合作
This subject aims to give students a comprehensive understanding of the applications of sports medicine from different disciplines in athletes, recreational sportsmen and the general population. It will focus on the multidisciplinary approach that allows sportsmen to recover from injuries and various health conditions. Topics include medical care of the sporting team (team physiotherapist and team physician perspective), personal development of athletes, drug and antidoping and therapeutic exercise.
ORTY 5027 Emergency Sports Medicine 緊急支援及運動醫學急救
This course is designed to provide comprehensive knowledge and practical skills that will enable the students to apply sports medicine training to the assessment, treatment and management of emergent and urgent sports injuries. Emergent sports medicine management skills, emergency procedures, and advanced assessment skills, care and management of the specific injuries including head, spine, thoracic, and musculo-skeletal injuries are covered.
ORTY 5035 Sports Medicine Seminars & Clinical Trainings 運動醫學研討會及臨床培訓
Students will have the chances to attend academic scientific conferences / educational courses throughout their study period. Furthermore, students will be able to undertake a 3-hr clinical attachment, under the supervision of experienced doctors with expertise in sports medicine, in sports injury clinic.
(Students are required to go through screening process due to limited quota for each elective)
Team Doctor / Physiotherapist 隨隊醫生 / 物理治療師 (ORTY5041 & ORTY5042)
* Target students: Only students who are medical western doctors and registered physiotherapists are eligible to apply for this elective.
Strength and Conditioning Coach 體適能教練 (ORTY5051 & ORTY5052)
* Target students: Students with coaching or sport-related background; they shall have professional qualification(s) or outstanding performance in the field of sport.
Research Project & Systematic Review or Meta-Analysis 專題研究及系統綜述或薈萃分析 (ORTY5061 & ORTY5062)
* Target student: Students who are interested in scientific research; or wish to embark on an academic career.
Clinical Sports Trainer 運動創傷防護員 (ORTY 5081 & 5082)
* Target students: Students with medical or non-medical background; specifically those who are enthusiastic in athlete healthcare and injury management.