HNC Soft Tissue Therapy


SCQF Level 7

Face to face

The HNC Soft Tissue Therapy has been designed for those who want to perform hands-on treatments with people who participate in sport. The treatment could be designed to help an athlete optimise their performance, or help aid the recovery from injury.

Core units include:

  • Sports therapy: anatomy and physiology
  • Functional anatomy
  • Basic objective and subjective assessment
  • Clinical sports massage
  • Clinical sports massage
  • Sports massage for events and special populations
  • Pathology and aetiology of sports injury
  • Prevention and management of sports injury
  • Sports therapy: professional standards
  • Clinical and team experience 1
  • Sports therapy: graded unit 1

Entry requirements:

  • 2 Highers at grade C or above and English and Maths National 5

Mode of delivery: Face to face, Monday to Wednesday (Semester 1 - September to December), Monday to Tuesday (Semester 2 - January to May) Email for more information.

Duration: One academic year (August/September to May/June)

Next steps:

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