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Participation and Inter-Disciplinary Management in Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy (5 cr)

Code: YHSW0140-3001

General information


17.01.2022 - 31.05.2022

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Virtual portion

3 op

Mode of delivery

40 % Face-to-face, 60 % Online learning


School of Health and Social Studies


Lutakko Campus

Teaching languages

  • English


0 - 20

Degree programmes

  • Master's Degree Programme in Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy


  • Ben Waller
  • Sanna Sihvonen
  • Sanna Paasu-Hynynen

Teacher in charge

Sanna Paasu-Hynynen


  • YSP20S1
    Master's Degree Programme in Sport and Exercise Physiotherapy


You are able to implement current evidence in sport and exercise physiotherapy while working in multidisciplinary team and taking in to account the roles of other professionals.
You are able to manage the rehabilitation process in various elite and recreational sport environments and develop injury prevention strategies working in co-operation with athletes, sport participants, coaches, therapists, doctors and other professionals. You gain understanding of sport participation in various environments and among sport participants with different levels of functioning and representing various age groups.


-Participation in multidisciplinary team work and implementation of chosen topic of sport and exercise physiotherapy
-Basics of sports psychology
-Basics of nutrition in sport
-Applied exercise physiology and performance enhancement
-Dissemination of best practices in sport and exercise physiotherapy
-Extending practice through innovation in sport and exercise physiotherapy

Location and time

Course introduction and external lecture Feb. 25th
Participation in Football Congress May 10-12

Teaching methods

Participation in webinars and other contacts
Online studies including video materials
Independent studying

Evaluation scale