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    Hi,
    I am looking to study physio to allow me to progress in my career, i have worked as a personal trainer before a few years out travelling and not really getting anywhere. so i'm looking to specalise in sports physio, but are there any unis which cater more towards exercise in their modules taught?

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    (Original post by missjones87)
    Hi,
    I am looking to study physio to allow me to progress in my career, i have worked as a personal trainer before a few years out travelling and not really getting anywhere. so i'm looking to specalise in sports physio, but are there any unis which cater more towards exercise in their modules taught?

    Would love to hear feedback.

    Thanks
    Most Physio courses are NHS supported and therefore focused on physio around NHS and healthcare situations.

    http://search.ucas.com/search/provid...0physiotherapy Looking at the courses listed here I think you need to do some research talking to people currently working in sports physio and ask them about their qualifications - it may be that a degree (or a physio degree) isn't the best route to get into sports rehab/physio
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    (Original post by missjones87)
    Hi,
    I am looking to study physio to allow me to progress in my career, i have worked as a personal trainer before a few years out travelling and not really getting anywhere. so i'm looking to specalise in sports physio, but are there any unis which cater more towards exercise in their modules taught?

    Would love to hear feedback.

    Thanks
    The answer is none. The courses are set to meet the standards as set by the CSP. They have to broadly speaking cover the same modules, the same content and lead to the same qualifications. Incidentally, I was exactly like you having worked as a personal trainer before studying. Turned out actually I didn't really like that world and went on to specialise in something else.

    Anyway, best advice would be to do the course, spend a couple of years rotating as a junior and then going into what you think you enjoy.
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    The answer is none. The courses are set to meet the standards as set by the CSP. They have to broadly speaking cover the same modules, the same content and lead to the same qualifications. Incidentally, I was exactly like you having worked as a personal trainer before studying. Turned out actually I didn't really like that world and went on to specialise in something else.

    Anyway, best advice would be to do the course, spend a couple of years rotating as a junior and then going into what you think you enjoy.
    Thanks Mike,
    did you do a physio degree rather than rehab? although my aim is to get to aus/nz, so i guess a physio degree and sports physio post grad would be a better route? i guess the joy of fitness is its always changing and can always change routes a degree will just make it easier without the min wage fitness jobs
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    Not sure I fully get you but I did a physio degree in the U.K. Getting to oz and nz can be a long and expensive task. There are contacts within the csp that can advise. As for the sports physio post grad I'm assuming you mean a masters? If so, the MACP courses are the way to go as a general rule of thumb. However, to get to this point you're looking at a long slog. Junior rotations, band 6 specialist for a few years and then either band 7 and masters or masters as an experienced six. You may like me discover along the way that it isn't for you anyway and you want to spend your days elbow deep in snot :-) Good luck.
 
 
 
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