Leeds Trinity University’s BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation degree programme has been accredited by The Society of Sports Therapists.

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The accreditation recognises the University’s commitment to provide adequate, effective and appropriate training to students on the programme through innovative learning and teaching and compulsory professional work placements. 

The Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation degree programme at Leeds Trinity University is a practically-focused degree pathway that enables students to assess, diagnose and treat sporting and occupational injuries, and rehabilitate athletes returning to sport and activity.

Accreditation from The Society of Sports Therapists means that Leeds Trinity students are eligible to become members once they have completed their compulsory professional work placements and graduated from the University.

Members are recognised as having the relevant training, skills and knowledge across a wide a range of sports therapy professions including sport and exercise injury assessment, prevention, management and rehabilitation. They are also required to undertake yearly Continued Professional Development training to maintain their membership.

At Leeds Trinity University, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation students have access to the latest sports facilities, technology and services on campus to support their professional development in sports therapy or other roles relating to sports injury management and treatment, following institutional investment.

Professor Malcolm Todd, Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Leeds Trinity University, said: “I am delighted the University has received accreditation from The Society of Sports Therapists. This accreditation recognises our ongoing commitment to delivering excellent student outcomes, achieved through a distinctive employability-focused educational offer and investment in the latest technology and facilities.”

Professor Graham N. Smith, Chairman of The Society of Sports Therapists, said: “I am really pleased to welcome Leeds Trinity University as one of The Society of Sports Therapists’ collaborative institutions. The Society wishes them every success with their accredited BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation degree programme. These are exciting times for both organisations.”

The Society of Sports Therapists was established in 1990 and is the leading organisation for sports therapists, collaborating with 30 universities across the UK at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

For more information about Leeds Trinity University’s accredited BSc (Hons) Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation degree programme, visit the website.

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