Length of program October 2019 - July 2020
Timetable 9 seminars from Monday to Friday | 8am-19pm
Internships Obligatory at FCB
Credits 60 ECTS
Degree DirectorAlbert Puig-Diví, PhD I Azahara Fort-Vanmeerhaeghe, PhD
CoordinationEster Mateos
Application Open
Total price 12720€


MODULE 1. Management, communication and bioethics in sport. Research methodology (10 ECTS)
Organisation and management of sports teams. Leadership and applied coaching. Methodological design and study type. Evidence-based Physiotherapy. Biostatistics. Methodology-based workshops.

MODULE 2. Physical exercise for the improvement and maintenance of health (10 ECTS)
Physiological features and demands of team sports. Training methodology and assessment of the main conditional and coordinative skills. Periodization and planning of physical exercise. Monitoring of training and competition workloads. Optimisation of the athlete’s recovery. Physical activity and healthcare in specific localities.

MODULE 3. Sports injuries I. Head, trunk and upper limb (10 ECTS)
Strategy plan for the prevention of sports injuries. Injury-related incident, physiopathology, injury mechanism and risk factors, rehabilitation and return to competition related to the main head, trunk and upper limb injuries. New physiotherapeutic team sports technology and methods: mechanical vibrations, inertial training, core stability, overhead athlete biomechanics, readapting to water, physical agents and sand training.

MODULE 4. Sports injuries II. Lower limb (10 ECTS)
Injury-related event, physiopathology, injury mechanism and risk factors, rehabilitation and return to play in the main injuries affecting the lower limb. New physiotherapeutic team sports technology and methods: biomechanics of the main injury patterns of the lower limb, recovery, functional stretching, sports bandages, anatomical exploration, chronojump assessment system and integrated neuromuscular training.

MODULE 5. Pharmacology, first aid and sports nutrition (5 ECTS)
The main sports-related pharmacological agents. The main skin and mucosa treatment in sport. Emergency sports-field action. Skills and training for defibrillator use and other life support techniques. Basic Health care. Applied nutrition. Ergo nutritional support. Weight control and assessment of body composition. Eating disorders.

MODULE 6. Placements I (3 ECTS)
Obligatory placement at FC Barcelona.

MODULE 7. Placements II (4 ECTS)
Placements in specialised national and International centres, in recovery and return to play after sports injuries.

MODULE 8. End-of-master project (8 ECTS)
Design and application of a research project involving physiotherapy for team sports.