This program is for students whose great loves are sports and therapy. Do you believe that sports can change people’s lives? Our degree will allow you to combine sports and therapy and turn that into your profession. Now the ball’s in your court.
Sports therapy is an important profession that is only becoming more relevant as the awareness of the impact of sports on our lives and on a healthy lifestyle spreads to more people.
Sports therapy is considered an exceptional therapeutic tool. As graduates, you’ll be able to make a significant difference in the lives of seniors, those with physical or mental disabilities, and many others.
Topics of Study include: Physical Education, Early Childhood Movement, Sports Psychology, Orthopedics, Nutrition, Diagnosis and Prevention of Sports Injuries, Anatomy, Developmental Psychology, Child Development, Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Play and Movement at an Early Age, Therapeutic Water Professions, and more.
The program allows you to choose one of two specializations:
Athletic Therapist (A.T) – training, injury prevention and treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries among athletes.
Therapeutic sports – training learners to adapt sports activities to each person, according to their needs and abilities, specializing in children, adults, and seniors with various disabilities.
The program combines practical studies, which include scenarios that simulate the work in the clinical field with different populations, as well as active observations in orthopedic clinics in Sheba, hydrotherapy, institutes for sports injuries, and settings for seniors or settings for particular groups (depending on specialization).
Among the subjects studied
Skills you will have upon graduation
Career opportunities in the field
Graduates work as sports therapists in the following settings: