Professional Master higher education program „Health Care Specialist in Sport” (47722)

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Code: 42722

Professional directions to be acquired:  EDUCATION AND SPORT SPECIALIST with one of the following directions

The Content of the Professional Master higher education programme „Health Care Specialist in Sport” (47722)

Characteristics of the stydy programme: Profesional master study programme
Study direction: Health care
Title:  "Health care specialist in sport"
Program accredited: up to June 30, 2022
Duration of implementation: Full - time studies - 2 years 

Extent: 80 CP(120ECTS)
Study language: English (for foreign students)
Entrance requirements for the study programme: Bachelor's degree and qualification Physiotherapist
Place where the study programme is implemented: Latvian Academy of Sport Education,
Brivibas gatve 333, Riga, LV - 1006
Type of implementation: Full - time studies
Tuition fee (per year): 3440.00 EUR / year
Programme Director: MARTINS  CAMPA
Phone: +371 67543448   e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  , LASE, Build B, 1st floor, room 159A; 
Contact persons: 
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The aims of Professional Master higher education  Study programme „Health care specialist in sport” (47722) is:

The main tasks of Professional Higher Education Master Study programme „Health care specialist in sport” (47722) are:

The expected study results of the study programme:

Study results are defined so that they would meet both the qualification framework of European Higher Education Area (Bologna Process) and the qualification framework of Euopean Union Lifelong Learning (EQF).Master competencies include Bachelor competencies and are acquired in health care and sports science rooted studies of which an essential parti s research work and development of independent cognitions and conclusions.

Sports physiotherapeut is a professional who by ensuring high professional and ethical practice is competent to promote safe physical activities for athletes of all ages, provide consultations, rehabilitation and training in intervention to prevent damage, restore optimal function work and promote athletic results.

            Adapted physical activity specialist is a professional who is competent in accordance with patient’s/client’s state of health, functional abilities and potential to provide qualitative and successful adapted physical activity programme for people of different ages with functional disabilities.

Acquired professional qualification sports physiotherapeut with professional Master degree in sports physiotherapy gives the right to work in practical preventative, rehabilitation and active sports physiotherapy fields.

Acquired professional qualification health care Master in health care with professional Master degree adapted physical activity specialist in rehabilitation gives the right to work in practical preventative and rehabilitation fields.

LASE Master study programme „Health care specialist in sport” gives an in-depth knowledge and understanding of health care, sports science, sports medicine, sports psychology, as well as physiotherapy in the field of sport. The main part of sports physiotherapy programme consists mainly of sports science and theoretical and practical skills in the field of sports physiotherapy, evaluating therapeutic intervention and side effect impact, develop appropriate and scientifically based concepts. The main part of adapted physical activity specialist study programme consists of physiotherapy, physical education and kinesiology theoretical and practical skills.

Admission requirements of the study programme when starting the study programme