Azerbaijan State Academy of Physical Education and Sport

Rehabilitation in Physical Education and Sport

The specialist of Rehabilitation in Physical Education and Sport works in close partnership with medical doctor (sports physician, trauma surgeon, neurologist, neurosurgeon, cardiologist, cardiac surgeon, physiotherapist, etc.) to provide rehabilitation services to athletes and individuals with disease and injury in order to improve their level of functioning and improve the quality of life.

The Bachelor’s students will study the subjects that pertain to physical therapy such as human anatomy and physiology, biochemistry, psychology, biomechanics and kinesiology, kinesiotherapy, sport medicine, etc.

The program will combine practical exercises with the theory training; students will study how to examine the patients with variety of illnesses and injuries and implement a treatment plan.

Upon completion of the course students will be fully prepared to work as an assistant physiotherapist and a physical rehabilitation instructor at sports federations, sports schools, rehabilitation centers, sports clinics, etc. This is a high-priority occupation that is on demand by employers not only in Azerbaijan but also internationally.