Society is in need of a safer and more comfortable sporting environment, not only for competitive sports, but also for recreational sports that are currently enjoying great popularity. Such an environment needs practical experts as well as comprehensive study and education concerning the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation from sports injuries. Kinesitherapy is also gaining more attention as a treatment for lifestyle-related diseases which are becoming more relevant as our society ages. This special study course consists of four study fields (basic sports medicine, sports Medicine in life stage, sports medicine for high performance, and sports medicine for health and diseases) that are provided in concert by instructors specializing in physical training science, medicine, and psychosomatic medicine. We train: high-level professionals, such as sports doctors, for the purpose of achieving better health management, an improvement in sporting conditions, and the prevention of and rehabilitation from sports injuries; doctors engaged in the prevention of lifestyle-related diseases, kinesitherapy, etc.; and kinesitherapists focusing on preventive medicine.
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