Taught course

Sports Biomechanics and Rehabilitation

University of Dundee · School of Medicine

Entry requirements

1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent in a scientific discipline, Medicine, Physiology, Anatomy, Exercise Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Health Professionals Degree.

Months of entry


Course content

This UK masters in Sports and Biomechanical Medicine programme is designed to cover a wide variety of sport-related topics including:

  • research design and medical statistics
  • measurement systems in motion analysis
  • biomechanics in sport
  • sports injury management and rehabilitation
  • dissertation on a substantive laboratory-based or focused research project in the field of sports rehabilitation and biomechanics

We offer you a wide ranging curriculum that will help you to achieve your career goals no matter what your speciality. Our distinguished visiting lecturers are specialists at the forefront of sport, sports injury, biomechanics, exercise physiology and other sports medicine related areas. You will have access to:

  • Fully equipped Sports Lab (Institute of Motion Analysis and Research)
  • Opportunities to publish your research in peer-reviewed sports journals
  • Lectures from leading multi-disciplinary teaching faculty from medicine, sports and biomechanics
  • Close working relationships with the University of Dundee's Institute of Sports & Exercise (ISE)
  • Facilities within Ninewells, a large, modern teaching hospital

Graduates from this sports MRes will be able to use their skills and knowledge to successfully increase their level of integration of sport and exercise medicine within their respective professions and disciplines at an advanced practitioner level. Graduates will be able to contribute to team work with a greater understanding of the inter-relationship between movement mechanisms, the fundamental nature of human performance at all levels and clinical outcome.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Dr Tim Drew
+44 (0)1382 383505