Official Master's Degree in Biomechanics and Sports Physiotherapy

New Biomechanical tools allow for objective quantification and lead to more efficient therapy

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08/01/2019 to 02/10/2019

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1 year / 60 ECTS

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What is the Official Master's Degree in Biomechanics and Sports Physiotherapy?

The Official Master's Degree in Biomechanics and Sports Physiotherapy is the first Master's Degree in Spain aimed at Physiotherapists who wish to obtain and improve therapeutic tools in Sports, as well as in in Research and Biomechanics, acquiring knowledge in Research Methodology.

Obtaining objective Biomechanical data allows us to know, in a more precise way, the situation of athletes and their development. It is essential to reduce recovery times and the return as soon as possible to competition. Therefore, the combination of Biomechanics with Sports Physiotherapy provides students with a very complete training that will allow them to develop a successful professional career in this field.

The combination of Biomechanics and Sports Physiotherapy leads to a very comprehensive education and training in this area

The professional fields which Physiotherapists may enter once they finish their studies in the Official Master's Degree in Biomechanics and Sports Physiotherapy at our university combine three itineraries: Research, Sports Physiotherapy and Instrumental Biomechanics, a combination that provides a highly attractive profile for Companies, Sports Clubs and Healthcare Centers whose objective is to improve the performance of athletes.

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With this Master's Degree, you will be able to apply Biomechanical tools to Physiotherapy and Sports

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Admissions Process


Admission process and criteria:

In addition to complying with the previous requirements, the admission application has to be submitted following the given process and time frame, and approval given according to the selection criteria established by the School’s Admissions Committee for this program. The Director of the San Juan de Dios' University School of Nursing and Physical Therapy is responsible for admission, assisted by the Director and Coordinator of the Master's Program.

In order to decide whether or not to admit a candidate to the Official Master's Degree, the following criteria will be considered, with the following weighting:
- Average grade obtained in the Bachelor's Degree/Diploma in Physical Therapy (50%).
- Curriculum, where professional merits relating to the Master's will be valued (25%).
- Personal interview to assess the student's motivation and skills (25%).

The purpose of the personal interview is to explore the following areas:
1. Assessment of the academic record up until present, identifying strengths and areas of interest.
2. Assessment of student motivation to study this Official Master's Program, and to study in this University, as well as any previous knowledge in the field. This part of the interview also makes it possible for the interviewer to provide the student with further information, as well as better academic and professional guidance.
3. General exploration of the distinctive features and skills of the applicant, estimating how much he/she is suited to the studies of the Official Master's Degree in Biomechanics and Sports Physiotherapy.
4. The Interviewer draws up a report, which will be considered as other data to be taken into account by the Admissions Committee.

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Important Dates

  • Admission application filing period: The first period begins on January 8 and ends on October 2, 2019.
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  • Classes begin on: October, 2019.


Applicant Profile/Requirements and Documentation


Candidate profile

It is recommended that the applicant is interested in acquiring knowledge of biomechanics, as well as of the different elements currently available for the quantitative and objective assessment of mechanical or biarticular injuries, with a special inclination toward the field of sport. An outstanding academic profile is recommended, with versatility in order to properly handle both the language used in the humanistic disciplines, and that used in the field of health sciences. It is assumed, therefore, that the applicant must be a motivated person, professionally oriented towards promoting health and well-being among people in the field of sports, with the skills to establish personal relationships of help and support, without neglecting a holistic view of the patient as a whole.

Admission requirements:

In order to be admitted as a student and to attend the Official Master's Degree in Biomechanics and Sports Physiotherapy, the requirements set out by the valid legislation to access Postgraduate Programs must be met and the respective supporting documents shown.

It is a requirement that you hold a degree in Physical Therapy in order to access this Master's program.

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Information on Financial Aid, Grants and Scholarships


€ 8.625 broken down in an € 2.241 inscription fee and 8 monthly fees of € 798 each.
10% discount for Comillas Alumni.
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Contact Information


Information point:
San Juan de Dios' University School of Nursing and Physical Therapy
C/ San Juan de Dios, 1, Ciempozuelos. 28350 Madrid
Telephone Contact Hours from 10:00 to 13:30 and from 15:00 to 17:30.
Tel. +34 91.893.37.69 Fax: +34 91.893.02.75

Director: D. Ricardo Blanco Méndez -
Coordinator: D. Carlos López Moreno -


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Clinical Placements
Clinical Placements 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Master's Thesis
Master's Dissertation 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Research through biomechanics in Sports Physiotherapy
Advanced Research on Physiotherapy and Sport 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Research on Biomechanics 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Instrumental Biomechanics
Instrumental Biomechanics Tools for athlete assessment 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Objective diagnosis and assessment of Advanced techniques in Sports Physiotherapy 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Advanced Techniques in Sports Physiotherapy
Integration Techniques in Sports Physiotherapy 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Advanced Physical Therapies in Sports Physiotherapy 10.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Advanced Manual Therapies in Sports Physiotherapy 12.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Basic Sciences and those related to Sports Physiotherapy
Basic Sciences and those related to Sports Physiotherapy 5.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
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