Escuela Universitaria Real Madrid Universidad Europea

Master in Exercise and Sports Physiotherapy



The Master in Exercise and Sports Physiotherapy aims to provide physiotherapists with the skills and resources necessary to prevent and treat injuries as well as achieve rapid recoveries in injured athletes, all while being part of a multidisciplinary team.



Villaviciosa de Odón 60 ECTS
Start: 22 oct. 2022 Title issued by Universidad Europea de Madrid
9 meses School of Sports Sciences
Private degree Real Madrid Graduate School - Universidad Europea


Why study the Sports and Exercise Physiotherapy Master?

Choose the only Sports Physiotherapy Masters 100% taught in english in Spain. A pioneer program which has been trining students for the last 10 years. Qualified as one of the top postgraduate programs in Spain by El Mundo Universities Rankings.

Academic quality

This program is designed to provide students with specialized knowledge of the most state-of-the-art methods, the latest trends and treatments for sports Injuries. This programs was developped by Universidad Europea de Madrid Professors and Real Madrid C.F. medical team professionals.


Experiential learning based in the practice

The program is based on an eminently practical work methodology. In order to achieve an optimal assimilation of knowledge we combine teamwork, attendance at seminars, and individual work at the campus’s facilities which are equipped with cutting edge technology, including physiotherapy areas, physiological laboratories...


Renowned teaching staff

The Master's teaching staff is composed with professional from the main sports entities around the world, all of them work nowadays in Sports realted projects.


Professional vocation

During this master you will work from the very first day in the practice in order to develop the needed skill-set to succeed in the Sports Industry.


International networking

Our International teaching staff, the professionals you will meet at different events and your classmate from more than 50 nationalities will help you to build a professional network that will be the key in your professional future.


Live the Real Madrid experience

Enjoy exclusive experiences with Real Madrid C.F., the White Week, professional visits, live sport events and networking events.


Best in-house facilities & equipment

Enjoy studying in the leading centre in Spain in Sports Sciences research (also in Physiotherapy), equipped with a fully renewed sport complex where you can enjoy all facilities and laboratories at our Human Research Lab where you can find the latest advances in Sports Sciences Research equipment.


A prestigious school

The Academic quality of The School is certified by more than 11.000 graduated students during over 14 years of History, most of them witk all around the world as successfull professionals in the Sports Industry. Beside this, Universidad Europea de Madrid is one of the top 3 universities in Health Sciences in Spain.

1º Sports Physiotherapy Master

100% taught in English in Spain

15 club professionals

More than 15 professionals from the Real Madrid medical service teach classes in the master's degree.

1º place in the El Mundo ranking

As a specialised master in the area of Physiotherapy.

Study plan


Module 1: The athlete's physiological environment: training

  • Physiological Basis of Sports Training
  • Training Program


Module 2: Prevention and planning the Return to Play after a sports injury

  • Epidemiology and prevalence of sports injuries
  • Individual functional analysis of athletes
  • Program for sports injuries according to changes in structure and functional ability
  • Return to Play models


Module 3: Diagnosis and conservative approach to myofascial pain. Manual Sports Therapy. Functional Dressings and Kinesio Taping

  • Myofascial pain in sport: clinical diagnosis
  • Chronic pain in sport
  • Functional wound dressings in sport
  • Kinesio Taping
  • Mulligan method
  • Myofascial therapy
  • Global Active Stretching
  • Foam Roller


Module 4: Functional rehabilitation, motor control and physical-sport readaptation


Module 5: Pathology and medicine for treating sports injuries


Module 6: Sports Nutrition, Sports Psychology and Sports Emergencies




Professional opportunities in Sports Physioteraphy

Sports physiotherapy is one of many specialties in physiotherapy, focused on the rehabilitation, care and injury prevention of amateur and professional athletes. It also aims to establish guidelines for all patients who engage in physical activity and want to carry out their activity safely.

After completing the Master in Sports Physiotherapy, graduates will be qualified to work—either for a company or as a freelancer—in any sport-related organisation. They will also be prepared to develop and launch their own entrepreneurship projects.



Start your future at Universidad Europea
Choosing what to study is one of the most important decisions, so we have a process and an advisory team that will help guide you on this path.

1 - Access test

Start your process by calling +34 911 128 850 or you can make the "application for admission" in the link that you will find below.

2 - Place reservation

Once admitted you can pay your reservation to guarantee it.

3 - Enrollment

Bring the necessary documentation to formalize your registration.