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Athlete Injury Support

TeamBU Athlete Injury Support

Summary

As part of our commitment to the wellbeing of all students at BU SportBU would like to ensure that all athletes have a better understanding of some of support services we can offer injured athletes to get them back into sport.

Our Injury Support Services provides our performance sport athletes with a wide range of services tailored to the individual’s needs and preferences. We recognise that student athletes want to be back playing sport as soon as possible therefore it is our aim to effectively liaise with injured athletes to get you back playing the sport you love.

19.7%
of injuries reported were Ankle injuries, our most common injury. Taking in part in Strength and Conditioning can help reduce this percentage.
85%
of students that access our Injury Support Services, were back playing within 2 weeks of Injury.

Injury Assessment Form

Report your Injury Here, to receive acess to our injury support services. This will trigger a response form our Phyisiotherapy team. 

Headcase Resources (Rugby Football Union Concussion Guidance)

RFU Concussion guidance and advice can be found below: 

HEADCASE RESOURCES RFU Pocket Concussion Recognition Tool

Football Association Concussion Guidance

FA Concussion Guidance pdf (235KB)

Supporting Student Athletes: Injury Support Services

Supporting Student Athletes: Athlete Personal Insurance

TeamBU Athlete Personal Insurance:

Included as part of your affiliation to TeamBU, every athlete is covered by personal accident insurance should they get injured during Universty acitivy. The student athlete can claim for loss of pay through injury, can cover the payment of up to 10 physiotherapy appoinements and more. To make a claim, please see the documentation below. 

Essential Documents

IPID 2021 pdf (134KB) Policy Schedule 2021 pdf (89KB)

Other relevant pages

TeamBU Vehicle Use

TeamBU Vehicle Use

All drivers driving under BU business are required to abide by the Driving Policy and must complete a drivers declaration form before any journey commences.

Supporting Student Athletes

Supporting Student Athletes

As part of our commitment to the wellbeing of all students at BU, SportBU would like to ensure that all athletes have a better understanding of some of the dangers associated with alcohol, drugs and the importance of sleep.