Medicine Diploma


The FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine is a free online course, designed to help clinicians learn how to diagnose and manage common football-related injuries and illnesses. The course is designed specifically for primary care clinicians including doctors, physiotherapist and other allied health practitioners. No pre-existing sports medicine knowledge is required. The course is designed to be flexible. Visit a single page, complete individual modules or finish the entire course. The choice is yours.

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To get started, click on the following images to open each of the four course categories. Each category contains approximately ten modules.

Team care
Lower Limb
Upper Limb, Spine and Target Groups
Sports Medicine

World renowned experts

The diploma is presented by FIFA, in collaboration with a number of international experts in football medicine. The faculty presenting the FIFA Football Medicine diploma are recognised experts in the field of sports medicine. They are located around the globe at 49 FIFA Medical Centres of Excellence.

Access to peer-reviewed journals

Over the past 20 years, FIFA has published almost 400 articles in peer-reviewed journals. The diploma provides an opportunity to easily access this knowledge. It also provides a ‘road map’ to other useful material including journal articles, websites and podcasts. It is hoped that this will enhance the users knowledge of sports medicine.

Register on the platform to enrol in the FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine and to start learning about football medicine.

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