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Sports Science

Stonebridge College
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80 hours
510 GBP excl. VAT
English
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Sports Science

Sports science is the combined study of several disciplines that focus on body and exercise, such as anatomy and physiology and sports nutrition. The science underpins everything that the fitness and sports industries are founded on, plus everything we currently know about exercise and the human body. Therefore, current and aspiring fitness professionals must have a solid understanding of sports science to excel in their field. Luckily, this Level 3 Sports Science course is here to help.

Via 8 in-depth lessons, you will learn all about performance analysis, sports psychology, fitness training, nutrition, anatomy and physiology, biomechanics and coaching science, to give you an excellent foundation in all things sports-science related. What’s more, this sports science course is a distance learning programme, which means that you can learn from home and develop new skills, without having to sacrifice your career or other commitments.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who should study this course?

This sports science online course has been designed for anyone who works or aspires to work in the fitness and sports sector. It is also ideal for anyone interested in understanding the scientific principles and approaches that lie beneath top sport and athletic performance.

You do not need any prior experience or qualifications to enrol on this sports science online course. All academic backgrounds and experience levels are welcome.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

What happens after the course?

Once you have passed this sports science course, you will have a fantastic grounding in sports science. From understanding the human body’s reaction to specific factors and how these affect athletic performance, to applying this knowledge to real-life scenarios, you’ll finish this home study diploma with the skills and knowledge to excel in any role within the fitness and sports industry.

The course also provides an excellent foundation upon which you can build through further study. If you wish to remain in education for longer, you could apply for an undergraduate degree in sports science at university.

Due to the diversity of the topics covered by sports science, there are several career paths that you could enjoy in the field. You could take a practical route as a fitness instructor or a coach. Alternatively, you could take on a more supportive role, with further study, and become a sports scientist or a psychologist, advising sports teams and athletes on how to better maintain their performance. Other possible job roles include:

  • Personal trainer
  • Sports therapist
  • Exercise physiologist

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Stonebridge College

Stonebridge College

Stonebridge Associated Colleges is a team of bright and motivated people dedicated to helping learners fulfill their potential and meet their career goals. Set up in 1995, Stonebridge Associated Colleges was initially intended to help people qualify in complementary therapies,...


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Stonebridge House
Ocean View Road
EX23 8ST Cornwall

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