|Degree:||Bachelor of Science (Honours) (BSc (Hons))|
AIT’s modern state-of-the-art sports science equipment and facilities makes studying sports science at Athlone different from other colleges. With brand new equipment AIT provides students with the opportunity to gain practical experience with the most up-to-date sports science equipment and technology. AIT places an emphasis on practical development equipping students with the skills to enter sports science employment once they complete the degree programme. This includes a four month work placement on Year 3 of the programme.
This four-year BSc (Hons) in Sports Science with Exercise Physiology will equip students with the necessary skills to meet the needs of elite athletes, as well as the health and fitness requirements of the general population. The degree combines areas such as performance testing, nutrition, exercise therapy for recovery, analytical techniques used for screening performance-enhancing drugs, and biomechanics. Over the course of four years, you will learn how the human body operates, from the physiology of the heart, to the operation and interaction of the respiratory, nervous, urinary and reproductive systems.