What will you study on the BSc Sport and Exercise Science (Strength and Conditioning)?
You will study the full spectrum of sport and exercise science theory, including the methods of enhancing sports performance, the scientific methods of enquiry and a knowledge of the human response to exercise. A large part of your studies will be practice-based at our Allianz Park site and you will take part in 150 hours of clinical practice throughout your degree (50 hours per year).
This course offers a broad programme of study, preparing you for a range of sport and exercise science careers working with both sports teams and elite athletes, as well as with people across all levels of fitness, including young people and the elderly.
What will you gain?
As well as the gaining an in-depth understanding of the scientific methods of training and performance, necessary to becoming a successful Strength and Conditioning Specialist, you will also have a detailed understanding of:
- Human structure and function with reference to exercise performance, health or movement
- The psychology of working with those in sport
- Techniques and procedures used to assess physical fitness and well-being
- Research methods and processes in relation to exercise and health
- Nutritional needs of the physically active and professional sportspeople
- Techniques and procedures used to assess physical fitness and well-being.