You'll undertake needs analysis on athletes, implement testing procedures and design periodised training programmes. Over half of your learning will be focused on specialist strength and conditioning practices. Optional modules mean you can pursue your interests in areas such as nutrition, sports injuries or performance analysis. This degree is professionally accredited with the NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association), a world-leading membership organisation for elite sportspeople, and follows the UKSCA’s (UK Strength and Conditioning Association) quality standards.
You will work with other other practitioners including coaches, sports therapists and sports scientist to develop the skills needed to work as part of a team. At graduation you will be prepared to move into a professional multi-disciplinary environment. With priority use of the strength and conditioning suite, you’ll be able to develop your coaching skills at every opportunity. The facilities are free for students to use. The suite has been used by the UKSCA and British weightlifting teams and is the ideal training environment. You can see the facilities at the open day.
This degree is professionally accredited with the NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association), a world-leading membership organisation for elite sportspeople, and follows the UKSCA’s (UK Strength and Conditioning Association) quality standards. The students achieve industry accreditations and become top strength and conditioning coaches.
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The course involves a substantial amount of practical study alongside coursework, presentations, case studies and both theoretical and practical exams.
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