Practical Vs Theory
Sport and exercise scientists continue to be a growing presence in the world of work. This course has a greater emphasis on sports science units which are an entry requirement on degrees such as Physiotherapy and Sport Science. You will study units that reflect your own aspirations and the diverse nature of the sport science sector including; anatomy and physiology, sports nutrition, sport psychology, sport and exercise physiology, fitness testing, sports nutrition, research methods, exercise health and lifestyle.
You will gain top tips from guest speakers and have the chance to go on trips to real workplaces within the industry such as St Georges Park and The King Power Stadium, the home of the 2016 Premier League Champions Leicester City. Other trips and visits may include, English Institute of Sport, Olympic Stadium, Birmingham Futsal Arena and the opportunity for a residential Skiing Trip.
This course is approximately 20% theory and 80% practical.
You will study the following units: Mandatory: • Anatomy and Physiology • Sports Psychology • Fitness Testing • Practical Sport Optional: • Exercise, Health and Lifestyle • Work Experience • Sports Nutrition • Research Methods • Sport and Exercise Physiology.
This course has allowed me to gain knowledge in football coaching. I now have a Sports Leader Award whilst studying here and have the opportunity to progress to Uni!