Courses in Sports Science

A course is usually a unit of study taken at a college or university. In general, a course will last for one academic term, such as a quarter or a semester, though some can be longer or shorter. Completion of a course usually leads to credit toward a degree. What is a course in sports science? Courses in this genre of academia often have a specific focus rather than a broad consideration. An examp… Read more

A course is usually a unit of study taken at a college or university. In general, a course will last for one academic term, such as a quarter or a semester, though some can be longer or shorter. Completion of a course usually leads to credit toward a degree.

What is a course in sports science? Courses in this genre of academia often have a specific focus rather than a broad consideration. An example of a course that fits into this classification is sports coaching, which covers how to strengthen communication and analytical skills in order to make the most of a team’s performance. Another example could be a course that studies a specific sport. A course on football may look at the sport’s history, related clubs, sources of financing, and even well-known rivalries between teams.

By gaining knowledge of popular pastimes, a student can hone communication skills on common topics of conversation. A student may also improve observation and analysis skills that can serve many areas of life. And yet another benefit of taking a college course is the development of discipline through regular attendance and good study habits.

A course’s cost may depend largely on the college or university offering it. Students should take care to check with the proper office to make sure they have an accurate estimate.

There may be many career options available after studying sports science. Some possibilities include sports therapist, coach, sports administrator and sports development officer. Yet other possible job titles are personal trainer and fitness center manager. Even more options could be exercise physiologist or secondary school teacher. These examples are some of the wide range of job opportunities open to sports science experts.

Courses can be taken at colleges and universities found around the world. Both on-campus and online versions may be available as well. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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UNISPORT MANAGEMENT SCHOOL
Barcelona, Spain

What is it ?: The sports coaching is the competition that combines communication and analytical skills that every professional sport must master to move their sports knowledge ... +

What is it ?: The sports coaching is the competition that combines communication and analytical skills that every professional sport must master to move their sports knowledge to optimize the performance itself, peers, subordinates or athletes in their charge. -
Courses
5 months
Spanish
Online
 
Valencia Catholic University
Valencia, Spain

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Welcome to Valencia, a dream-like city which is actually real! Within the precincts of one single city, you will be able to experience both history and modernity while savoring the delights of a true Mediterranean life. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Instituto Hispanico de Murcia
Murcia, Spain

This is an OWD (Open Water Diver) course combined with Spanish lessons. You'll have four lessons of Spanish plus two hours of diving theory and practice everyday. We collabora ... +

This is an OWD (Open Water Diver) course combined with Spanish lessons. You'll have four lessons of Spanish plus two hours of diving theory and practice everyday. We collaborate with PLANETA AZUL, fully qualified, highly experienced in all water sports and Spain’s first National Geographic Dive Centre and a PADI 5* Gold Palm Resort. -
Courses
Full-time
5 days
English, Spanish
Campus
 
Shaw Academy
Ireland Online, Ireland

The Ultimate Weight Loss Programme is specifically designed to equip you with the comprehensive knowledge and skills, which are essential in order to achieve your personal and ... +

The Ultimate Weight Loss Programme is specifically designed to equip you with the comprehensive knowledge and skills, which are essential in order to achieve your personal and professional goals. -
Courses
Part-time
English
Online
 
University of St Andrews - International Summer Programmes
Saint Andrews, United Kingdom

Saints Sport manages all sport and fitness related activities, services and facilities at the University of St Andrews and is a partnership between the Department of Sport and ... +

Saints Sport manages all sport and fitness related activities, services and facilities at the University of St Andrews and is a partnership between the Department of Sport and the Athletic Union. We pride ourselves on our students’ ability to excel both in their academic and sporting endeavours and hold the student experience as a cornerstone of our strategy. -
Courses
Full-time
English
Campus