Course in Sports Studies

Top Courses in Sports Studies

Courses are paths of study taken by students who intend to further their personal and professional growth. There are some courses that last for only a few months, while others last for several years.

What is a course in sports studies? It is a course that focuses on how exercise and sports improve physical and emotional health and how healthy bodies function during a workout. A course in sports studies will often specialize in a particular area of health or a certain form of sports or exercise. Some common specialties these courses cover include leading yoga and meditation, creating specialized diets for weight loss, coaching soccer, instructing indoor cycling groups and teaching Zumba classes.

The greatest benefits from courses in sports studies include learning about the body and how it works. Students can improve their skills in developing fitness routines, choosing healthy foods and being self-disciplined. These unique abilities can help students live happier lives by making healthier choices.

Millennials are widely considered the most active generation, making sports studies courses increasingly popular. However, cost varies from institution to institution, so students should always do research to find programs that fit their budgets and professional goals.

Successfully completing courses in sports studies is often a requirement to work as a fitness instructor at many popular franchises and specialty gyms. It is also an excellent professional foundation for a personal trainer who works on a freelance basis. Other professionals in this field include yogis, football coaches, managers of retreats and teachers of physical education.

Due to the physical and hands-on components of sports studies, this type of course is usually taught in person and sometimes at exotic locations around the world. However, it is also possible to find online remote learning opportunities. 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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Yoga Teacher Training Course India

Mantra Yoga & Meditation School
Campus Full time 28 days Open Enrollment India Rishikesh Dharamshala + 1 more

Our primary Yoga and Meditation teacher training school is situated in the beautiful foothills of the Tapovan, Laxman jhoola area, and is completely surrounded by breathtaking mountains. The environment is lush and green, and there is a small waterfall nearby, too. You’ll wake up to the sounds of nature, with birds calling you to start your day of yoga and meditation. The school is just a short walking distance away from Laxman Jhoola, and the banks of the “Mother River” Ganges. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, and nestled in the greenery and silence of nature, you will be able to gain a deeper understanding of your own inner self, and take positive steps forward on your spiritual journey. [+]

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The 200-hour yoga teacher training Rishikesh is a Beginner level 1, Top rated international certification Yoga teacher training 28 Days residential course in Rishikesh. It is an Ashtanga Yoga Primary series and Vinyasa yoga teacher training program. Our primary Yoga and Meditation teacher training school is situated in the beautiful foothills of the Tapovan, Laxman jhoola area, and is completely surrounded by breathtaking mountains. The environment is lush and green, and there is a small waterfall nearby, too. You’ll wake up to the sounds of nature, with birds calling you to start your day of yoga and meditation. The school is just a short walking distance away from Laxman Jhoola, and the banks of the “Mother River” Ganges. Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, and nestled in the greenery and silence of nature, you will be able to gain a deeper understanding of your own inner self, and take positive steps forward on your spiritual journey.... [-]


Meditation & Yoga Teacher Training Course India

Mantra Yoga & Meditation School
Campus Full time 25 days Open Enrollment India Rishikesh Dharamshala + 1 more

Yoga Meditation teacher training course in Dharamsala is a unique mix of Yoga & Meditation teacher training in India. Our 200-hour yoga teacher training course is covering Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga with various Guided meditation techniques. It is an International certification course, to become a Yoga Alliance USA registered yoga meditation Teacher. Mantra Yoga & Meditation School RYS 200 is offering you the opportunity to become a multi-style yoga meditation teacher through our 25-day residential yoga meditation multi-style certification course. [+]

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Yoga Meditation teacher training course in Dharamsala is a unique mix of Yoga & Meditation teacher training in India. Our 200-hour yoga teacher training course is covering Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga with various Guided meditation techniques. It is an International certification course, to become a Yoga Alliance USA registered yoga meditation Teacher. Mantra Yoga & Meditation School RYS 200 is offering you the opportunity to become a multi-style yoga meditation teacher through our 25-day residential yoga meditation multi-style certification course.

The program is designed to cover Traditional Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Eastern and Western philosophies and various meditation techniques. It is open to all individuals – Beginners to Intermediate practitioners. It is a highly recommended training course for Yoga teachers, Massage therapist, Healers, Reiki practitioners and people who wish to have a career and serve the wellness community. As part of the curriculum, you will cover approximately 50 Basic to Intermediate Yogic Asana and 10 to 15 global guided meditation techniques.... [-]


YMCA Level 3 Award in Conversion of Advanced Fitness Instructor to Personal Trainer Status

London South Bank University
Campus August 2019 United Kingdom London

This award allows you to advance to Personal Trainer without duplicating prior learning. [+]

This award has been created to allow learners who hold the Level 3 Certificate in Advanced Fitness Instructing (NQF) to 'upskill' and achieve Personal Trainer status without having to duplicate learning. The award comprises units that have been mapped to the revised CYQ QCF Certificate in Personal Training (500/8259/0) and so allows immediate Recognition of Prior Achievement (RPA).

You will cover:

Anatomy and physiology covering the heart and circulatory system, the endocrine system and their relation to exercise and health How to design physical activity programmes which are suited to a range of environments How to carry out appropriate physical measurements of clients How to apply the principles of nutrition to support client goals as part of an exercise and physical activity programme ... [-]

YMCA Level 2 Award in Instructing Group Indoor Cycling Sessions

London South Bank University
Campus Full time 2 days August 2019 United Kingdom London

Learn how to plan and deliver indoor cycling exercise classes. [+]

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to design and deliver safe and effective group indoor cycling sessions.

Learners will cover:

The benefits of group indoor cycling Health and safety in relation to group indoor cycling How to design and teach safe and effective group indoor cycling sessions The principles and variables used within a group indoor cycling session How to monitor and motivate participants during group indoor cycling sessions How to use music during group indoor cycling sessions How to reflect on providing group indoor cycling

Our rates are competitive and courses are delivered by our experienced tutors, who are practical and hands-on in their approach. Training will take place in our Academy of Sport, which has recently undergone £1 million of investment.... [-]


Thai Yoga Massage Retreat on El Hierro Island

ITM Thai Hand International Training Massage School Berlin
Campus 8 days September 2018 Germany Berlin

Reconnect and rebalance yourself discovering your own rhythm in the middle of the Atlantic! [+]

About

Reconnect and rebalance yourself discovering your own rhythm in the middle of the Atlantic! Enjoy a retreat in El Hierro -Canary Islands- a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve island.

Open a new door in your life to help yourself by helping others and start to learn another job for your future. Learning the Foundations of Thai Massage, ITM certified. Simply living up to your own rhythm -in harmony with nature.

Sun 30th September - Sun 7th Octoberfrom € 608 per person in double room / from € 730 in a double for single use

About the accommodation headquarters of the retreat:

El Sitio is situated between vineyards in the small village of La Frontera. Here in the northern part of the island, you can enjoy beautiful mountain views, the open ocean and the Golfo valley lying at your feet.El Sitio – “The place”, is an open space integrated with the natural surroundings and community of El Hierro. We provide visitors with a peaceful environment for calming down body and mind. El Sitio is a canvas for people & ideas that both inspire and support El Hierro’s strategy of sustainable development, respect for the environment, culture and human dignity.All of our “Casitas” are simple, individually designed casitas made out of traditional lava stone from El Hierro. From many places inside and outside of the houses, you can enjoy great views of the sea, nearby vineyards and the mountains. http://elsitio-elhierro.es/en/... [-]


Thai Yoga Massage Therapy Expert Training Program

ITM Thai Hand International Training Massage School Berlin
Campus 1 month September 2018 Germany Berlin

Imagine… that you feel totally relaxed and happy. Because you have a job that gives you so much fulfillment. That boosts your health and energy. That eliminates your stress, headaches, back pain, burnout and Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). Plus a good income, while working part-time, inspiring others, changing lives and helping people improve their health and well-being. And all of that in a very short time. Ready for a powerful transformation? Read more. [+]

Are you finding it really difficult to make positive changes and improve your health and well-being?

Are you stressed-out most of the time? Do you ever think: I wish I truly enjoyed my work?

Our unique Thai Yoga Massage Therapy Program is for you if:

You work hard and feel very stressed You sometimes think: if I continue like this, I am bound to have a burnout Or you already have a burnout, RSI complaints, headaches or back pain You work very hard and have very little time to do the things that you really love You want more time to travel or for your hobbies, family, and friends You lose time in traffic every day because you have to commute to work – wouldn’t it be nice to work closer to home? You sometimes think: if only I were my own boss, then I could create my own work schedule You want to travel and enjoy the more free time, but you are not allowed to take more leave You get too little satisfaction from your current job and often ask yourself: IS THIS IT? You want to mean more to others and contribute in a way that fulfills you You want to help others You are stressed-out most of the time and want to feel relaxed You want your pain and discomfort to disappear: no more stiff shoulders, headaches, RSI, back pain, etc. You over-think a lot and want to calm your thoughts and mind You want to... [-]

Course in Personal Trainer

International Career Institute
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

Join a booming industry that provides an array of career opportunities while helping other people look and feel better – the fitness industry. ICI guides you in entering the enticing world of fitness as a personal trainer. [+]

Join a booming industry that provides an array of career opportunities while helping other people look and feel better – the fitness industry. ICI guides you in entering the enticing world of fitness as a personal trainer. Be able to make your clients achieve a healthy physique by learning more about the human body and the most effective exercises for every body type and objective.

Course Outline

Certificate III in Fitness (Gym Instructor) - SRF30206

Principles of Fitness Human Anatomy Exercise Science Client Communication Motivation Fitness Programming Nutrition Client Screening Fitness workplace (Law and OH&S)

Certificate IV in Fitness (Personal Trainer) - SRF40206

Principles of Fitness Advanced Exercise Science Client Communication Motivation Fitness Programming for Individuals Advanced Nutrition Promoting a Fitness Business ... [-]

GROUP PROGRAMS

Outward Bound Costa Rica
Campus Full time 1 - 85 days Open Enrollment Costa Rica San José

Our customized group courses are designed to meet the goals of the high school, university, and other organizational, social or civic groups. Group courses utilize a wilderness-based classroom, service learning, and cultural immersion to cultivate leadership, team building, and personal growth in a bilingual setting.

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Course length ranges from 1-day to multi-week expeditions. Groups must have at least 5 participants and there is no limit to the number of participants overall. Spanish language and culture courses are the core of our organization, revealing a Costa Rica that most will never have the opportunity to experience. Activities range from trekking through remote rainforest with local guides and practicing language skills to making traditional meals alongside homestay families and contributing to sustainable living and conservation efforts. Leadership development courses facilitate experiences that encourage personal growth and team building for outdoor educators, sports teams, and peer leaders alike. Opportunities range from learning and practicing new interpersonal communication skills, and expanding on personal strengths to develop individual leadership styles. Service learning courses provide mutually beneficial experiences that foster communication, awareness, and tolerance among different cultures. Past service projects have included painting or small-scale construction of schools and community centers, installing or maintaining drinking water systems, and sea turtle and other conservation projects. We will build for you and your group, a fully customized program that can include, hiking, surfing, whitewater rafting, kayaking rappelling, scuba diving, tree climbing, zip lining, cultural tours and service projects. ... [-]


Online Health & Fitness Courses

iStudy
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

You will be able to gain the necessary knowledge and skills required to succeed in this sector. You will be able to stand out in the crowd by adding our Health & Fitness qualification to your CV and Resume. [+]

Why Should You Choose one of our Health & Fitness Courses? Lifetime access to our Health & Fitness courses No hidden fees or exam charges Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials Full Tutor support Efficient exam system, assessment, and instant results Improve your chance of gaining professional skills Who is this Course for?

As there is no experience and qualification required for our Health & Fitness courses, they are available for all students from any academic backgrounds.

Requirements

Our Health & Fitness courses are fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the courses with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.... [-]


Football Degree

ELITE FOOTBALL ACADEMY
Campus Full time August 2019 United Kingdom London

Future Elite Sports can offer a full-time football programme for talented male football players whilst simultaneously studying for a degree.The Football Academy is a full-time football programme which provides the perfect platform for players to continue to train and compete at a high level in the UK. [+]

Future Elite Sports can offer a full-time football programme for talented male football players whilst simultaneously studying for a degree.The Football Academy is a full-time football programme which provides the perfect platform for players to continue to train and compete at a high level in the UK.

Based on the U.S Collegiate system, the Future Elite Academy allows players to continue to chase the dream of playing professionally, whilst simultaneously gaining an Internationally recognised degree. Located in the vibrant city of Northampton, the Academy provides top-level training facilities mixed with fantastic learning spaces.

Academy Overview

The Academy is unique, as it is designed to enable talented players to gain access to the professional/ non-league game, as well as access to American universities and clubs. Playing pathways for players include:... [-]


Introduction to Bhakti Yoga

Bhaktivedanta College
Online Full time Part time 6 weeks November 2018 Belgium Online Durbuy + 2 more

Bhakti Yoga or Yoga of Devotion (Love) is yoga for modern time. It is easy to practice and its results are sublime. The main two practices are a meditation on the sacred sound vibration of a mantra and hearing or reading sacred spiritual books like Bhagavad Gita and Srimad Bhagavatam. These sacred sound vibrations have a potency to reduce and even extinguish the anxiety and pressure that one experiences in a fast-paced life of a modern society and connect one with the inner source of wisdom. Even a beginner can experience a significant increase in inner peace and satisfaction. A regular practitioner experiences higher levels of consciousness, personal development and uncovering of one’ s spiritual nature which all culminate in divine love for God and all living beings.

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What is bhakti yoga?

Bhakti Yoga or Yoga of Devotion (Love) is yoga for modern time. It is easy to practice and its results are sublime. The main two practices are a meditation on the sacred sound vibration of a mantra and hearing or reading sacred spiritual books like Bhagavad Gita and Srimad Bhagavatam. These sacred sound vibrations have a potency to reduce and even extinguish the anxiety and pressure that one experiences in a fast-paced life of a modern society and connect one with the inner source of wisdom. Even a beginner can experience a significant increase in inner peace and satisfaction. A regular practitioner experiences higher levels of consciousness, personal development and uncovering of one’ s spiritual nature which all culminate in divine love for God and all living beings.... [-]


Course - Winterline Global Skills Program 12 weeks

Winterline Global Skills
Campus Full time 12 weeks September 2018 USA Cambridge Costa Rica San José Thailand Bangkok Cambodia Phnom Penh + 6 more

This program is like our nine-month Global Skills Gap Year program, but for those with limited time. Experiment, explore, acquire a lifetime of skills in just 12 weeks! You’ll travel the world and learn skills that are valuable (personal finance, cooking, navigation), eye-opening (milking cows, sewing clothing, Thai fishing), introspective (group dynamics, critical thinking, conflict resolution) and just plain fun (scuba diving, mixology, horseback riding). Every day will be challenging. Every day will be new. [+]

Winterline Global Skills Program: 12 –week

Costa Rica, Thailand, Cambodia, US This program is like our nine-month Global Skills Gap Year program, but for those with limited time. Experiment, explore, acquire a lifetime of skills in just 12 weeks! You’ll travel the world and learn skills that are valuable (personal finance, cooking, navigation), eye-opening (milking cows, sewing clothing, Thai fishing), introspective (group dynamics, critical thinking, conflict resolution) and just plain fun (scuba diving, mixology, horseback riding). Every day will be challenging. Every day will be new. If you want to venture into the wider world, while also exploring the farthest reaches of yourself, this is the program for you. Skills Highlights:... [-]


Spanish courses in Granada with outdoor activities in Sierra Nevada

Escuela Montalban Granada
Campus Full time 1 - 2 weeks Open Enrollment Spain Granada

We love nature. So we can take you to explore our Natural Parks or the Sierra Nevada National Park. Whether you like horseback riding, rock climbing, mountain biking or hiking, our goal is to deliver you an outstanding experience and insights into the local environment and at the same time you can practice your Spanish with our guides. [+]

General Spanish Courses

This course of 4 lessons a day allows students to complement holidays with language study. Students can start to learn Spanish from scratch, or to further improve their linguistic skills.

Courses start every Monday for all Spanish levels.

Classes: 4 lessons of 45 minutes per day from Monday to Friday in groups with max. 8 students. Course duration: from 1 to 2 weeks. Enrolment fee: 50 €. Timetable: from 09.00 to 12.15 h.

Course prices:

1 week: 180 € 2 weeks: 340 €

Combine a Spanish course with the following outdoor activities!

We love nature. So we can take you to explore our Natural Parks or the Sierra Nevada National Park. Whether you like horseback riding, rock climbing, mountain biking or hiking, our goal is to deliver you an outstanding experience and insights into the local environment and at the same time you can practice your Spanish with our guides.... [-]


Hockey and Netball Summer Courses

University of St Andrews - International Summer Programmes
Campus Full time 1 week July 2019 United Kingdom Saint Andrews

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. [+]

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.

At Saints Sport we are committed to developing the perfect environment for the pursuit of excellence, enhancing student experience and personal development through involvement in sport and increasing engagement in sport within and outwith the University. Each strand of our programme helps us to work towards our goal and provides the best possible springboard for our graduates into the world, to help develop our staff and provide opportunities for our community.... [-]


Course Ultimate Weight Loss Programme

Shaw Academy
Online Part time Open Enrollment Ireland Ireland Online

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. [+]

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. It offers comprehensive strategies for losing weight and preventing weight-related diseases, for those who are serious about their health. Let our expert nutritionists and dieticians start you on the path to a successful career in the field of weight loss or achieve your long desired nutritional goals. You will learn how to obtain long-lasting, effective results so register now to start learning.

Course details

LESSON 1 - GMOs, Food Complementation And Organic Food

You will learn what the food industry is doing to our food and see if there are benefits of choosing organic or genetically modified foods. We will look at food synergy and the benefits of getting more nutrients from our food as we are losing the excess pounds.... [-]