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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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13 Results in Sports Studies

Elite Football Academy

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 ful ... [+]

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:... [-]

United Kingdom London
August 2019
Full-time
Campus
Gateway School Of English

The English plus programmes are ideal for teenagers and adults alike who wish to combine English study with a leisure or cultural activity of their choice. ... [+]

The English plus programmes are ideal for teenagers and adults alike who wish to combine English study with a leisure or cultural activity of their choice.

For instance, it is possible to attend English language lessons and then participate in sports, such as Golf, Tennis or Scuba-diving. Another possibility is to follow a course that blends English study with a cultural programme related to the history and folklore of the Maltese Islands.

Such English and More courses will appeal to the students who wish to give added meaning to their learning of English, knowing that the Maltese Islands offer the best opportunity to indulge in their favorite sport or leisure activity.

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Malta Saint Julian's
September 2019
Campus
University of St Andrews - International Summer Programmes

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 Spor ... [+]

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
July 2019
Full-time
1 week
Campus
Escuela Montalban 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 h ... [+]

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.... [-]

Spain Granada
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 - 2 weeks
Campus
The American College in Spain

Michael Campbell is a major champion and lifetime member of the European Tour. At age 7, he began playing golf on the Patea golf course in New Zealand, In 1988, Campbell ... [+]

Golf Program MICHAEL CAMPBELL 2005 US OPEN CHAMPION

Michael Campbell is a major champion and lifetime member of the European Tour. At age 7, he began playing golf on the Patea golf course in New Zealand, In 1988, Campbell represented New Zealand in various international amateur competitions, including the team victory at the 1992 Eisenhower Trophy. He also won the New South Wales Amateur and the Australian Amateur before turning professional in 1993. In 1995 he won the Alfred Dunhill Masters, and the Johnnie Walker Classic in 1999.

In 2000 he finished fourth on the European Tour Order of Merit and won the PGA Tour of Australasia’s Order of Merit with wins at the New Zealand Open, Ericsson Masters and the Heineken Classic. He defended his Heineken Classic trophy in 2001 and again finished in the top ten on the European Tour Order of Merit in 2002 with wins at the Smurfit European Open and the Nissan Irish Open.... [-]

Spain Marbella
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Outward Bound Costa Rica

What’s the best way to explore two Central American countries? Go on a cross-country expedition with Outward Bound Costa Rica and trek from the Caribbean to the Pacific! ... [+]

What’s the best way to explore two Central American countries? Go on a cross-country expedition with Outward Bound Costa Rica and trek from the Caribbean to the Pacific! Our Coast to Coast Expedition Semester is an 85-day course with an immersive journey on foot through valleys and lush rainforests for 26 days.

You will have the opportunity to brush up on your Spanish and immerse in Costa Rican traditions while through a homestay with a family in a rural area. Boost your leadership and raft-guiding skills through challenging and exhilarating whitewater rafting excursions. Explore remote tropical islands on a kayak and catch some waves on world-renowned beaches.

Then, travel to neighboring countries - Panama and Nicaragua. Go scuba diving in tropical waters and take part in service learning projects. Engage with natives through activities like sailing, wakeboarding, and snorkeling. At the end of the program, you will earn First Aid and CPR certifications, as well as up to 12 academic credits.... [-]

Costa Rica Cartago
September 2019
Full-time
1 semester
Campus
Shaw Academy

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 persona ... [+]

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.... [-]

Ireland Ireland Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
iStudy

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 & Fitn ... [+]

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.... [-]

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

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 ... [+]

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 ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
London South Bank University

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 ... [-]
United Kingdom London
August 2019
Campus
London South Bank University

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.... [-]

United Kingdom London
August 2019
Full-time
2 days
Campus
LM Marti Education

We work closely with professional surfing instructors to ensure that the best possible surfing is achieved. Our professionals have hundreds of previous classes at various ... [+]

Have you ever surfed in the Bay of Biscay before? If not then you're in for a special surprise! We offer surfing classes with a local who will teach you in northern Spain's most popular and well-known beaches.

We work closely with professional surfing instructors to ensure that the best possible surfing is achieved. Our professionals have hundreds of previous classes at various levels, from beginner to advanced. Safety is also an important factor that we take into consideration.

Apart from surfing, we also offer Spanish classes. While in Spain, it's very helpful to learn some Spanish phrases, which can help with immersing into the local culture of Spain. The best way to learn a language is to study it in a country in which the language is spoken. Our experienced, fully qualified native tutors will help you learn Spanish in class, so that you can practice in the street, with your host family or with your friends.... [-]

Spain Getxo
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 - 3 months
Campus
ITM Thai Hand International Training Massage School 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 stre ... [+]

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... [-]
Germany Berlin
March 2020
1 month
Campus