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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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:... [-]


English and More Courses

Gateway School Of English
Campus September 2019 Malta Saint Julian's

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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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.... [-]


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.... [-]


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.... [-]


GROUP PROGRAMS

Outward Bound Costa Rica
Campus Full time 3 - 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 3 days to several 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.... [-]


GAP YEAR & SEMESTER COURSES

Outward Bound Costa Rica
Campus Full time 65 - 85 days February 2019 Costa Rica San José

Our gap year and semester offerings allow students to learn and master new skills as they venture on challenging expeditions outside of the traditional classroom. [+]

Our gap year and semester courses are ideal for college students and recent high school graduates looking to test their tenacity and cultivate their personal leadership style in the unique tropical wilderness of Costa Rica, Panama, and Nicaragua. Academic credit available for those who apply.

We have specifically designed our gap year and semester courses to be different from other outdoor programs, traditional study abroad alternatives, or any travel experience. Join us and see how much you can learn about yourself and the world around you with the tropical rainforests, rivers, and reefs as your classroom.

For over 70 years, Outward Bound worldwide has provided high impact, life skills, and leadership development adventures. ... [-]


Golf Program

The American College in Spain
Campus Full time September 2019 Spain Marbella

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Course - Winterline Global Skills Program 12 weeks

Winterline Global Skills
Campus Full time 12 weeks September 2019 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:... [-]


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.... [-]


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 ... [-]

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.... [-]


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. [+]

About

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. [+]

About

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.... [-]