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Study wherever and whenever you want. You’ll have access to your course for one year so you can fit your learning around your other commitments.

Sports Science

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Sports Science

This course will ensure you gain and develop the essential skills necessary to become a respected sports scientist. Each module is filled with crucial information on a variety of subjects that are essential for any budding sports scientist. Sports science is a broad field, and to be a successful sports scientist, you must have a burning desire to understand the workings of the human body and how to maximise performance.

Course Overview

Develop the industry-desired skills you need to get started in Sports Science. Learn to conceptualise new processes, and challenge existing ones by experimenting with new concepts and discovering innovative ways of working that enhance and prolong sports performance.

To convey your performance recommendations, it’s essential that you develop communicative skills that will support you as your work closely with athletes and coaches to ensure your suggestions are followed.

This course will give you the practical and theoretical knowledge to support professional athletes and their teams and aid them in reaching and maintaining peak performance.

Key topics covered in this course

  • Functional anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise physiology
  • Fitness training and testing
  • Nutrition for health and performance
  • Sports psychology
  • Coaching science
  • Performance analysis

Use the tabs above to learn more about this course and its contents along with details about the qualifications you will gain, potential careers for qualified individuals along with any pre-requirements. Alternatively, reach out to us via the form below and one of our course experts will be in touch to answer any questions you may have.

What distinguishes us from other training providers is that we only offer Personal Training courses that have been developed and are delivered by industry experts who are currently leading the way in respective fields.

Throughout the course, you'll be learning through written materials, interactive learning elements, and course videos that are engaging and fun.

OUR PASS RATE
Fitness (National Average 75.1%)
94.7%

Modules

The course has been separated into 8 individual modules, aimed at structuring the learning experience in a way that allows you to study at your own pace in a step by step format whilst covering all the critical topics you need to know for a career sports science. See below for a comprehensive breakdown of the core components of each unit:

Unit 1: Functional Anatomy

  • Understand anatomical terminology
  • Main function of the skeletal system
  • Different types of joints
  • Different types of muscle contraction
  • The sliding filament theory

Unit 2: Biomechanics

  • Planes of movement
  • Types of levers
  • Newton’s Laws of Motion
  • Fluid mechanics

Unit 3: Exercise Physiology

  • The body’s energy systems in relation to sport and exercise
  • The role of the cardiovascular system in relation to exercise
  • The role of the respiratory system in relation to exercise

Unit 4: Fitness Training and Testing

  • How the body familiarises itself with various forms of exercise training
  • Measuring the the body’s responses to exercise training

Unit 5: Nutrition for Health and Performance

  • Nutrition and its impact on sports performance
  • Assessing dietary intake
  • Nutritional requirements for sports performers
  • Nutritional strategy for an athlete during training/competition

Unit 6: Sports Psychology

  • Role of the sports psychologist
  • The importance of motivation in sport
  • Methods of enhancing the performance of athletes

Unit 7: Coaching Science

  • The process of sports coaching
  • The main theories of learning in relation to coaching
  • The importance of effective communication

Unit 8: Performance Analysis

  • Cycle of completing a performance analysis
  • Methods of performance analysis
  • Intrinsic and extrinsic feedback

Entry Requirements

No prior experience or previous qualifications are required to enrol on this course. The course is ideally suited to learners of all levels looking to get started in Sports Science.

Your progress throughout the course is assessed via a number of short written answers for each respective unit. Your answers are marketed by our expert tutor team and feedback will be provided. The purpose of the assessments is not to pass or fail you, but to ensure key topics are being learnt and that you remain on track.

TQUK

TQUK logo

Endorsed by TQUK, this course is provided for learning support and upskilling purposes and does not provide an official qualification.

Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) was founded in 2013 and quickly established itself as a widely respected awarding organisation with a reputation for agility and progression. Providing learners with qualifications that are both relevant in the workplace and useful in every area of life is at the core of their work with employers and providers.

Established in 2013, Training Qualifications UK are one of the most forward-thinking and agile Awarding Organisations in the UK. They work closely with both employers and providers to ensure learners receive qualifications that have impact in the workplace and help learners succeed in all walks of life.

Throughout this course you will develop a detailed and thorough understanding of sports science and its related topics. The subject of sports science is in a constant state of growth with more being learned about the human body every day.  Sports science covers a range of specialisms from physiology and nutrition, right through to biomechanics and psychology with a specific emphasis on how these various subjects are connected and work in unity with each other.

Knowledge, analytical thinking, and strong communicative skills are integral to your success in sports science, with your main responsibility being to use your expertise to not only support sports professionals such as athletes and coaches but to use evidence-based data to aid in the improvement of athletic performance. Your understanding of key subjects such as personal training, nutrition, performance analysis, and the wider sports science industry will allow you to help athletes at a competitive level gain the advantage over their rivals and opposition.

This course features a comprehensive coverage of:

  • Functional anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise physiology
  • Fitness training and testing
  • Nutrition for health and performance
  • Sports psychology
  • Coaching science
  • Performance analysis

Whilst this course is designed to provide you with the well-rounded knowledge you need to pursue a career in sport science it is also the ideal platform to start from if you are looking to specialise your field and launch a career in either of the areas listed above. In addition to preparing you for further studies in higher education sports science, this course will also set you on the path to becoming a respected sports scientist.

Upon completion of this training, you may look to pursue a career in a specific field within the health and fitness industry, and the skills you gain as part of this course will prepare you to do so. Perhaps you want to become a Personal Trainer and gain your Level 2 Gym instructing or Level 3 Personal Training qualifications. Maybe you found a passion for nutrition and decide to elevate your career potential with the Level 4 Advanced Sports Nutrition course.

Whatever you decide, this course will open the door to an abundance of opportunities throughout the fitness and sports science industry.

Sports Science

This course will ensure you gain and develop the essential skills necessary to become a respected sports scientist. Each module is filled with crucial information on a variety of subjects that are essential for any budding sports scientist. Sports science is a broad field, and to be a successful sports scientist, you must have a burning desire to understand the workings of the human body and how to maximise performance.

Course Overview

Develop the industry-desired skills you need to get started in Sports Science. Learn to conceptualise new processes, and challenge existing ones by experimenting with new concepts and discovering innovative ways of working that enhance and prolong sports performance.

To convey your performance recommendations, it’s essential that you develop communicative skills that will support you as your work closely with athletes and coaches to ensure your suggestions are followed.

This course will give you the practical and theoretical knowledge to support professional athletes and their teams and aid them in reaching and maintaining peak performance.

Key topics covered in this course

  • Functional anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise physiology
  • Fitness training and testing
  • Nutrition for health and performance
  • Sports psychology
  • Coaching science
  • Performance analysis

Use the tabs above to learn more about this course and its contents along with details about the qualifications you will gain, potential careers for qualified individuals along with any pre-requirements. Alternatively, reach out to us via the form below and one of our course experts will be in touch to answer any questions you may have.

What distinguishes us from other training providers is that we only offer Personal Training courses that have been developed and are delivered by industry experts who are currently leading the way in respective fields.

Throughout the course, you'll be learning through written materials, interactive learning elements, and course videos that are engaging and fun.

Modules

The course has been separated into 8 individual modules, aimed at structuring the learning experience in a way that allows you to study at your own pace in a step by step format whilst covering all the critical topics you need to know for a career sports science. See below for a comprehensive breakdown of the core components of each unit:

Unit 1: Functional Anatomy

  • Understand anatomical terminology
  • Main function of the skeletal system
  • Different types of joints
  • Different types of muscle contraction
  • The sliding filament theory

Unit 2: Biomechanics

  • Planes of movement
  • Types of levers
  • Newton’s Laws of Motion
  • Fluid mechanics

Unit 3: Exercise Physiology

  • The body’s energy systems in relation to sport and exercise
  • The role of the cardiovascular system in relation to exercise
  • The role of the respiratory system in relation to exercise

Unit 4: Fitness Training and Testing

  • How the body familiarises itself with various forms of exercise training
  • Measuring the the body’s responses to exercise training

Unit 5: Nutrition for Health and Performance

  • Nutrition and its impact on sports performance
  • Assessing dietary intake
  • Nutritional requirements for sports performers
  • Nutritional strategy for an athlete during training/competition

Unit 6: Sports Psychology

  • Role of the sports psychologist
  • The importance of motivation in sport
  • Methods of enhancing the performance of athletes

Unit 7: Coaching Science

  • The process of sports coaching
  • The main theories of learning in relation to coaching
  • The importance of effective communication

Unit 8: Performance Analysis

  • Cycle of completing a performance analysis
  • Methods of performance analysis
  • Intrinsic and extrinsic feedback

Entry Requirements

No prior experience or previous qualifications are required to enrol on this course. The course is ideally suited to learners of all levels looking to get started in Sports Science.

Assessment

Your progress throughout the course is assessed via a number of short written answers for each respective unit. Your answers are marketed by our expert tutor team and feedback will be provided. The purpose of the assessments is not to pass or fail you, but to ensure key topics are being learnt and that you remain on track.

Qualifications

TQUK

TQUK logo

Endorsed by TQUK, this course is provided for learning support and upskilling purposes and does not provide an official qualification.

Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) was founded in 2013 and quickly established itself as a widely respected awarding organisation with a reputation for agility and progression. Providing learners with qualifications that are both relevant in the workplace and useful in every area of life is at the core of their work with employers and providers.

Established in 2013, Training Qualifications UK are one of the most forward-thinking and agile Awarding Organisations in the UK. They work closely with both employers and providers to ensure learners receive qualifications that have impact in the workplace and help learners succeed in all walks of life.

Throughout this course you will develop a detailed and thorough understanding of sports science and its related topics. The subject of sports science is in a constant state of growth with more being learned about the human body every day.  Sports science covers a range of specialisms from physiology and nutrition, right through to biomechanics and psychology with a specific emphasis on how these various subjects are connected and work in unity with each other.

Knowledge, analytical thinking, and strong communicative skills are integral to your success in sports science, with your main responsibility being to use your expertise to not only support sports professionals such as athletes and coaches but to use evidence-based data to aid in the improvement of athletic performance. Your understanding of key subjects such as personal training, nutrition, performance analysis, and the wider sports science industry will allow you to help athletes at a competitive level gain the advantage over their rivals and opposition.

This course features a comprehensive coverage of:

  • Functional anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise physiology
  • Fitness training and testing
  • Nutrition for health and performance
  • Sports psychology
  • Coaching science
  • Performance analysis

Whilst this course is designed to provide you with the well-rounded knowledge you need to pursue a career in sport science it is also the ideal platform to start from if you are looking to specialise your field and launch a career in either of the areas listed above. In addition to preparing you for further studies in higher education sports science, this course will also set you on the path to becoming a respected sports scientist.

Upon completion of this training, you may look to pursue a career in a specific field within the health and fitness industry, and the skills you gain as part of this course will prepare you to do so. Perhaps you want to become a Personal Trainer and gain your Level 2 Gym instructing or Level 3 Personal Training qualifications. Maybe you found a passion for nutrition and decide to elevate your career potential with the Level 4 Advanced Sports Nutrition course.

Whatever you decide, this course will open the door to an abundance of opportunities throughout the fitness and sports science industry.

OUR PASS RATE
Fitness
94.7%
(National Average 75.1%)

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