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Introduction to Applied Sports Science in the Performance Environment

Introduction to Applied Sports Science in the Performance Environment

This course is an introduction to the core modules for our current Sport Science programmes including BSc (Hons) Sport, Health and Performance Science.

What you will study

This course aims to:

  • Provide opportunities to enhance and develop both performers and the performance setting.
  • Provide opportunities for the practice, development and widening of personal transferable skills which will be appropriate and beneficial for each student’s subsequent professional progress.
  • Introduce students to a range of sport science concepts.
  • Understand and appreciate a selection of sport science theories and principles used by sports coaches.


Essay. The students will use one theme from each of the sport science disciplines (physiology, psychology and performance analysis) to compile an essay describing how they would incorporate each element into a coaching/training session.

Course start dates

Friday, May 31, 2019 

Topic  Friday 6-8pm Saturday 9am-1pm
Introduction to Sport Science 31/05/2019  
Performance Analysis   01/06/2019
Physiology 14/06/2019 15/06/2019
Psychology 28/06/2019 29/06/2019
Nutrition 12/07/2019 13/07/2019

Attendance at all sessions is required




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