On this course you will examine the science behind sport performance, conduct diagnostics, analyse an athlete’s fitness, technical performance and tactical play, make recommendations for appropriate training for improved performance, and provide feedback to athletes, coaches and support staff.
Teaching is complemented by practical sessions, providing valuable experience working with clubs and athletes during modules and on placement, preparing you to work within a performance environment. You’ll receive insight from industry professionals, gain additional qualifications and have access to facilities including our performance analysis suite, strength and conditioning room, human performance lab and sports facilities.
We support your pursuit of interests through our industry links with professional sports clubs and national governing bodies to fast-track a career in performance sport coaching, performance development, talent identification, sport science support and performance analysis.
On this course you will...
- Gain a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of sport conditioning and performance analysis, and its application in enhancing athlete performance at all levels of sport - from grassroots to elite performers.
- Develop hands-on techniques and skills to conduct diagnostics and analyse an athlete’s fitness, technical performance and tactical play, and develop exercise training programmes for improving athlete performance.
- Positively contribute to sporting performance by applying academic theory and practitioner skills to practice in a real-world environment, through vocational experience on modules and undertaking a 100-hour placement.
- Learn the complex reality which is performance analysis and sport-specific conditioning through working with athletes/players from sports including football, rugby, athletics, hockey, cycling, golf, dance and outdoor sports.
- Gain the Hudl Certification in Notational Analysis. On graduation, you can apply for the International Society of Performance Analysis of Sport (ISPAS) Level 1 accreditation.
- Be taught in small class sizes, which means you get to know your class and tutors well, allowing you to feel supported during your studies.
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