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Level 3 BTEC in Sport and Exercise Sciences

Full Time


Course Overview

Course Content

The course covers a wide range of subjects including:

  • Training and Fitness
  • Nutrition for Sport
  • Sports Massage
  • Fitness Testing
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Practical Individual Sports
  • Principles of Sports Coaching
  • Analysis of Elite Sports Performance
  • Work Experience
  • Fitness Training and Programming
  • Research Methods for Sport & Exercise Sciences
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Psychology
  • Practical Team Sports
  • Exercise for Specific Groups

The increased professionalism of sport in the 21st Century was seen the growth in demand for sport and exercise science professionals. This course aims to provide underpinning knowledge of the industry and create specific pathways into careers, particularly personal training and Sports Massage.

The course provides theoretical knowledge relating to anatomy, physiology and Psychology as well as developing key practical skills in fitness testing, sports coaching, sports massage and instructing physical activity. This includes the use of industry standard equipment including analysis software, Force Platforms and body fat testing.

On completion students will be able to move into employment, progress to university or Further study on our range of technical qualifications.

Entry Requirement

5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and Maths.

Assessment

The course is continuously assessed through assignments, projects and case studies. Students will develop a responsible and co-operative approach to working on their own and in groups. The course uses practical activities, presentations and involvement with local business wherever possible. 

Where does this course lead to

On completion students will be able to move into employment, progress to university or Further study on our range of technical qualifications.

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Course Outline

Course Code: JF45
Study Mode: Full Time
Location: Basingstoke
Start Date: 05/09/2018
Duration: 2 Years
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