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Sports Science

A scientific study of sport and exercise for the game
changers of tomorrow

A scientific study of sport and exercise for the game
changers of tomorrow

The world of Sports and Exercise Science encompasses anatomy and physiology, coaching, nutrition, biomechanics, contemporary research and the psychology of sport. Within this course you will not only stretch your scientific knowledge but also your understanding of the sports science industry itself. You will be required to undertake coaching and leadership roles within practical units, honing your leadership and communication skills along the way. Although it is not necessary to be a high performing sports person, having a passion for the science behind sport is key to you excelling in this course. The course will prepare you for a career in the sports industry, teaching or any of the health professions. It is especially suited to those who have a love and talent for sport and would like to gain a qualification in it.

Entry Requirements: Merit in Level 2 Sport OR Grade 4 in PE OR Grade 4 in Biology

Exam Board: Pearson BTEC National course

How will I be assessed: Combination of portfolio and external examination

 

 

 

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