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GA790
Sport and Exercise Science

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On this course, you will learn how to apply scientific principles in order to understand and enhance sport and exercise performance, health and well-being. 

It will prepare you to work in the world of sport, helping athletes and teams achieve optimum performance.  It will also prepare you to work the health sector, helping individuals to manage or prevent lifestyle-related chronic diseases through training and physical activity.

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Graduates will be able to work in areas such as:

  • professional sports clubs and organisations
  • national sporting associations, governing bodies and other related sporting agencies
  • private health and fitness clubs and spas
  • public sports and recreation facilities
  • local authorities
  • schools, further education and higher education institutions
  • exercise referrals
  • the health sector



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