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Sport & Exercise Science, Health & Fitness Diploma

Course Code(s):  5M5146
QQI Award Code:  5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Inchicore College of Further Education

Inchicore College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M5146
QQI Award Code 5M5146 Sports, Recreation and Exercise
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course aims to give the student a thorough knowledge of all aspects of health and fitness. This knowledge will enable the students to set themselves up in their own business or go on to further studies using our established links with universities.

We have a full size four court indoor sports hall with a gym and an aerobics studio. Students will learn about, strength and conditioning, exercise testing and programme design. Participants will learn how to rehabilitate sports injuries and prevent further injuries. They will learn how to coach a range of sports and how to write sports specific programmes with an emphasis on physical. psychological, and nutritional training.

What will you Study?

Year 1:
Sport and Leisure Industry
Sport and exercise Psychology
Nutrition for Sport and exercise
Physical Activity Lifestyle and Wellbeing
Lifestyle and Wellbeing
Sports Coaching
Employment Law 5N3785

Year 2:
Training and Fitness for Sport and Exercise
Anatomy and Physiology
Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology
Injury Prevention and Treatment in Sport and Exercise
Managing Sports Development
Sports Rehabilitation
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Progression to CAO Courses

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Leisure, Sport & Fitness
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