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Sports Coaching Science PgCert-PgDip-MSc

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  • Entry requirements
    This course is designed to appeal to coaching practitioners and students who have an interest in applied human physiology and exercise physiology.
  • Academic Title
    Sports Coaching Science PgCert/PgDip/MSc
  • Course description
    Coaching examines the scientific foundation of sports performance, giving you the opportunity to explore a range of performance-related subjects. At Kingston University we believe that theoretical knowledge should be underpinned by a strong practical component and therefore students are encouraged to gain experience in the laboratory and the field in both structured and independent sessions.

    What will you study?
    At Kingston University the MSc course in Coaching adopts a multidisciplinary approach to the field of sports coaching. Students will have the opportunity to explore the physiological, practical and psychological principles of coaching at all levels of performance.

    Students will examine theories and practice of effective coaching, and have the opportunity to develop your own coaching and leadership skills. You will gain a good understanding of injury assessment and rehabilitation.

    Course structure
    Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

    Modules may be subject to change.These modules can be taken as stand alone modules, which can contribute to your professional and personal development. Please contact the course director for further information.

    Core modules
    -Research Methods and Data Analysis
    -Research Methods and Advanced Data Analysis
    -Psychology of Coaching
    -Sports Coaching Practice I
    -Sports Coaching Practice II
    -Training and conditioning
    -Research Project

    Option modules
    -Nutrition and Sports Performance
    -Sports Injury and Treatment
    -Motor Skills and Skill Acquisition
    -Nutritional Supplements and Drugs in Sport
    -Sociology of Coaching
    -Sports Performance Analysis

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