In this program you will study sports performance and physical activity from multiple perspectives, using theories about cognition, psychology, and physiology. This could sport on a recreational or an athlete level. As a student of the Sport Sciences program, you will acquire an advanced understanding of issues in the field of sports sciences, both applied and fundamental.You will also practice in measuring and analysing sports performance and gain familiarity with research methods and advanced statistics. Also, you will learn to develop optimal programmes to teach and train sport-related abilities and skills.
After graduation, you can continue your academic career in a master/PhD trajectory. Another option is working as a scientist for a professional sport team or as a scientific advisor at sport associations such as the Olympic federation. In addition, you can develop training and exercise programmes for ergonomic, orthopaedic or educational institutions or develop sport, health and welfare policies for government agencies. With a teacher’s certificate you can work as a lecturer in education.
The course is available in the following countries: