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BSc (Honours) Sport, Fitness and Coaching free course icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

BSc (Honours) Sport, Fitness and Coaching

If you're an aspiring or practising leader of sport or fitness activities, this degree will develop your skills and understanding of sports science, psychology, training, coaching and leadership. It will enhance your awareness of your own role, increase your effectiveness at work and develop your communication and analytical skills ? boosting your career prospects. You'll apply science and theory to practice, reflecting on case studies or real and potential work situations. Drawing on video, text and online materials, you'll focus on the all-round physical and psychological needs of sports participants or exercise clients.

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Certificate of Higher Education in Sport, Fitness and Management free course icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Certificate of Higher Education in Sport, Fitness and Management

What makes a top-flight sports coach or fitness instructor? This certificate investigates the factors that contribute to success, and gives you an in-depth knowledge of how the sector works. Focusing on the needs of participants or clients, you'll explore training, nutrition, motivation and leadership; and increase your effectiveness and skills in these areas. As you study, you'll always come back to what matters most: applying theory to practice.

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Diploma of Higher Education in Sport and Fitness free course icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Diploma of Higher Education in Sport and Fitness

This diploma will help put you on track for a career in fitness training, sports coaching or similar roles. It will develop work-related and academic skills to enhance your performance; and explore the key principles of sports science, psychology, training, coaching and leadership. You'll apply your learning to practice, focusing on meeting participants' physical and psychological needs. By the end of the course, you'll be a more effective, reflective practitioner and you'll be well on the way to a degree.

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Exploring contemporary issues in sport and exercise free course icon Level

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Exploring contemporary issues in sport and exercise

You'll have access to a module website, which includes:

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Applying sport and exercise sciences to coaching free course icon Level

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Applying sport and exercise sciences to coaching

This module is for sports coaches, exercise professionals and sports enthusiasts. Develop your scientific knowledge, analysis skills, coach-athlete relationships and reflective practice in sport and exercise settings. By investigating and applying aspects of sports science ? including physiology, movement analysis, and strength and conditioning training methods ? you'll enhance your understanding of human movement and performance. Applying sport and exercise science principles to case studies allows you to develop your reflective practice and become a more effective coach. Some options, built into the module, let you explore areas of interest in greater depth.

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Sport and exercise psychology in action free course icon Level

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Sport and exercise psychology in action

This module explores topics associated with sport and exercise psychology and introduces you to their relevance to a range of roles, such as coach, athlete, fitness participant or health professional. You'll learn knowledge and skills that can be applied to situations you're familiar with, can inform your practice, and can help you develop both yourself and those you work with.

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Introduction to sport and fitness free course icon Level

Health, Sports & Psychology 

Introduction to sport and fitness

This key introductory module is for you if you have a general or professional interest in sport, recreation and fitness. It will provide you with a sound knowledge of some of the key underpinning concepts within sport and fitness, including: the organisation of sports/fitness provision in the UK; the benefits of physical activity; fitness training principles; nutrition; and a range of contemporary issues. You'll be able to apply your understanding to your own participation in sport or exercise, or to careers in the field ? such as exercise instruction, sports coaching or PE teaching.

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