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Top 8 Courses in Sports and Exercise Medicine 2019

A course is typically taken by high school graduates. Courses can take a few months or many years to complete. It's an ideal educational experience for students seeking an in-depth study on a specific subject.

What is a course in sports science? It is a course that trains participants on the most effective ways they can help athletes and other sports professionals optimize their performance by understanding and applying scientific principles. Students learn how the human body functions during sports-related activity and exercise. There is also an emphasis on how sports and physical behavior promotes health on the cellular level throughout the body. The subjects covered include anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, biokinetics, biomechanics, physiology and psychology.

Program participants develop analytical, communication, problem-solving and time management skills. If a student seeks an advanced degree, it opens the door to a wide range of career opportunities. 

The cost for a sport science course varies among the universities. Because of this, contact the educational institutions that interest you and ask about the fees for registration and enrollment. 

A course in sports science is a stepping stone into diverse career paths that include working in the education, business, health and public sectors. The most common career choices are fitness instructor, personal trainer, sports therapist and physical education teacher. There are also specialty fields that offer additional job prospects such as sport strengthening and conditioning, sports coaching, sports management and sports studies. For those students who seek to transfer their knowledge and skills to professions that aren’t directly tied to sports, a few options include becoming a lecturer, event organizer or health promotion specialist. There are ample opportunities for growth and advancement in this high demand field.

Online classes are a convenient way for busy people worldwide to get the academic and vocational training they need. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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8 Results in Sports and Exercise Medicine

John Academy

To lead a healthy lifestyle, people need a balanced diet that provides good nutrition. A combination of these two plus physical fitness activities will help everyone in l ... [+]

Courses in Sports and Exercise Medicine. Who is the course for? Trainers, professionals and other busy people who are into health, diet, and nutrition. Busy health aficionados who want to keep track of their diet and their bodies healthy. Entry Requirement: This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds. Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course. Assessment: At the end of the course, you will be required to sit an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful. Before sitting for your final exam you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam. Certification: After you have successfully passed the test, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. You can however also obtain a Course Completion Certificate following the course completion without sitting for the test. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24. Why choose us? Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials; Tutorial videos/materials from the industry leading experts; Study in a user-friendly, advanced online learning platform; Efficient exam systems for the assessment and instant result; The UK & internationally recognized accredited qualification; Access to course content on mobile, tablet or desktop from anywhere anytime; The benefit of applying for NUS Extra Discount Card; 24/7 student support via email. Career Path: ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
John Academy

You will be able to gain the necessary knowledge and skills required to succeed in this sector. You will be able to stand out in the crowd by adding our Health and Fitnes ... [+]

Why Should You Choose one of our Health and Fitness Courses? Lifetime access to our Health and Fitness courses No hidden fees or exam charges Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials Full Tutor support Efficient exam system, assessment, and instant results Improve your chance of gaining professional skills Who is this Course for?

As there is no experience and qualification required for our Health and Fitness courses, they are available for all students from any academic backgrounds.

Requirements

Our Health and Fitness courses are fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the courses with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
NIVA Education

Musculoskeletal disorders such as back and neck-shoulder pain is a major problem in the working environment and are associated with reduced work ability and sickness abse ... [+]

Musculoskeletal disorders such as back and neck-shoulder pain is a major problem in the working environment and are associated with reduced work ability and sickness absence. Intervention studies with physical exercise at the workplace have during recent years shown promising results in preventing and reducing musculoskeletal pain and improving workability in different occupational groups.

This course will provide the participants with the theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience on how to design, perform and evaluate workplace interventions for increased physical exercise and reduced sitting time for improved musculoskeletal and cardiovascular health.

Course objectives

The purpose of the course is to provide the participants with the theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience on how to design, perform and evaluate workplace interventions for increased physical exercise and reduced sitting time for improved musculoskeletal and cardiovascular health.... [-]

Iceland Reykjavík
Part-time
3 days
Campus
iStudy

Get the body you desire through this Diet, Nutrition and Fitness Skills Course Wondering why all your efforts in the gym aren’t paying off? Wonder no more as this diet, n ... [+]

Course Highlights

Diet, Nutrition, and Fitness Skills Course is an award-winning and the best selling course that has been given the CPD Certification & CiQ GOLD accreditation. It is the most suitable course anyone looking to work in this or relevant sector.

It is considered one of the perfect courses in the UK that can help students/learners to get familiar with the topic and gain necessary skills to perform well in this field. We have packed Diet, Nutrition and Fitness Skills Course into 75 modules for teaching you everything you need to become successful in this profession.

To provide you ease of access, this course is designed for both part-time and full-time students. You can become accredited in just 1 day, 13 hours and it is also possible to study at your own pace.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
iStudy

You will be able to gain the necessary knowledge and skills required to succeed in this sector. You will be able to stand out in the crowd by adding our Health and Fitnes ... [+]

Why Should You Choose one of our Health and Fitness Courses? Lifetime access to our Health and Fitness courses No hidden fees or exam charges Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials Full Tutor support Efficient exam system, assessment, and instant results Improve your chance of gaining professional skills Who is this Course for?

As there is no experience and qualification required for our Health and Fitness courses, they are available for all students from any academic backgrounds.

Requirements

Our Health and Fitness courses are fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the courses with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
Online
FutureLearn

Demystify the aging process and learn how our everyday behaviors are likely to affect our long-term musculoskeletal health. ... [+]

This free online course has been developed by the MRC-Arthritis Research UK Centre for Integrated research into Musculoskeletal Ageing, a collaboration between the Universities of Liverpool, Sheffield, and Newcastle. On this course, you’ll learn why our bones, joints, and muscles function less well as we age, and discover how best to live well as we get older.

What topics will you cover?

What is musculoskeletal health?

Identify the components of the musculoskeletal system and explain how they fit together. Find out how aging affects the musculoskeletal system; learn about common, age-related musculoskeletal disorders; and discuss the impact of such disorders on society and quality of life.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
November 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Online
FutureLearn

In the last few decades physical exercise has become well established as a tool to prevent and treat disease. Perceptions within the healthcare sector of exercise and its ... [+]

In the last few decades physical exercise has become well established as a tool to prevent and treat disease. Perceptions within the healthcare sector of exercise and its prescription as a treatment have changed dramatically in recent years.

Understand the evolution of exercise prescription and its use today

In this free online course evidence of the role of exercise in the treatment of a variety of clinical populations including people with cardiovascular disease, mental health problems, paediatric conditions and cancer will be studied.

Over two weeks discover the benefits of exercise in both preventing and treating diseases and enhance your confidence in exercise prescription as a treatment.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
2 weeks
Online
University of California, Berkeley

Students studying health will be excited to learn that there is a new study abroad opportunity at the world-famous University of California, Berkeley, near San Francisco. ... [+]

You Can Study Health at UC Berkeley for One or Two Semesters

Students studying health will be excited to learn that there is a new study abroad opportunity at the world-famous University of California, Berkeley, near San Francisco. The Berkeley International Study Program (BISP) is now offering students the opportunity to attend UC Berkeley for one or two semesters starting in Spring 2019 and beyond.

The BISP Track in Health and Society offers a wide selection of courses that are relevant to those studying in fields such as health care, health management, health economics, sports medicine, health education, and public health.

It may even be useful for students who intend to practice medicine, including nursing, although normal coursework in the sciences is not part of the curriculum.... [-]

USA Berkeley
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus