FdSc Sports Performance Conditioning and Rehabilitation
Start Date: 9th September 2024
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Do you have the drive and passion needed to work in the sports sector? Our FdSc in Sports Performance Conditioning and Rehabilitation could be perfect for you!
Learn how to support a range of athletes in both individual and team settings. Not only will you develop a deeper understanding of conditioning and rehabilitation in the sports industry, you will also develop the knowledge and skills to work effectively with a diverse range of individuals across lots of employment opportunities.
You will study a range of subjects including an in-depth introduction to the fundamentals of performance conditioning and injury rehabilitation, and an exploration of some core components of sports science such as anatomy and physiology. You will benefit from learning in fantastic facilities, including a biomechanics lab, conditioning suite, sports hall and therapy clinic and learn from staff with a wealth of experience working within amateur and professional sports. You will also benefit from current industry expertise through guest speakers and lectures.
After completing this course will you be able to pursue a career in a sports performance focused environment as well as careers within sport and exercise rehabilitation.
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What can I do with a qualification in Sport?
- Discusses performance problems with coaches, physiotherapists, dieticians and doctors.
- Maintains clothing and other specialised sporting equipment.
- Builds stamina, physical strength and agility through running, fitness exercises and weight training.
- Attends training sessions to develop skills and practice individual or team moves and tactics.
- Participates in exhibitions, pre-qualifying events, tournaments and competitions.
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Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials
- Manages the playing areas and competitors, starts race, competition or match and controls its progress according to established rules.
- Inspects and maintains specialised clothing and equipment.
- Understands health and safety aspects of various activities and ensures any statutory requirements are met.
- Provides information and develops facilities to encourage greater participation in sport, and to enhance the standards of participants.
- Deals with administrative aspects such as arranging matches, contests or appearances for athlete or team, and organising required transport and accommodation.
- Monitors and analyses technique and performance, and determines how future improvements can be made.
- Controls team selection and discipline and recruits ancillary staff such as coaches or physiotherapists.
- Coaches teams or individuals by demonstrating techniques and directing training and exercise sessions.
Median Salary£25,006 View more
- Understands the health and safety aspects of different forms of exercise and ensures that any statutory requirements are met.
- Plans and monitors personal fitness schedules.
- Ensures that clients do not injure themselves through over exertion or using incorrect training techniques.
- Demonstrates and leads fitness activities and supervises exercise classes.
- Devises programmes of training appropriate to the needs of clients with varying levels of strength, fitness and ability.
- Assesses the fitness levels of clients.