Considered essential in achieving peak performance and reducing injury, the strength and conditioning profession has burgeoned over the past 20 years.
This course is designed to equip you with the advanced knowledge, understanding and skills to become a professional strength and conditioning coach, able to use exercise training to enhance human performance across a range of domains – sport, occupational and health.
Theoretical and practical course content is aligned to the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) certification and UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA) competencies, so you can work towards your accreditation as a strength and conditioning coach while you study.
You’ll be taught by staff with a broad range of academic and professional experience, including working with a range of health initiatives, professional athletes and clubs. Many are members of professional institutions such as the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) and conduct research in sport and exercise science, including work on skeletal muscle, high-intensity exercise, clinical physiology and upper-body exercise.
This course has a strong practice-based element; you will have the opportunity to engage in practical application of strength and conditioning in individual and team sport settings.