Sport and Exercise Sciences

If sport is your passion, our sport and exercise science courses could lead to an exciting career in sports coaching, psychology, science or therapy.

  • Our students have worked with professional clubs including Birmingham City FC and Wasps Rugby Club.
  • We have specialist laboratories* for sport science, biomechanics, strength and conditioning, a gait analysis track and sports therapy clinic.
  • Our Sport and Exercise Science BSc (Hons) is endorsed by the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES).
  • Our Sports and Exercise Therapy BSc (Hons) is accredited by the Society of Sports Therapists (SST).

Our Sport and Exercise Sciences facilities

Sports Therapy Student learning

Sports Therapy Clinic

The Sports Therapy Clinic is run by final-year Sports Therapy students under the supervision of qualified staff, with second-year students providing a supervised massage clinic twice a week.

Strength and conditioning suite

Strength and conditioning suite

Our multi-purpose suite is equipped with multiple Olympic lifting platforms, a 20m gait analysis track, an anti-gravity treadmill and a 3D motion capture system.

Environmental Chamber

Environmental chamber

Our environmental chamber helps us to test the effects of a wide range of environmental conditions, such as temperature and barometric pressure, on the human body.

More than a course

 Queen’s Award for Enterprise Logo
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020