Sport and Exercise Science

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Attendance PatternDurationSCQF LevelYear Group
Friday 10am-3pm 1 year 7 S6

This course will require additional study outside normal delivery sessions.

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About this course

About this course

Do you wish to pursue a sport science, sports therapy, or medical related course at university? This course is designed to provide a good working knowledge of sport and exercise science in preparation for university study. Within some units you may join our full time BSc and HNC students, giving you a flavour of Higher Education Study.

  • Psychology of Sport and Exercise introduces this branch of sport and exercise science; covering the key components of psychology and how they are linked to sport and exercise, including concentration and motivation.
  • Nutrition for Fitness Health and Exercise develops understanding of macro and micronutrients linked to human performance which is a fundamental aspect of sport and exercise science.
  • Human Structure and Function studies the branch of the biological sciences that is concerned with the way the body is structured and how it functions.
  • The Biomechanics workshops put learning into practice by developing an understanding of the human body’s movement.
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The course is made up of 3 modules and a Biomechanics workshop.

  • Psychology of Sport and Exercise
  • Nutrition for Fitness Health and Exercise
  • Human Structure and Function (BSc Sport and Fitness Degree Module)
  • Biomechanics Workshop
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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Entry requirements Open to pupils with 3 Highers at min BBC. A strong interest in pursuing a sport, health or medicine related course of study.

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Venue

Venue

This programme will run in the Academy of Sport and Wellbeing at UHI Perth, unless activity requires alternative arrangements.