Year 1 (national level 4):
Sport and Exercise in the Community (20 credits)
- Get an introduction to the structure and function of organised sport and associated provision, particularly in the context of the United Kingdom. Embrace the full definition of sport as laid out by the Council of Europe.
Principles of Sport and Exercise Physiology (20 credits)
- Take an introductory look at the fundamentals of human physiology with applications to acute exercise. Cover the structure and function of each of the systems in the body and the regulation of responses to exercise.
Principles of Sport and Exercise Psychology (20 credits)
- Gain an understanding of psychology and motor behaviour within a sport and exercise setting. Demonstrate knowledge of psychological concepts and explain their relevance in health-related physical activity/exercise and performance enhancement.
Principles of Sport and Exercise Anatomy (20 credits)
- Gain theoretical and practical knowledge of the anatomy of the human body. Identify individual structures using anatomical models, images and other media, and then compare them to real human subjects through palpation techniques.
Principles of Sport and Exercise Leadership (20 credits)
- Cover issues that impact upon leading, coaching, instructing coaching and exercise related sessions. Investigate the roles of the coach and instructor, qualities and requirements of the effective coach and instructor and the psychological, physiological and sociological factors that influence them.
Personal and Professional Development (20 credits)
- Develop key study and employability skills essential for academic and professional success. Increase your awareness and understanding of the processes involved in learning and professional development.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.