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Health and Fitness

The Athletic Performance student will share a number of modules with the students completing specialisms in Wellness Promotion and Sports Development. In addition, the Athletic Performance graduate has specialist knowledge in: Current Trends in the Fitness Industry, Sport and Fitness Conditioning, Sport and Leisure Management, Postural Cultivation, Activity Leadership, Sport Psychology and Motor Learning, Sport Development: Elite sport, Advanced Performance Training (Core skills in strength and conditioning).

The Health and Leisure Studies course has continued to be innovative in the approach to training methods, teaching methods, community engagement, learning, accreditation, relevance and breadth of skills. Students can expect to become more confident in professional skills, life skills and in communicating the theoretical basis for knowledge, skills and competence in health and leisure.

The Athletic Performance specialism graduates are equipped to work in a variety of settings:  as Strength & Conditioning Specialists, Fitness Conditioning Consultants, Fitness & Leisure Operational Management, Commercial Group Exercise Leaders, Personal Trainers, Group Exercise Leaders, Gym Instructors/Supervisors, Fitness and Programming Professionals for teams/athletes, Activity Leaders with children and older adults.


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