Sport & exercise science (C6)

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Sport & exercise science (C600) The applied scientific study of the anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and psychology of the human body with a view to optimising performance in sporting and physical activities. Includes non-teacher training physical education. Sports Science
Sport coaching (C610) The study of the delivery (teaching, instructing and coaching) of enhanced sport performance and the critical analysis of the integration of the variables involved. Sports Science
Sport development (C620) The monitoring, analysis, diagnosis and prescription of actions to enhance the component elements of sport. Sports Science
Sport conditioning, rehabilitation & therapy (C630) The applied scientific study of anatomy, biomechanics, physiology and psychology within the context of human body conditioning, sport-related injuries and rehabilitation. Sports Science
Sport studies (C640) The study of the nature and provision of sport through analysis of its socio-cultural and health impacts. Sports Science
Sport technology (C650) The study of the impact of technology and ergonomics to advance sport performance through the study of biomechanics, physiology, psychology and materials technology. Sports Science
Sport & exercise science not elsewhere classified (C690) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into other sport and exercise categories. To be used sparingly. Sports Science