MSc Advanced Sports Performance
This course is designed for Sports and Exercise Science graduates and/or fitness professionals with a minimum bachelor’s degree. It aims to educate students on applied techniques and methods that directly affect results on the pitch, field, track, course, or court by elevating the level at which their athletes perform both physically and mentally.
Taught by elite performance coaches with applied experience in professional sport and experts in the field of performance, students will learn innovative principles and practises utilised by world-class athletes and coaches. The course is led by Adrian Lamb who has worked extensively in the English Premier League with Aston Villa, Newcastle United and Sunderland AFC.
WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?
The Masters in Applied Sports Performance course will lead students into a sound working knowledge of the factors affecting contemporary sports performance, how these factors interact with and influence each other, and assist in the development of their understanding of the modalities used to enhance physical outputs in the modern sporting arena. Students will learn these through six key performance principles.
Six key principles have been identified as vital to creating the ideal environment in which the athlete can perform at his or her optimal level. Each will be expanded upon module by module throughout the duration of this course.
Module 1: Athlete Profiling & Analysis
Identifying the factors of individual performance which inform training decisions.
Module 2: On-Field Training
Innovative principles of on-field training which enhance all aspects of sport specific performance.
Module 3: Off-Field Training
Advanced strength & conditioning practice and the application of resistance training.
Module 4: Recovery & Regeneration
The latest regenerative modalities designed to maximise training adaptations.
Module 5: Nutrition for Performance
Effective nutritional strategies which underpin each stage of the performance process.
Module 6: Life Demands & Psychology
Understanding the significant impact on behaviour and lifestyle away from training and creating a positive environment can have on performance..