This degree equips you with the knowledge and practical skills associated with providing strength and conditioning programmes across a range of sports and from amateur to professional level.
Study the core areas of physiology, psychology and biomechanics as well as specialist modules in strength and conditioning, exploring the design, delivery and evaluation of practical conditioning drills and sessions.
Complete related exercise industry qualifications enhancing your CV and allowing you to deliver resistance and circuit training sessions.
Study in our modern Sports Science laboratories and at our brand new 57 acre Sports Park.
Work placements allow valuable experience to be gained and opportunities for vocational skills development within professional environments.
Graduates can pursue a variety of careers in strength and conditioning, personal training, coaching and teaching.
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Jamie Salter MSc, CSCS ASCC is the award leader for BSc Sports Therapy at York College and also lectures in Strength and Conditioning at York St John University.
Jamie graduated in 2007 with a BSc (Hons) in Science and Football from Liverpool John Moores University before completing an MSc in Strength and Conditioning in 2013.
Jamie has extensive applied experience in professional rugby league and football, currently working as athlete development coach at Middlesbrough FC. Jamie is currently researching the implications of training load around peak height velocity in adolescent football players.
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Dale Forsdyke MSc, MSST, MSMA is a senior lecturer in sport injury management at York St John University and a practising sports therapist within elite female football. He has dual professional body status with the Society of Sports Therapists (SST) and Sports Massage Association (SMA), and has completed MSc qualifications in both sport science, and sports therapy.
Dale has previously written sports therapy programmes and has co-authored the book Foundation in Sports Therapy. He is currently undertaking a PhD examining the psychosocial factors influencing sport injury rehabilitation outcomes, and has a range of publications based on this topic.
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