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LC423 Sports Strength & Conditioning - BSc
  • Programme Code:
    LC423
    Course Level:
    Level 7
    Department:
    Sport
    CAO Points:
    2017 200
    Duration:
    3 Years​
    Campus:
    Thurles
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    What is the programme about?
    The Bachelor of Science in Sports Strength and Conditioning is built around two pillars: strength/conditioning and business/technology. This combination places the programme in a unique position within Sports programmes offered in Ireland.
     
    Students are prepared for the UK Strength and Conditioning Association ITEC Gym Instruction exams.
     
    Practical sports strength and conditioning competencies are growing areas of interest and employment, both in Ireland and internationally. The Strength and Conditioning Coach is becoming a central and key figure in preparing and advancing the fitness and performance status of the individual athlete and team both in professional sport and also in amateur and recreational sport.

    Who is the programme suited to?
    This programme is suited to students who wish to become members of sports training professional bodies and pursue careers as top sports strength and conditioning coaches or become entrepreneurs in the growing fitness industry.

    Top 3 Reasons
    1 Our lecturers are practitioners in their fields of expertise and have experience of Sports Strength and Conditioning at the top level of Irish and international sport.
     
    2 The Strength and Conditioning Coach is becoming a central and key figure in preparing and advancing the fitness and performance status of the individual athlete and team in professional and amateur sport.
     
    3 This unique combination of both sports and business skills equips students to participate in the highly competitive and increasingly commercial world of sport.

    Class Contact Hours
    Year 1: 24 hours
    Year 2: 22 hours
    Year 3: 20 hours

 

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