SpainUniversidad Católica San Antonio de MurciaMasters

High Performance Sport

UCAM Spanish Sports University has included in the registration fee the opportunity to take one of the programs of Barça Innovation Hub that is closely related to each master's program. For the Master in High Performance in Sports: Strength and Physical Conditioning, the Certificate in Strength Training: from Rehabilitation to Performance is included, with which to deepen the knowledge of these two professional profiles within the sports sciences.

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Duration
1 year
Tuition Fee
€8,449.6 full program
Level
Masters
Attendance
On Campus
Format
Full Time

Description

About the Department

UCAM Spanish Sports University has included in the registration fee the opportunity to take one of the programs of Barça Innovation Hub that is closely related to each master's program.

For the Master in High Performance in Sports: Strength and Physical Conditioning, the Certificate in Strength Training: from Rehabilitation to Performance is included, with which to deepen the knowledge of these two professional profiles within the sports sciences.

Career Opportunities

Attributions

Students who successfully complete the Master’s program in High-Performance Sport: Strength and Conditioning will be able to perform duties and tasks such as:

  • Apply statistical techniques needed to conduct a proper analysis of each of the research methodologies in the area of performance and conditioning
  • Identify aspects that characterize the qualitative and quantitative designs applied to research in sports science
  • Analyze the consistency and adequacy of the quality criteria used in the evaluation of sports performance and conditioning
  • Apply the physiological, biomechanical, behavioral, and social principles to the research object
  • Identify the risks associated to the health of athletes and inadequate physical activities in the context of sports training and fitness
  • Design preventative and promotional programs for the practice of physical activity in contemporary society
  • Apply assessment techniques, monitoring and controlling quantitative and qualitative research of physical activity related to athletic performance and conditioning
  • Identify the various methods for assessing both performance and health in the field of performance and conditioning
  • Perform tests that measure strength, endurance, flexibility, and balance in older people based on their medical history
  • Identify physiological and metabolic changes that occur with interventions in the area of sports performance and fitness
  • Manage scientific databases for literature search and review in order to master the specific work area of sports performance and conditioning
  • Develop scientific work based on features and structure of different types of scientific publications and presentation of results

Careers

With the acquired skills and knowledge obtained in the Master’s program, students can be employed professionally in the following work areas:

  • Optimization, assessment, and control of training, physical fitness, and performance in individual sports
  • Biomechanics applied to health, fitness, and sports training
  • Training of physiological adaptations and performance evaluation
  • Performance analysis in team sports
  • Analysis of the game-play and teaching-learning assessment in team sports
  • Prescription of exercise programs
  • Physical activity and exercise, functional autonomy and quality of life for older adults, special populations, and disabled individuals
  • Learning and motor control
  • Personal training
  • Physical preparation
  • Coordination and management programs in clubs and sports performance centers

NSCA

UCAM´s Master in High-Performance Sports is one of the few graduate programs recognized in the world by the NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association). This means that our program is a unique opportunity for students to become the most qualified individuals on the market when it comes to high-performance sports. Students have the ability to earn the NSCA-CPT or the NSCA-CSCS credentials, which ultimately opens future doors both professionally and financially for our graduates.

Why UCAM?

UCAM has one research center in High-Performance Sports: on campus and in La Manga Club, where students put into practice the content they learn in the Master'. These research centers assist 80 UCAM Olympic athletes, among them Mireia Belmonte (Olympic Swimming Medalist), Miguel Angel Lopez (athlete), Mario Mola (triathlete), as well as the UCAM Murcia Basketball Club (ACB) and UCAM Murcia Football Club (Second Division B) with their preparation, training, and enhancement in their athletic performance.

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is the world-leading membership organization for thousands of elite strength coaches, personal trainers, and dedicated researchers and educators.

Requirement

Applicants must possess a bachelor's degree with CGPA > 2.50/4.00 OR 3.0-3.5/5.00

A copy of your international Passport Bio-Data Page.

WAEC Certificate

Undergraduate Certificate (ND & HND)

Undergraduate Transcript  (ND & HND)

Passport Photograph

English Proficiency TOEFL (60 IBT), IELTS (5.5)

Curriculum Vitae

Two reference letters.

Statement of Purpose in English (A letter that states the Applicant’s Purpose for choosing the Program ).

Fees

Pre-Inscription fee: 280€

Application fee: 120€

Student Insurance: 35€

Tuition Fee €8,449.6 full program
Application Fee €120
Acceptance Fee €0
Housing Fee €300- €500 monthly
Living Fee €200- €300 monthly

Addition Information

DegreeMSC
Duration1 year
AttendanceOn Campus
LevelMasters
Country🇪🇸 Spain
Campuses
Main Campus
FormatFull Time
Intakes
Fall 2023, Fall 2024, Fall 2024, Fall 2023
Study LanguageEnglish
Application Fee€120

€8,449.6 full program

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