Presentation

The Master in High Performance Sport: Strength and Conditioning is an official degree offered by UCAM in collaboration with prestigious International Universities and Organizations. This Master provides an opportunity for advanced study in the field of High Performance Sport.It is a two semester full time course designed for the graduate in Sports Science or related area to enhance their knowledge and training in the specific field of Strength and Conditioning.

The curriculum is focused on an evidence-based approach to inform practice.This Master allows students to acquire the necessary training for the proper performance of their professional and/or research duties in the field of High Performance Sport.Also, students will be able to carry out practical experiments in the UCAM Biomechanics Laboratory, in the Porto University (Portugal) and the UCAM Sports Center. The Laboratory is a state-of-the-art laboratory with different primary data collection systems like force platforms, video cameras and electronic motion capture system, EMG system and isokinetic dynamometer, gas analyzers and densitometer.Some of the Modules of the Master are: Research Methodology, Exercise Physiology, Biomechanics and Movement Analysis, Sport Nutrition, etc.

Finally, the students carry out a practicum module and a Master´s Thesis.From the direction and coordination of the Master we will wish to emphasize the novelty of this title, which is configured as a particularly useful tool for the training of those called to lead the sport performance in the coming decades.For successfully meeting established criteria, the USA National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) officially recognizes this Master Program in Strength and Conditioning.

This is the first Master in Spain that has achieved this recognition. In fact, together with the official title of the Master, which allows students to directly access a PhD program, students can also acquire the official titles from this prestigious organization in the areas of Personal Trainer and/or Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.

 

Pedro E. Alcaraz
Director of the Master in High Performance Sport: Strength and Conditioning

Description

Blended Learning
1 Academic years
60 ECTS
Spanish or English option
Annual Tuition fee:
5.900€
Non-EU: 6.900€

 

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