MSportEd (Masters in Sports Education for Teachers)

A Masters Degree designed for teachers who teach sport in schools.

“This course has been designed for teachers of PE or those that are involved in sports. Taught by sports professionals, you will learn state of the art techniques used by world class athletes.”

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Whether you are a qualified PE Teacher or just the teacher who has become the default school team manager, this course may well be for you.  We have put together an innovative masters programme developed especially for the needs of schools. You will learn from professional trainers from English Premiership Football Teams and from world-renowned experts in sports medicine.

This course is unique and there is no other masters programme like it. The course is delivered from Uninettuno University  in Rome along with our partners Vernier Software and Technology, Seed of Speed, Pillars of Performance and the Irish Osteoporosis Society

Study for a PgDip or MSportsEd specially designed for teachers delivered 100% Online with
Italy’s leading Online University. There are no exams with assessment being 100% based on assignments.

How we teach

Uninettuno has won numerous awards for the support and blended learning platforms it provides. It puts the student as the central focus of our courses and supports that with a unique Online didactic cyberspace that is designed to foster an inclusive and supportive framework through an innovative virtual 3D classroom. The student can be part of the classroom no matter where they are located. All lectures are pre-recorded to allow you to build the course around your own teaching timetable and online seminars

Assessments

Each module is assessed by means of an assignment that is work-based based assignments that are grounded and relevant to the work-based professional approach philosophy. There are no written exams, so assessments are 100% coursework based. If you decide to progress to the MSportsEd stage you will be assigned a mentor and your project will involve a training regime you have designed for your place of work.

How you can obtain your MSportEd

The course is spread over 3 academic years. To attain your MSportEd you need to complete two Post Graduate Diplomas and then a final project.  In order to achieve your Master’s Degree, you need to complete 2 x PgDs and 1 x School-Based Project.

You can complete the PgDs in any order you wish, but you must complete both before proceeding the project stage and completion of the MSportEd. You can start with either the PgD (Sports Science) or the PgD (Strength & Conditioning). Each stage lasts for 8 months and fees are just €1800 per stage (entire Masters Programme costs €5400).


PgDip SPORTS SCIENCE

The program covers key areas that are
relevant to teachers in:

PHYSIOLOGICAL SCENARIOS
Anatomy and Physiology of Muscle Scenarios
and Cardio Vascular System;
The Stress Response;
Anatomy and Physiology of Endocrine and Female Menstrual System – Scenarios.

EXERCISE TESTING
Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing;
Exercise Testing and Obesity.

MUSCULOSKELETAL PROBLEMS AND
EXERCISE
Bone Physiology;
The Gastro-Intestinal System and Exercise;
Musculoskeletal Stress and Exercise.

EXERCISE
Loss of Exercise Tolerance;
Gender differences in exercise;
Exercise Training;
Workplace Exercise;
Exercise at Altitude.

DATA LOGGING
Data Gathering for EKG;
Physiology and Sensors
Inferential Statistics;
Designing Lesson Plans with Data Loggers

OSTEOPOROSIS
Anatomy of Osteoporosis;
Calcium, Vitamin D and Osteoporosis;
Children and Osteoporosis;
Exercise and Bone Health;
Athletes and Osteoporosis;
Osteoporosis and Risk Factors.

Assessment

Five assignments of 3000 words each
contributing to 20% the overall grade.


PgDip STRENGTH &
CONDITIONING

The program covers key areas that are
relevant to teachers in:

ATHLETE PROFILING & ANALYSIS
Performance Testing;
Integrating Test Data Into Performance;
Measuring Physical Outputs;
Monitoring Overtraining.

ON-FIELD TRAINING
Warm-Up;
Speed;
Agility;
Integrated Training.

OFF-FIELD TRAINING
Activation;
Injury Prevention;
Strength Training;
Power Training;
Core Training.

RECOVERY
Stress and Fatigue;
Benchmarking Recovery;
Post-Game Recovery;
Post-Training Recovery;
Sleep.

NUTRITION
Energy Demands;
Recovery Nutrition;
Hormones & Neurotransmitter;
Supplementation.

PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT
Culture;
Environment;
Behaviour;
Motivation.

DATA LOGGING
Data Gathering from Sensors;
Analysis of Data;
Video Capture for Data Dogging;
Inferential Statistics;
Making sense of Data.

Assessment

Five assignments of 3000 words each contributing
to 15% the mark, then one with 25% of the final mark.


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