The aim of the course is to enable physical education educators, instructors, health-care and allied-health professionals (nutritionists, physiotherapists, fitness leaders) and medical doctors to gain knowledge and develop skills for the advancement of science in sports.
The course consists of 3 semesters of teaching consisting of lectures, seminars and laboratory-based practical work. This will be followed by a research project in the fourth semester.
The project consists of a laboratory/field-based research project addressing a relevant topic.
Semester I (10 units)
- Functional and Applied Anatomy
- Basic Physiology
- Scientific Evaluation
Semester II (10 units)
- Applied Physiology and Biochemistry
- Principles of Training and Physiology of Maximum Intensity
- Biomechanics and Sports Injury I
Semester III (12 units)
- Biomechanics II
- Leisure Management and Organisation of Sports in Malaysia
- Sports Nutrition I
- Environment Physiology and Psychological Aspects of Sports and Exercise
- Sports Nutrition II and Health Aspects of Exercise