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The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences

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Overview of Sport and Exercise Science

From Biomechanics to Sports Ethics, get an overview of what we teach at the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences

Module Overview: Foundations of Exercise Science

Dr Joanne Hudson explains what is covered in the Foundations of Exercise Science module

Module Overview: Human Anatomy

Dr Laura Mason explains what is covered in the Human Anatomy module

Module Overview: Human Physiology

Dr Richard Metcalfe explains what is covered in the Human Anatomy module

Module Overview: Intro to Biomechanics 1

Dr Nick Owen explains what is covered in the Introduction to Biomechanics 1 module

Module Overview: Intro to Biomechanics 2

Dr Neil Bezodis explains what is covered in the Introduction to Biomechanics 2 module

Module Overview: Strength and Conditioning

Dr Mark Waldron explains what is covered in the Strength and Conditioning module

Module Overview: Technology and Innovation in Injury Mechanics

Dr Elisabeth Williams explains what is covered in the Technology and Innovation in Injury Mechanics module

Module Overview: Foundation of Sport Psychology

Dr Oliver Roquette explains what is covered in the Foundation of Sport Psychology module

Module Overview: Research Methods and Ethics

Dr Shane Heffernan explains what is covered in the Research Methods and Ethics module

 

Biomechanics Lab

Explaining the functionality of our Biomechanics Lab (the blue room) and how it's used for motion capture.

 
 

Teaching Spaces

See our Sports Science teaching and lab spaces.

 
 

Virtual Reality lab

Leading the way in innovative teaching with our Virtual Reality Lab.

 
 

Project and Research Lab

A view of our dedicated lab space for student and staff project work.

 
 

Quick student-led Bay Campus tour

Follow our students on a tour around our beach-fronted Bay Campus.

 
 

Q&A with our Sport & Exercise students part 1

Our Sports Science students discuss your frequently asked questions

 
 

Q&A with our Sport & Exercise students part 2

Our Sports Science students discuss your frequently asked questions.

 

Research Project: Competition Day Strategies for Enhanced Performance

Professor Liam Kilduff explains his research project, ‘Competition Day Strategies for Enhanced Performance’

Research Project: Competitive Cycling with Diabetes

Dr Richard Bracken explains his research project, ‘Competitive Prolonged Cycling with Type 1 Diabetes’

Research Project: Understanding the Mechanics of Rugby Kicking

Dr Neil Bezodis explains his research project, ‘Understanding the Mechanics of Rugby Kicking

Research Project: Elite and Professional Sport Group: Extreme Environments Research

Dr Mark Waldron explains his research project, ‘Elite and Professional Sport Group: Extreme Environments Research’

Sports Science Careers and Employability

Learn more about your graduate prospects at the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences and all the ways that Swansea supports you to enhance your employability

Current Student: My Placement Experience with Swansea City FC

Listen to Lily Chapman talk about her offered internship with Swansea City Academy Football Club on the Strength and Conditioning Team

Sports Science student and Rugby Scarlets player

Listen to how Dan Davis manages his studies as a Sports Science student and Scarlets Rugby player

Undergraduate Alumnus: My Studies and My Career with the Scarlets

Listen to Rhys Jones talk about his undergraduate studies at Swansea and his experience as a Senior Strength and Conditioning Coach with Scarlets Rugby

Undergraduate Alumnus: My Studies and My Career with LA Galaxy

Listen to Will Sparkes talk about his undergraduate studies at Swansea and his experience as a Sports Scientist with LA Galaxy

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