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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Natural Health Science
Sports Training via distance learning
Whether you're an athlete seeking edgy competitions and/or a coach looking to improve your athletes' individual or team performance, Sports Training Doctor Ph.D. Degree illustrates training techniques that result in maximum speed, strength, endurance and flexibility. It also demonstrates the therapeutic and rehabilitation benefits of exercise and teaches students how to create individual and specific training programs for a wide variety of sports.
The Doctor Ph.D. Degree online via distance learning offers students the highest level of specialization a discipline can offer. More info...
* 45 to 72 academic credits above a Master's program.
* Average Duration: 24 months.
* Program Structure: 70% textbooks + 30% Thesis.
* Admission is open for adults over 27 years of age.
* Master's degree or international equivalent (5 years of study) is required for admission.
Fees include all: Program of study, textbooks, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma, and transcript.
Cost per BIU earned postgraduate credit: 130 Euros (170 US$)
Cost per transferred credit from previous education and/or professional experience if required: 20 Euros (25 US$)
45 ... 72 Academic credits
Tuition Fee :Min. 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... Max. 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. It always seems impossible until it's done." Nelson Mandela.
Payment plans are available upon request up to 36 monthly installments. More info...
Doctor Ph.D. Degree
Sports Training via distance learning
45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
+ 42 Academic credits - Sports Training Online
+ Other additional subjects
+ 18 Academic credits - Research methodology and final project or thesis.
+ 42 Academic credits: Sports Training Online
BIU Earned Credits
Credits earned through the completion of academic work at Bircham International University (Reports, Projects and Thesis).
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credits (30 hours of study).
Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
You may study any subject as an independent online continuing education course. More info...
Postgraduate level continuing education course.
Previous knowledge in this field of study is required.
601SPT - Human Anatomy & Physiology
602SPT - Movement & Physical Development
603SPT - Monitoring Exercise
604SPT - Therapeutic Exercise
605SPT - Physical Conditioning
606SPT - Physiology of Exercise
607SPT - Biomechanics
608SPT - Kinesiology
609SPT - Fitness Training
610SPT - Sports Training
611SPT - Sport Aids
612SPT - Sports Coaching
613SPT - Sport Injuries
614SPT - Performance Psychology
Bibliography: Sports Training via distance learning
The corresponding textbooks are included in the fees. Once the fee has been paid, the books may take between two to five weeks to reach your address. Bircham International University offices may inform you at any time of the status of your books. If the book is in English, the required report must be written in English unless you have requested to write it in other language and have gained Bircham International University authorization. More info...
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+ Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Natural Health Science from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. For example: Performance Psychology.
Research work resources and network - Doctor - Sports Training:
AASP - Association for Applied Sport Psychology
ABNE - Associação Brasileira de Nutrição Esportiva
AECD - Asociación Española de Ciencias del Deporte
AESA - Asian Exercise & Sport Science Association
ASPASP - Asian-South Pacific Association of Sport Psychology
ASPC - Association of Sport Performance Centres
BASES - British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
CBCE - Colégio Brasileiro de Ciências do Esporte
EHFA - European Health & Fitness Association - EuropeActive
ESC - E-Sporting Coach
FEPD - Federación Española de Psicología del Deporte
FEPSAC - European Federation of Sport Psychology
FFST - Fédération Française Sports pour Tous
FIEP - Federação Internacional de Educação Física
FISAF - Federation of International Sports, Aerobics and Fitness
FNPSL - Fédération Nationale Profession Sport & Loisirs
ICSSPE - International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education
IFA - International Fitness Association
IFPA - International Fitness Professionals Association
ISB - International Society for Biomechanics
ISSN - International Society of Sports Nutrition
ISSP - International Society of Sport Psychology
NASPSA - North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity
NATA - National Athletic Trainers' Association
SFNS - Société Française de Nutrition du Sport
SFPES - Société Française des Professionnels de l'Entraînement Sportif
SFPS - Société Française de Psychologie du Sport
SPPD - Sociedade Portuguesa de Psicologia do Desporto
STO - Sports Therapy Organisation
WFATT - World Federation of Athletic Training and Therapy
Joining the proper association is the best way to become an updated professional. Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume en each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides a list of available memberships and professional references from each faculty where some BIU graduates may belong. Contact directly the ones you select. More info...
+ 18 Academic credits (Research methodology and final project or thesis. More info...).
Admission requirements: Doctor - Sports Training
Bircham International University distance learning degree admission requirements differ depending upon the Faculty and the major of study. There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, sex, beliefs and/or religion. A minimum of 30% of the total number of credits required by any adult degree program syllabus has to be transferred from previous education and/or validated from professional experience in order to gain admission. A maximum of 20% of the total number of credits required by the distance learning degree program can be transferred from professional and life experience. More info...
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Learning outcomes: Doctor - Sports Training
The following learning outcomes are compatible with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) for lifelong learning and continuing education. The EQF directives facilitate acceptance of this course credits by many higher education institution. These learning outcomes are achieved after completion of this course with a passing grade. Better grades will demonstrate higher analysis, evaluation and critical thinking skills. More info...
EQF LEVEL 6. Advanced knowledge and critical understanding.
Outcome resulting from course content assessment and its applicability to problem solving.
The student's ability to combine the different parts of the text and to form a new coherent and harmonic final report will determine the critical understanding of the subject and an advanced knowledge of Sports Training. The student written report style, content, and structure play an important role in the assessment and applicability of the knowledge about Sports Training to different Natural Health Science decision making scenarios and problem-solving. More info...
EQF LEVEL 7. Advanced knowledge and critical thinking.
Outcome resulting from written critical thinking and its applicability to problem solving.
The student will contrast and evaluate the learned material with his/her own knowledge and experience to express an opinion about Sports Training, to consider the practical application of the key concepts, and to argue the conclusions along the written report. Personal judgments and opinion should be based on sound criteria and must be clearly discussed. More info...
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Natural Health Science
Sports Training Online
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Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Sports Training