January 2018 - December 2018
7.500,00 €/ Course.
Dr. D. Pedro Emilio Alcaraz Ramón
Director of the Master's in High Perfomance Sport: Strength and Conditioning
This Master’s degree is the first in Spain to be recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. The curriculum has especially been designed to impart not only theoretical and practical applications in this specific field, but also the methodological foundations necessary for students’ independent research.
Objectives of the program
Success in the area of High Performance Sport is highly dependent on the ability to translate the foundations of scientific research in Sports Science to the elite athlete training programs in Individual and Team Sports. The objective of this Master is to enhance the knowledge and experience of the student in the specific field of Strength and Conditioning.
With the Master in High Performance Sports: Strength and Conditioning UCAM, students will be able to acquire the skills to use more advanced technology in Sports Performance, experimenting with top-level athletes.
NSCA is the worldwide authority on strength and conditioning, bringing together a diverse group of professionals from the sports science, athletics, allied health and fitness industries.
In today’s competitive marketplace, employers seek the most qualified individuals. Earning the NSCA-CPT or the NSCA-CSCS credentials gives you the ability to open doors both professionally and financially. NSCA recognizes UCAM’s applied and research curriculum for which UCAM is included as part of their Education Recognition Program for Graduate Studies.
To be considered for this postgraduate program, students must have:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Science or equivalent
- Background in Sport Sciences or equivalent
- B1 level English
Research and Sport Facilities
UCAM has two research centres in High Performance Sport on campus and in La Manga Club, where students can put into practice the content of the master.
These research centres assist 60 UCAM Olympic athletes, among them Mireia Belmonte (Olympic Swimming Medalist), Miguel Angel Lopez (athlete), Mario Mola (triathlete), David Cal (Olympic Medalist in Canoeing) and Nicolas Almagro (tennis player and Winner of 12 title ATP), as well as the UCAM Murcia Basketball Club (ACB) and UCAM Murcia Football Club (Second Division B) with their preparation, training and enhancement in their athletic performance.
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is the world-leading membership organization for thousands of elite strength coaches, personal trainers and dedicated researchers and educators.