Career Opportunities

Attributions

Students who successfully complete the Master’s program in High Performance Sport: Strength and Conditioning will be able to perform duties and tasks such as:
 
  • Apply statistical techniques needed to conduct a proper analysis in each of the research methodologies in the area of performance and conditioning
  • Identify aspects that characterize the qualitative and quantitative designs applied to research in sports science
  • Analyze the consistency and adequacy of the quality criteria used in the evaluation of sports performance and conditioning
  • Apply the physiological, biomechanical, behavioral and social principles to the research object
  • Identify the risks associated to the health of athletes and inadequate physical activities in the context of sports training and fitness
  • Design preventative and promotional programs for the practice of physical activity in contemporary society
  • Apply assessment techniques, monitoring and controlling quantitative and qualitative research of physical activity related to athletic performance and conditioning
  • Identify the various methods for assessing both performance and health in the field of performance and conditioning
  • Perform tests that measure strength, endurance, flexibility and balance in older people based on their medical history
  • Identify physiological and metabolic changes that occur with interventions in the area of sports performance and fitness
  • Manage scientific databases for literature search and review in order to master the specific work area of sports performance and conditioning
  • Develop scientific work based on features and structure of different types of scientific publication and presentation of results

Careers

  • With the acquired skills and knowledge obtained in the Master’s program, students can be employed professionally in the following work areas:
  • Optimization, assessment and control training, physical fitness and performance in individual sports
  • Biomechanics applied to health, fitness and sports training
  • Training of physiological adaptations and performance evaluation
  • Performance analysis in team sports
  • Analysis of the game-play and teaching-learning assessment in team sports
  • Prescription of exercise programs
  • Physical activity and exercise, functional autonomy and quality of life for older adults, special populations and disabled individuals
  • Learning and motor control
  • Personal training
  • Physical preparation
  • Coordination and management programs in clubs and sports performance centers