Description: Exercise and Sport Sciences Keywords: Sport Science

The main objective of this programme is the application of knowledge regarding nutrition and physical activity on sports performance enhancement and well-being.

At the biological level, nutrition and physical activity can remodel physiological structures and processes, and a study of these factors can therefore result in the design of more effective and efficient exercise and nutrition prescriptions as well as testing protocols.

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 Career opportunities

  • Exercise nutritionist within the well-being industry
  • Exercise nutritionist for various sporting codes at any level within the sporting industry
  • Representative in the nutrition industry
  • Career opportunities at educational institutions, e.g. universities
  • Conditioning coach for sports teams (schools, clubs and professionals)
  • Conditioning coach for individual athletes


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F: +27 86 579 5154


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