Máster Universitario en Rendimiento Deportivo: Tecnificación y Alto Nivel (RETAN)
This Master’s program is the first in Spain to be recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). The curriculum is specially-designed to impart not only the theoretical and practical applications but also the methodological foundations necessary for independent research, allowing students to address the most controversial lines in Sports Science. Our teaching faculty is uniquely comprised of UCAM professors, as well as national and international experts in their respective fields. Students will receive a deeper understanding of the different areas in sport performance and conditioning and acquire the necessary training for proper performance in their professional and/or research careers in the field of High Performance Sport. The constant evolution and growing interest in Physical Activity and Sport Science makes this area of multidisciplinary expertise a high-demanding subject and of professional interest.
To be considered into the Master’s Degree program, students must have: a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent at the University level, a background in Sport Sciences or equivalent, B1 level English.
Scientific Principles of Strength and Conditioning
Biomechanics and Movement Analysis
Program Design as related to Strength and Conditioning
Sport Nutrition and Ergogenic Aids
Strength Training and Conditioning in the Elderly
Applied Statistical Techniques in Strength and Conditioning
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.