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Sport Science Support 

The term sports science covers the following areas: 

sport psychology
sports nutrition
sports physiology
strength and conditioning
performance analysis

The Sports Council is working with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science to: 

  • Develop greater understanding and awareness amongst coaches, governing bodies and athletes of the value that sports scientists can bring to improving athlete performance.

  • Raise the profile of sports science in order to encourage more people to consider one of the disciplines as a career option.

  • Support the continuous professional development of sports scientists in Northern Ireland.

  • Update the register of sports science personnel in Northern Ireland. 

For further information contact  [email protected]



British Association of Sport and Execise Science


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