Our courses were developed with our sport, exercise and health networks, no matter which degree you choose, students will develop a range of transferable skills desirable in a variety of professional contexts. The sports team collaborate with a range of partners, to offer students industry-relevant experience.
Our facilities for student, research and commercial use include: a British Olympic Association-approved environmental chamber, performance analysis and nutrition suite, biomechanics and exercise physiology labs, sport and leisure management suite, and our sport and exercise psychology lab.
We have strong partnerships with many local and national sports clubs, councils and sporting bodies, where the department's research expertise and development projects positively benefit the sporting community. Our team of sport scientists, sport psychologists, nutritionists and management specialists are experienced at working with and improving the performance of sports men and women at all levels, as well as individuals, teams and organisations from within the public and corporate sectors. Quite simply, we are committed to demonstrating and making available our knowledge, expertise and facilities to aid and solve sporting problems.
Sport Science courses
You’ll study at our Clifton Campus, home of our Sport Village with full use of high-tech sports performance labs and an Olympic Association-approved environmental chamber.
Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021
100% of NTU's research environment in the 'Sport and Exercise Sciences, Leisure and Tourism' Unit of Assessment was assessed to be world-leading or internationally excellent.
As a Sports Science student here at Nottingham Trent University (NTU), you can access all the tools you need to analyse human movement and improve performance of professional and recreational athletes.
The School of Science and Technology is one of the few schools in the country to offer an environmental chamber to their Sports Science students.
Performance Analysis Laboratory
As a sports science student at NTU, learn how to improve sports performance in our high-tech Performance Analysis Laboratory.
The Interdisciplinary Science and Technology Centre (ISTeC) based at our Clifton Campus.
Natural Sciences Research Facility
This centre enhances the School’s research in physics, biosciences, chemistry, imaging, materials and sports performance - from radiology to astrophysics, oceanography to archaeology.
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Services to business
The Sport Science team provide consultancy services through our Scientific Services to Industry (SS2i). Organisations and individuals can access technical expertise through our facilities, knowledge base and equipment.