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PhD Programs in Health Care Sports and Exercise Medicine

A PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) is an advanced degree that is often awarded after finishing extensive research in a particular field of study. There are a number of universities all over the world that offer this program, and a degree often takes around four years to complete.

What is a PhD in Sports Science? This program is designed for students who are interested in performing research in different areas such as sports therapy and injury rehabilitation, endurance performance and exercise, and sports nutrition. Every program will vary, but students will often work with equipment such as cycle ergometers, non-motorized and motorized treadmills, an isokinetic dynamometer, and gas and blood analysis equipment. Part of the curriculum may often find students performing research in rehabilitation gymnasiums, sports therapy clinics, and respiratory clinics.

Students who pursue this degree benefit in that their advanced education will make them eligible for a variety of careers that are often accompanied by higher salaries. Most students are also athletes, and their research helps to improve their own physical shape.

The costs related to a sports science degree can vary quite a bit from one place to another. Factors involved include the duration of the program and location of the school. Interested students should research a number of schools and call their favorite ones to find out what the specific financial obligations will be.

Individuals with a degree in sports science have a variety of different careers to choose from, depending on their focus of study and interests. Potential employment opportunities include research for exercise manufacturing and other sport-related commercial industries, sports science laboratory managers or directors, sports science consultants, sports nutritionists, and sports science professors.

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