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Sri Ramachandra Faculty of Sports & Exercise Sciences

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University) has always been in the forefront of education. It conceptualised and developed a Master Degree program in Sports Medicine on par with the international standards adhering to the curriculum of leading universities worldwide. The University also conducts  MD (Sports Medicine) course which is the first of its kind in India and is also recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI).

The Faculty of Sports and Exercise Sciences of SRIHER conducts an undergraduate course, B.Sc. Sports and Exercise Sciences in academic collaboration with the University of Cape Town, South Africa. The faculty of University of Cape Town participate in teaching and training of students enrolled in this course. This is a four-year course, covering all aspects of sports and exercise science.
SRIHER  has the state of the art Centre for Sports Science (CSS) offering a host of multidisciplinary services to the sports persons through a team of highly qualified and experienced full time professionals along with internationl experts in various key areas like sports medicine, physiotherapy, biokinetics, biomechanics, nutrition and sports psychology.

CSS is complete with state of the art exercise physiology labs, isokinetic testing and training lab, sophisticated bio mechanical lab, sports rehabilitation unit, physiotherapy and hydrotherapy, multi sports testing/training hall, a high performance centre, world  class fitness centre with an indoor running track, international standard indoor swimming pool, video and game analysis room, sports carfeteria, turf sport ground, boarding and lodging facilities, specialist consultation suites, board rooms, class rooms, library, sports museum, environmental chamber and a large aerobics yoga hall. It also boasts of a lake for water sports. It has been accredited by AFC as a Centre of Excllence. For more details visit  https://www.csstrucoach.in/

The Deemed University has excellent play fields and other sports and recreational facilities. Besides class room teaching in theoretical aspects, the students will be enabled to have practical experience by postings in various sports and athletic clubs and other establishments. Students who graduate will have ample opportunities in getting employment in sports and science establishments, associations, wellness centres and  clubs -- both private and public sector.

Programme offered :-
B.Sc.(Hons.) Sports & Exercise Sciences, 
Duration:3 years + 1 year Internship
Eligibility : Pass in HSC ( 2) or Equivalent qualification with 
i) Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics (or)
ii) Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.
of any State Board/ CBSE/ ISC or any other examination recognised as equivalent thereto.

Innovative Programs offered under Sri Ramachandra Faculty of Sports and  Exercise Sciences

i) Master of Sports Physiotherapy
A Two year Programme
Candidate should have passed the BPT from an University recognized by the UGC in regular mode with a minimum of 55% marks or B+ Grade.

Overview of the programme

INTRODUCTION:
Degree programme. This interdisciplinary programme is designed to meet the increasing demands highly skilled sports physiotherapists in the country. The course provides a strong theoretical foundation in vital core and elective subjects together with extensive hands on training on and off the field of sports. The course provides a unique perspective to students who seek international standard, competency based curriculum to become a successful sports physiotherapist.

OBJECTIVES::
To produce sports physiotherapists skilled in the competencies framed by International Federation of Sports Physical Therapists (IFSPT) including
Injury Prevention
Acute intervention
Rehabilitation
Performance Enhancement
Promotion of a Safe, Active Lifestyle
Life-Long Learning
Professionalism and Management
Research Involvement
Dissemination of Best Practice
Extending Practice Through Innovation
Promotion of Fair Play and Anti-Doping Practice

UNIQUE FEATURES:
First MPT programme in India with International curriculum in alignment with International Federation of Sports Physiotherapy
First MPT programme in India to be offered in a modern blended mode with a mix of Face to Face and Online learning
Collaboration with universities in UK and Australia
Centre for Sports Science (CSS) in the university the only centre in India accredited by Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and International Cricket Council (ICC)
CSS is the approved centre of excellence for SAI, Govt. of India and houses the Khelo India academies for Rowing, Weightlifting and Shooting. CSS is a recognized centre of excellence for Government of Tamilnadu (SDAT) and Kerala (DYSA)
Students get to choose their area of interest (different sports offered as elective subjects)
Clinical rotation for hands on Training at various sports academies attached to CSS and outside
Opportunities to travel with teams

SCOPE:
Following completion, graduates will be equipped with the theoretical and practical skills to pursue a career with sports teams, government and private sports organisations, sports medicine centres, sports science academic institutions in India and around the world.

ii) M.Sc. Sports and Exercise Psychology Degree Program
A Two year Programme
Candidates holding undergraduate degree in Psychology, Sports & Exercise Science, Physical Education from any University recognized by the UGC in regular mode with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

Overview of the programme

INTRODUCTION:
The M.Sc. Sports and Exercise Psychology program aims to equip graduates with skill setsto serve as high quality sports psychology professional in the sports industry. Students will be trained in evidence-based practices to demonstrate performance enhancement in competitive sports through sports psychology service delivery. Graduates from this program  will be proficient in assessing athletes/client needs, designing appropriate strategies to best achieve sports culture and quality of life. This program is offered under the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Sciences. 

UNIQUE FEATURES: 
Candidates will be trained at the Centre for Sports Science, SRIHER, a premier sports science centre in India that has collaboration with international universities including UK and Australia 
Centre for Sports Science (CSS) in the university the only centre in India accredited by Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and International Cricket Council (ICC) 
CSS is the approved centre of excellence for SAI, Govt. of India and houses the Khelo India academies for Rowing, Weightlifting and Shooting. CSS is a recognized centre of excellence for Government of Tamilnadu (SDAT) and Kerala (DYSA) 
Students will get exposure in different sports 
Clinical rotation for hands on Training at various sports academies attached to CSS and outside 
Opportunities to work and travel with teams

SCOPE: 
Following completion, graduates will be equipped with the theoretical and practical skills to pursue a career with sports teams, government and private sports organisations, sports medicine centres, sports science academic institutions in India and around the world. They can pursue higher research studies to become sought after academicians and researchers.

Program Learning Outcomes: 

The M.Sc. graduate in Sports and Exercise Psychology will 
a) Develop competencies to functionally assess psychological concerns within sports & exercise setting
b) Provide evidence-based interventions towards performance enhancement and injury prevention
c) Independently pursue research within sports and exercise domain
d) Support athlete/client in injury rehabilitation context
e) Nurture quality of life and sports culture in the country
f) Demonstrate multi-cultural sensitivity in professional practice
g) Demonstrate professional conduct and adhere to professional ethics and principles 




 
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