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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.

Masters Programs proposed to be offered:
i) M.Sc. Biokinetics
A two year, full-time, international standard co-badged programme
Overview of the programme
  • Biokinetics is an approach to a profound understanding of application of exercise as a tool in rehabilitation and performance enhancement. Biokinetics deals with a wide range of subjects including Community Health Promotion, Physical Fitness, Advanced phase orthopaedic and sports rehabilitation by means of scientifically-based Exercise and physical activities
  • Co-badged Master’s degree programme offered by Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education & Research (Deemed to be university) & the University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Two year programme (4 semesters) –Choice based credit system

Who can do this programme?
A recognized bachelor’s degree in Health Science, Sports & Exercise Science, Physical Education or equivalent

What would I study?
  • Physical activity in the prevention and management of chronic diseases
  • Advanced Sports-Specific Strength and Conditioning for Athletic Performance
  • Biokinetics for high performance sport
  • Weight management for health and performance
  • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  • Research Methodology and Biostatistics
  • Dissertation

Career options
  • Biokineticist, Strength and Conditioning Coach, Lecturer, PhD Student, Research Assistant and Post-Doctoral Researcher

ii) M.Sc. Biomechanics in Sports & Human Movement
A two year, full-time, international standard co-badged programme
Overview of the programme
  • Co-badged Master’s degree programme offered by Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education & Research (Deemed to be university) & University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Students to gain a profound understanding of all major aspects of sports and clinical biomechanics
  • Students gain expertise in sports performance improvement and injury prevention based on latest concepts in movement analysis. It imparts knowledge and skills in offering biomechanical solutions to clinical conditions affecting human movement.
  • This 2 year programme which opens up a world of scientific innovation and research opportunities 

Who can do this programme?
A recognized bachelor’s degree in Health or Engineering science, Sports & Exercise Science, Physical Education or equivalent


What would I study?
  • Two year programme (4 semesters) –Choice based credit system
  • Biomechanics and Musculoskeletal system 
  • Research Methodology and Biostatistics
  • Human movement analysis in medical conditions
  • Sports Biomechanics
  • Biomechanics of sports injuries and rehab
  • Footwear Biomechanics
  • Dissertation

What are my career options?
  • Sports Biomechanist, Performance Analyst, Gait Analyst, Sports Equipment Developer, Lecturer, PhD Student, Research Assistant and Post-Doctoral Researcher

 
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