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Executive Master in High Performance Sport

Degree Name:

Executive Master in High Performance Sport

Significance and Justifications of Program Creation / Amendment

1. Keep up in line with the developments and changes in the field of high performance sport at the global level.

2. Take advantage of the great potential of scientific laboratories and the new equipment at the Faculty of Sport Science and Physical activity in preparing specialists and researchers in the field of high performance sport.

3. Meet the high demand on such program to improve and develop sports performance specially in elite players in deferent sports federations, especially with the national teams.           

Program Vision

Achieving excellence and leadership in the field of professional sports including the high performance in deferent sports teams especially in the national teams. Moreover, this program aims to build a knowledge society at the national and global level.

 Program Mission

Preparation of specialists and researchers contribute to building a knowledge society that able to compete in movement science globally.

Program Objectives

1.Provide students with a critical understanding to the evolution of knowledge professional work in high sport performance and its related fields.

2.Provide students with the various methods for measurements of activities field associated with the kinetic fitness and how to use tools and equipment to suit every age group.

3.Contribute to the enrichment of human knowledge through specialized studies in the field of high sports performance.

Program Outcomes

A-Knowledge and Comprehension:

1.Understanding of modern information and knowledge in the field of high sports performance.

2.Knowledge of modern research methods and physiological testing that ensure the desired objectives of the High Performance Sport program.

3.Deep understanding of how to apply the theories and scientific foundations in the applied field to serve the national and global community.

B- Mental Skills:

1.The ability to employ the scientific methods to solve problems faced by graduate student in High Performance Sport program.

2.The ability to analysis, criticism and creativity in the application of the scientific foundations in the field of sports research.

3.Linking theories to practice in the field of high sports performance.

C- Professional and Practical Skills:

1.Take responsibility for self-learning and continue to develop personal and professional skills.

2.The ability to participate in leadership and teamwork.

3.The ability to act responsibly in professional tasks and personal relationships.

D- General Skills:

1.The ability to use skills to interact with others and accept different points of view.

2.The ability to self- evaluates and employs it in practice.

3.The ability to use technology for access the knowledge in the fields associated with the high sports performance.

Program Beneficiaries:

1.Sports coaches.

2.Individuals who are interested in the field of high sports performance.

3.Sports coaches in the military and security sectors.

4.Sports federations officials and for the youth care.

 Admission Requirements

In addition to the requirements conditions specified in the unified regulations for graduate studies in Saudi universities, the organizational and executive rules and procedures for postgraduate studies at King Saud University for the executive master’s degree, the applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in one of the colleges/departments of physical education/sports science from Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, or from recognized universities, or related accepted bachelor program in any discipline with the following condition:

Passing the prerequisites courses.

Requirements for obtaining the Degree:

Passing (36) credit unites of master’s courses

Program General Structure:

Courses option (36) credit unites of master’s courses

Number of required units is…36... in addition to thesis as follows:

Type of Courses

No. of Courses

No. of Units Required

Special Core

10

30

Elective (if any)

2

6

Total

 

36

Program Study Plan:

First Level:

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Course Code

Name

No. of Study Units

1

531 EP

Principles of Research Methods And Statistics

3 (2+1 )

2

532 EP

Introduction to Exercise Physiology

3 (2+1 )

3

552 EP

Physiological Evaluation for Sports Performance

3 (1+2)

Total

9

Second Level:

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Course Code

Name

No. of Study Units

1

542 EP

Physiology of Sports Training

3 (2+1 )

2

541 EP

Sports Nutrition and Sports performance

3 (3+0)

3

545 EP

Fatigue, Recovery and Adaptation in Sports Performance

3 ( 3 + 0 )

Total

9

Third Level:

#

Course Code

Name

No. of Study Units

1

543 EP

Programs of Fitness for High Sports Performance

3 (2+1 )

2

544 EP

Data Analysis and Interpretation for High Performance Sport

3 ( 3 + 0 )

3

 

Elective Course

3 (3+0)

Total

9

Fourth Level:

#

Course Code

Name

No. of Study Units

1

515 EP

Body Composition and Physical Anthropometrics

2 (1+1)

2

595 EP

Applied Project in Developing High Athletic Performance

4 (0+4)

 

 

Elective Course

3 (3+0)

Total

6

Elective Courses:

#

Course Code

Name

No. of Study Units

1

546 EP

Resistance Training for Sports Performance

3 (3+0)

2

545 EP

Dietary Supplements and Sports Doping

3 (3+0)

3

547 EP

Seminar in fitness for work performance

3 (3+0)

4

511 EBMB

Applications of Motor Analysis in Sport Training

3 ( 3 + 0 )

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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