Our degree in Physical Activity and Sport Science is based on a blended learning programme that qualifies students to succeed in today’s society both in national and international environments. Students acquire sound knowledge enabling them to anticipate future social needs in terms of physical activity and adapt to changes in the labour market.
This degree combines blended learning with a unique approach towards people with disability and with special needs never before seen in Spain.
The degree in Physical Activity and Sport Science is in line with EHEA principles and combines scientific learning with the professional training required to skilfully operate in the areas of physical activity, health, and sports performance.
As in all our online programmes, cross-curricular courses are included, a feature of Universidad Isabel I. Application of ICTs in professional practice, Professional communication in English, and Professional communication techniques in the first year; Scientific communication in English in the second year; Social values and ethics in fourth year.
Welcome to the degree in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences. I am Olaia Abadía García de Vicuña, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences of Universidad Isabel I de Castilla. If you ever wanted to study Physical Activity and Sport Science but you couldn’t for professional or personal reasons, or because you have been a high-performance athlete, Universidad Isabel I is what you are looking for. With us, your dream will come true.
We are the only national university that offers a blended learning programme for the degree in Physical Activity and Sport Science. Our curriculum is adapted to Bologna and recognised in all European Union countries. Thanks to our innovative methodology, students enjoy learning following a programme with full scientific rigour.
Our teaching approach is based on continuous assessment, so students gradually develop knowledge and skills. Our degree in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences qualifies students to work in professional environments. Our courses apply very practical approach. Social and collaborative activities are prominent, as team work is the key to success.
Two specialisations are available within the degree in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences: Specialisation in Sport Performance and Specialisation in Nutrition and Physical Activity. We are the high performance university. Thanks to our UNARD program, high-performance athletes can combine university studies with their sport careers. A highly qualified tutor, expert in sports performance, will be at your side providing advice and counselling from day one: helping you with your enrolment process according to your schedule and sport, mediating with your teachers when the exam calendar interfere in your sport competitions, and providing guidance and support throughout the degree to enhance your learning experience at our university.
This official online degree will help you get your dream career. We know that sport is your vocation. We have the right tools and methods that will help you succeed. We work every day to make sport a way of life, your way of life.
Dr. Olaia Abadía García de Vicuña
Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences
She holds a degree and a PhD. in Physical Activity and Sport Science with a distinction cum laude by Universidad de León.
Her teaching career began at Universidad Europea Miguel de Cervantes where she was Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences for five years. She is accredited for all teaching positions by the ACSUCYL (teaching quality assurance agency).
She was a member of the Comisión Nacional de Decanos of the faculties of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences at a time in which new degrees and curricula were developed and implemented to converge with the European Higher Education Area. She was also a member of the Sports Council of Castilla y León and honorary fellow of Universidad de León.
In the international sports arena, she was part of the Spanish Swimming Team and she won several medals in Spanish competitions.
The European College of Sport Science is an international non-profit organisation, founden in Nice (France) in 1995. It aims at promoting science and research in the field of sports, focusing on the interdisciplinary areas of sport and sport medicine.
It is the reference organisation in Europe in the field of Physical Activity and Sport Science. Universidad Isabel I is a member of this organisation.