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Our MSc in Exercise as Medicine will equip you with the knowledge and skills to promote the prescription of exercise, both as a preventative measure and as a treatment/therapy.
As the crucial role of exercise and physical activity in the treatment of diseases and medical conditions is increasingly understood, health practitioners are encouraged to consider exercise prescriptions when designing treatment plans and health interventions. Just as the exercise medicine global health initiative continues to grow, so do the opportunities for well-qualified individuals with an understanding of research in this area.
The MSc in Exercise as Medicine has been developed in response to this trend, drawing on the University's internationally recognised research on physical activity and health. The
An honours degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent international qualification in sports science or other relevant biological science that contains a substantial element of exercise physiology, such as applied human physiology or physiotherapy.
Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Further details are available on the International website.
Please see course website for further details.
The opportunities and experiences I have had on the Exercise as Medicine MSc have been invaluable in furthering my knowledge of exercise prescription and increasing my confidence in completing testing procedures. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here at Loughborough and hope to be able to apply the new skills I’ve gained within the world of public health to improve the lives of those experiencing long term health problems.