An interdisciplinary field that explores the complex nature of human movement and how the body responds to acute and chronic physical exertion from fitness training and, recreational and professional sports. Exercise science encompasses disciplines of exercise and sport physiology, movement analysis, training and conditioning and, sport and exercise psychology. Sport Science is a sub discipline that explores the factors influencing sport performance and strategies to improving it. There is growing demand for exercise and sports scientists around the globe.



Graduates on completion, will have the knowledge, skills and abilities to work in Sports medicine centers, professional sports organizations, corporate fitness/wellness industries and occupational health as

* Exercise and Sports Physiologists

* Movement Analysts/Biomechanists

* Trainers/ Health Fitness Specialists/ Exercise Specialists

* Sports Science Administrators and Faculty

* Scientists involved in research pertaining to health and human performance



* Four year program at Manipal Academy of Higher Education

* One semester of externship at leading sports organizations

* Research work at Manipal



* Exercise and Sports Physiology

* Movement Analysis

* Training and Conditioning

* Nutrition and Human Performance

* Sports and Exercise Psychology



4 years inclusive of 6 months compulsory internship and project

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Last date to Apply


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Career Paths

The careers that a sports science degree can lead to:

  • Exercise and Sport Physiologist 
  • Movement analysts/ Bio-mechanists 
  • Trainers /fitness specialist / exercise specialist
  • Sports science administrators and faculty
  • Scientists involved in research pertaining to health and human performance


Access to hospital facilities gives student hands-on training in procedures

Innovative Center
State-of-the-art Innovation Centre to facilitate multi-disciplinary research

Laboratories give students the opportunity for practical experience

Sports & Fitness
Marena is the world-class facilities with courts for badminton, tennis, soccer & squash as well as a well-equipped gymnasium

Libraries have publications on the latest developments in allied healthcare

Student Housing
Student hostels are their homes away from homes

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