List of Postgraduate Courses in Physical Fitness


The word physical fitness generally encompasses two interrelated terms. They are General fitness and specific fitness. While the former means the state of well being of a human being in general, the latter means the ability of an individual to perform specific aspects of occupations or sports. There are a lot of colleges in our country that offer postgraduate courses in physical fitness.

A candidate who is interested to join this course must have passed their graduation in the allied subject. It is important that these candidates always maintain a fit body. They should be focussed in what they would like to achieve. A list of some of the postgraduate courses in physical fitness is given below.

List of Postgraduate Courses

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Physical Education (D.P.Ed)
  • M.Phil. Physical Education
  • M.Sc. Physical and Occupational Therapy
  • Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed)
  • Master of Physical Education and Sports Sciences (MPES)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Health and Fitness Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Special Education - Multiple Disabilities, Physically and Neurological
Career Prospects
There are many jobs available for students of physical fitness field. Those who have a passion towards sports can look up to a career in that direction. If they possess the talent they could land up in the national team or state team. Apart from this, students can join as physical fitness instructors, sports manager, athletic trainer. They also have the option to become sports journalist. There is a need for the good commentators for the various games. Those who have retired from active play can also look forward for jobs as referees or umpires.
Individuals who are skilled in the field of physical fitness can get employment with the police or other defense services too. The salary of a sports person will vary according to their chosen field of activity, and his/her ability to deliver excellent performance without fail. It is important that these candidates be careful about their health. A sports person can also make his income even from non sporting activities like endorsements. Brand ambassadors are always paid huge amounts and their contracts may sometimes last for more than a year or more at times.


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