They will also be able to work in scientific research, carrying out studies and investigations into various subjects related to sports and physical activities, taking into account the different approaches and possibilities in society today. The subjects covered in the program for the bachelor’s degree in physical education (sports sciences) qualify graduates to work in various types of non-school educational institutions.

The sports sciences program produces graduates who have the skills to: work in independent organizations, sports clubs, gyms, companies promoting sports activities and sports management; to learn to work in an integrated, cooperative manner, PROMOTING health and PREVENTING AND TREATING disease in individuals and the community; to carry out specific procedures in their professional field in accordance with the hierarchy of care provision in the federal Unified Health System (SUS); to ensure their continued professional development by selecting, collecting and analyzing scientific information related to their particular field so that they are up-to-date with scientific developments; to provide complete care for, and create links with, individuals and the community; to identify the more common health risks and act preventively; to incorporate their knowledge of science in their daily work; to adopt a discerning attitude in the face of the health system’s economic, social and organizational situation, while taking into consideration issues related to cost/benefit and fairness; to work in teams and always bring humanist and ethical principles to their relationships with individuals and the community; to know how to deal with different behaviors, religious beliefs, races and ideas and recognize the individual collective beliefs of the people involved; and to ensure that their professional lives conform to the prevailing social, political and historical context, that they promote the defense of the individual and respect the principles of citizenship with a view to reducing inequal