IIT Madras has launched seven free online courses on Sports Science, tailored to the Indian and South Asian context. These courses, offered through NPTEL, bridge theory and practical applications, addressing the growing demand for skilled personnel in sports. Classes begin on February 19, 2023, and are open to enthusiasts, sportspeople, and those interested in areas like fitness, nutrition, and psychology. The eligibility criteria include a Class 12 passing certificate, and on completion, students can pursue Diplomas or PG degrees. The courses cover topics such as biomechanics, injury prevention, and cultural aspects of sports, with a final in-person proctored exam costing Rs 1,000 per course.

Source-IIT Madras Team