Objectives and competences

The clinical-therapeutic management of the interaction between pharmacological therapy and the practice of sport, necessarily complex, in addition to management of food and nutrition, requires a multidisciplinary approach. The existence of various professional groups related to the monitoring and daily management of athletes, also requires adequate training in various aspects of sports science. For all these reasons, this postgraduate course offers multidisciplinary training in pharmacology, nutrition and supplementation in sport.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateSpecialization diploma
Faculty or schoolInstitut de Formació Contínua IL3
Branch of knowledge
  • Physiotherapy, podiatry, nutrition and dietetics, occupational therapy, optics and optometry, and speech therapy
  • Pharmacy
Mode of deliveryDistance
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 2.320,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:11/04/2024
Master's degree course homepage http://www.il3.ub.edu/es/postgrado/postgrado-farmacologia-nutricion-suplementacion-deporte.html
ManagmentMontoro Ronsano, J. Bruno
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Sí, amb crèdits pendents (10% o menys)

Objectives and competences


- To acquire an understanding of specific physiological and pathological principles in the area of physical effort, training and sporting performance.
- To acquire an understanding of specific pharmacological principles, drugs and supplements associated with optimising physical performance and with the treatment of sport-related injuries and functional recovery.
- To acquire an understanding of specific factors involved in the interactions, limitations and side effects in the use of drugs and supplements in sport.
- Acquire knowledge of the functional, ethic and legal limits of pharmacology to prevent disease, injury, fraud and doping.
- To acquire criteria in the reasoned use of drugs and supplements in sport using the principles of pharmacology and scientific evidence.
- Acquire an understanding of specific nutritional principles in the context of physical activity.
- To acquire an understanding of specific diets and dietary habits and their affect on sporting performance and on functional recovery.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

- Graduates in health sciences: Pharmacy, Biology, Physical Activity and Sports Sciences, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Biomedicine, Medicine, Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Dentistry, Podiatry, Psychology, Veterinary Science and other university degrees in this group.
- Graduates in teacher training specializing in physical education.

Access requirements and conditions

The course is also open to students with no prior university education, who will acquire the same knowledge and skills and receive a specific qualification for their learner group. Information on the access requirements and other conditions can be obtained from the course directors.


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 403 96 96
Observations:Online learning

For further enquiries

Address:Instituto Forymat
C/ Quintana, 29

28008 - Madrid
Email address:info@forymat.com
Telephone:917 94 61 26
Observations:Monday to Thursday, from 9.30 a.m. to 6.30 p.m., and Friday, from 9.30 a.m. to 3 p.m.