Educates future sport and exercise scientists about the skills and competencies required to successfully design sport specific or exercise training programmes for athletes and healthy individuals competing at a variety of levels. The unit integrates the basic principles of exercise physiology and training methodology to develop a sound understanding of the complexities of designing training programmes for sport and exercise. As a result, this unit will provide students with the necessary knowledge to develop training programmes designed to improve the general physiological capabilities of the those involved in a wide range of recreational and sporting activities.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||effectively design and deliver sport specific coaching experiences and exercise sessions||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|2||understand how to apply training methodology to the practical sport training and exercise environments||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||design training programs that cater for the needs and goals of the individual||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|4||work effectively as a member of a coaching "team".||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
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Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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