13 x 3-hour workshops per semester 13 x 1-hour on-line lectures per semester
^ = may be enrolled concurrently
1 Admission into BSHPA-Bachelor of Sport, Health and Physical Activity 1a Admission into BLITTSPC-Bachelor of Letters (Sports Performance Coaching) 1b Admission into BSAR-Bachelor of Sport and Active Recreation 1c Admission into BSARFP-Bachelor of Sport and Active Recreation - City Campus 2 1 of HLPE1550, HLPE1552, HLPE1201 3 ^ 1 of HLPE1552, HLPE1550, HLPE1201 Must Satisfy: (((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c) and 2) or (3))
Assignment(s), Test(s), Practical work
This topic will provide students with the knowledge and expertise to undertake thorough physiological testing of athletes, with a primary focus on field based tests. The practical skills associated with field testing will be based upon assessing strength, power, hypertrophy and muscular endurance along with aerobic and anaerobic capacity and anthropometrics. The results from the testing will be used for exercise prescription. Students will also undertake a movement analysis of a chosen sport.
This topic aims to:
Explore performance testing from a theoretical and practical perspective
Examine the importance of performance/injury assessments in sport
Define how testing batteries can inform training and talent identification practices
Explore a variety of field tests to measure and monitor athletic performance
Competently design and conduct sports-specific testing batteries.
Examine statistical analysis and reporting procedures to competently communicate testing results to high performance team members.
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic, students will be expected to able to:
Explain the need to perform physiological assessments of athleticism
Implement a variety of field tests to measure athleticism or injury susceptibility
Competently perform best practice performance assessment and analysis practices
Analyses and Interpret testing data to determine meaningful changes in performance
Design and conduct sports-specific testing batteries
Understand how physiological testing fits into the annual training plan
Design individual or team-based testing reports
Communicate test results to inform training and talent identification practices.
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2019 are no longer published.
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