FOUNDATIONS OF SPORTS AND EXERCISE SCIENCE PRACTICE A

SPE1FSA

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will develop an understanding of foundation knowledge and theoretical concepts related to sports and exercise science. You will develop an appreciation of the various domains that inform professional sports and exercise science practice including, physiology, strength and conditioning, biomechanics, motor control and human nutrition. In this subject, you will explore core concepts of human nutrition, including the components of human nutrition and diet and their relationship to health and exercise, and develop knowledge and skills in basic nutritional assessment.  

SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAndrew Govus

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students must be admitted in the Diploma of Sports Coaching and Development (HDSCD) to enrol in the Carlton (Carlton College of Sport) instance.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply knowledge of the various sub-disciplines of sports and exercise science and use different learning strategies to solve authentic real world problems both independently and in a group environment.

Activities:
Workshops, Online learning modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

02. Apply theoretical knowledge of scientific principles, medical contraindications and other limitations, and interprofessional referral to select and perform relevant pre-assessment procedures.

Activities:
Workshops, Online learning modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

03. Select and justify the use of common equipment and processes to perform accurate and safe health, exercise and sport-related assessments.

Activities:
Workshops, Online learning modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

04. Apply theoretical knowledge of the nutritional components of diet to health, exercise and obesity.

Activities:
Workshops, Online learning modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

05. Interpret and communicate, in a clear and coherent manner, the outcomes of basic nutritional and anthropometric assessments.

Activities:
Workshops, Online learning modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Carlton (CarltonCollegeSport), 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Govus

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)20 01, 04
One 1,250 word individual report30 02, 03, 05
One 2 hour written examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Govus

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)20 01, 04
One 1,250 word individual report30 02, 03, 05
One 2 hour written examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2019, Summer 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Govus

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 48 - 48
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 48 to week 48 and delivered via online.

Laboratory Class Week: 48 - 48
Two 2.0 hours laboratory class per day on weekdays during the day from week 48 to week 48 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 30-minute online test (equivalent to 500 words)20 01, 04
One 1,250 word individual report30 02, 03, 05
One 2 hour written examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05