SKILLS DEVELOPMENT IN SPORT

SPE2SDS

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will develop conceptual models of motor performance with a principles-to-application learning approach. The content will provide an understanding of how sports skills are learnt, developed and refined (towards skill acquisition). Specific attention will be given to evidence based practices for optimal athlete learning environments across various groups including junior athletes, elite athletes, older athletes and athletic rehabilitation. Students will be able to apply the knowledge learnt into the practical environment within the scope of sports coaching and development


SchoolSchool Allied Health,Human Serv & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorClare MacMahon

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HBS1HBB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsMotor Learning and Performance (5th Ed).PrescribedSchmidt R & Lee T. 2014Human Kinetics: Champaign, IL.
ReadingsMotor Learning and Skill Acquisition: Applications for Physical Education and SportPrescribedSpittle M. 2013Paigrave MacMillan: New York

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply knowledge of motor learning and performance to the stages of skill acquisition along the novice to expert trajectory.

Activities:
Online resources, practicals
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Critically appraise different methods of sport coaching, to facilitate, structure and supplement the learning experience, evaluating their impact on learning and describing the major characteristics of change that occur with skill learning.

Activities:
Online resources, practicals
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Compare and contrast individual differences with respect to learning sports skills and demonstrate an ability to identify the perceptual, decision-making and motor responses required for a range of sporting activities.

Activities:
Online resources, practicals
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Critically evaluate the different types of feedback and discuss their impact during the sports skill learning experience.

Activities:
Online resources, practicals
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Construct, perform and evaluate appropriate measurement methods to perform and report sports skill learning and demonstrate an ability to design coaching practice sessions to maximise skill learning.

Activities:
Online resources, practicals
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Cranbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorClare MacMahon

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 3000 word team laboratory reportWritten team lab report = 1000 words/student25 01, 02, 04
One 3000 word team laboratory reportWritten team lab report = 1000 words/student25 03, 04, 05
2 hour final exam (equivalent to 2000 words)50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05