ATHLETE AND COACH WELFARE

PHE2ACW

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The subject focuses on athlete and coach issues that are central to the modern day sports context. You will learn about effective strategies to assist athletes and coaches attain greater sport-life balance and sustained wellbeing and will acquire the skills that will contribute to facilitating improved athlete, team and organisational performance.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMandy Ruddock-Hudson

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Investigate and evaluate the individual needs of athletes and coaches
02. Evaluate duty of care policies and procedures
03. Assess cultural awareness and gender equality and interpret key strategies for managing diversity.
04. Interpret and implement effective communication strategies that lead to better understanding of athlete and coach welfare needs and issues
05. Synthesise the role and scope of key support staff (psychologists/player agents/medical in impacting athlete and coach well-being and performance.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngela McGlashan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Viva Voce class activities (3 in class brief oral activities) (1250-word equivalence)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Individual written assignment (1,500-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

60 minute Exam (1,000-word equivalence)

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAngela McGlashan

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Viva Voce class activities (3 in class brief oral activities) (1250-word equivalence)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Individual written assignment (1,500-words)

N/AN/AN/ANo45 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

60 minute Exam (1,000-word equivalence)

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5