MANAGING ATHLETE AND COACH WELFARE

PHE5ACW

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to develop leaders in sport through introducing students to strategic issues in the management of athlete and coach welfare programs, to be able to identify appropriate management and communication strategies related to athlete and coach welfare, and to identify the role of a range of support staff in delivering services to athletes and coaches to enhance their well-being.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMandy Ruddock-Hudson

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesThis subject will be delivered using blended technology and block mode intensive, with engagement with the student's workplace within the sport industry.

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 and analyse and apply appropriate management techniques
02. Investigate and interpret relevant legislation and governing body policy in the context of athlete and coach welfare
03. Analyse, critique and evaluate duty of care policies and procedures
04. Critique cultural awareness and gender equality and apply key strategies for managing diversity
05. Critique and implement effective communication strategies that lead to better understanding of athlete and coach welfare needs and issues
06. 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

City Campus, 2021, LTU Term 3, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMandy Ruddock-Hudson

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 27 - 28
Two 8.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Athlete/Coach Welfare presentation (equivalent to 3500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Case Study exercises (equivalent to 2000 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6