SPORTS SCIENCE FOR COACHING

SPE1SSC

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will explore the key disciplines of sports science (physiology, biomechanics, and nutrition) and the role they play within the field of sport coaching. The application of these concepts to sport will also be outlined to illustrate the interdisciplinary nature of the sports coaching process. This will provide you with the opportunity to understand how these key disciplines can be applied within a real-world context for the purposes of sports science related activities such as talent identification and athlete development.

SchoolAllied Heath, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAlex Roberts

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

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 conditionsPriority given to students enrolled in HBSCD or HDSCD. Cannot be enrolled HBSES

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

DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify and explain basic physiological, biomechanical, and nutritional concepts, structures, and functions
02. Apply the principles of physiology, biomechanics, and nutrition to the coaching process
03. Perform accurate and safe sports-related assessments using common equipment and processes
04. Analyse theories, concepts and athletic data to enhance performance

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlex Roberts

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Three 15 minute online tests (750 words equivalent) Multiple choice questionsN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
15 minute practical exam (750 words equivalent) Sport science equipment competency exam. Will occur in final week of semester in lab sessionN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3
Individual case study (2250 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Carlton (Carlton College Sport), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlex Roberts

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Three 15 minute online tests (750 words equivalent) Multiple choice questionsN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
15 minute practical exam (750 words equivalent) Sport science equipment competency exam. Will occur in final week of semester in lab sessionN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO3
Individual case study (2250 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4