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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will develop criteria for athlete talent identification from theoretical models and practical assessment. Students will study how athletes are identified in various sports through the key criteria of athlete development. Students will be introduced to the theoretical frameworks and models used to identify talented athletes. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, students will use a variety of assessments for the purpose of identifying talented athletes and their development. Students will be introduced to the potential outcomes of and the justifications for the use of talent identification and development (TID).

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorClare MacMahon

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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Quota Management StrategyN/A

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

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Describe and explain the frameworks/models used within talent identification and development.
02. Explain factors which can have an impact on the development of talented athletes.
03. Discuss potential outcomes and uses of talent identification and game development with key stakeholders.
04. Recognise the need for and apply a multidisciplinary approach to talent identification and development.
05. Use evidence-based studies to assist in the identification of talented athletes.

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