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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Unit aim

Integrates the basic principles of exercise physiology and training methodology to develop a sound understanding of the complexities of designing training programmes for sport and exercise. As a result, this unit will provide students with the necessary knowledge to develop training programmes designed to improve the general physiological capabilities of the those involved in a wide range of recreational and sporting activities.

Unit content

Topic 1: Principles of Training Methodology 
Topic 2: Overtraining and Recovery Techniques 
Topic 3: Periodization - Principles and guidelines 
Topic 4: Periodization - Developing the Yearly Plan 
Topic 5: Methods of Programme Evaluation - Field Testing 
Topic 6: Principles of Resistance Training 
Topic 7: Principles of Resistance Training - Programme Design 
Topic 8: Plyometrics - Theory & Programme Integration 
Topic 9: Methods of Developing Endurance, Speed & Agility
Topic 10: Flexibility Training

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 design and deliver sport specific training experiences and exercise sessions
2 apply training methodology to the practical sport training and exercise environments
3 design training programs that cater for the needs and goals of the individual
4 work effectively as a member of a team.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. design and deliver sport specific training experiences and exercise sessions
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  2. apply training methodology to the practical sport training and exercise environments
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. design training programs that cater for the needs and goals of the individual
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  4. work effectively as a member of a team.
    • GA4:
    • GA6:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.