A study of the methods of training and conditioning as they apply to the athletic population.
This paper explores elements of training and conditioning, athlete testing and evaluation and training planning for individual and team-sport athletes.
|Paper title||Athletic Training and Conditioning|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$969.22|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,368.00|
- PHSE 202 and PHSE 203
- PHSE 514
- Recommended Preparation or Concurrent Study
- PHSE 310
- Suitable for students interested in working with athletes and sports training.
- More information link
- View more information on the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences' website
- Teaching staff
- Course Co-ordinator and Lecturer: Dr Phil Handcock
- Paper Structure
- Athlete profiling
- Field testing
- Aerobic and anaerobic training
- Resistance training programming
- Teaching Arrangements
- This paper uses lectures, laboratories, laboratory assignments and practical sessions as part of the formal teaching arrangements. Students will be expected to engage in a range of self-directed learning activities.
- Readings and supplementary material are provided on Blackboard or through the University Library. There is no set textbook, though recommended texts will be discussed in class.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Critical thinking, Self-motivation, Life-long learning.
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- Learning Outcomes
- At the conclusion of this paper students should be able to:
- Identify athlete training needs
- Understand the complexity of human adaptation to physical conditioning
- Develop specific training sessions and organise these into a training plan
- Critically evaluate research and innovation in the area of physical conditioning