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PHSE314 Athletic Training and Conditioning

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
Paper code PHSE314
Subject Physical Education
EFTS 0.1400
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $950.18
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,200.00

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Prerequisite
PHSE 202 and PHSE 203
Restriction
PHSE 514
Recommended Preparation or Concurrent Study
PHSE 310
Eligibility
Suitable for students interested in working with athletes and sports training
Contact
phil.handcock@otago.ac.nz
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.
Textbooks
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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
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

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 08:00-08:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 08:00-08:50 28-34, 36-41

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
P1 Tuesday 14:00-15:50 29, 31, 33, 37, 39
P2 Tuesday 14:00-15:50 30, 32, 34, 38, 40
P3 Wednesday 14:00-15:50 29, 31, 33, 37, 39
P4 Wednesday 14:00-15:50 30, 32, 34, 38, 40
P5 Thursday 14:00-15:50 29, 31, 33, 37, 39
P6 Thursday 14:00-15:50 30, 32, 34, 38, 40

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
Paper code PHSE314
Subject Physical Education
EFTS 0.1400
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $969.22
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,368.00

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Prerequisite
PHSE 202 and PHSE 203
Restriction
PHSE 514
Recommended Preparation or Concurrent Study
PHSE 310
Eligibility
Suitable for students interested in working with athletes and sports training.
Contact
phil.handcock@otago.ac.nz
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.
Textbooks
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.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
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

^ Top of page

Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 08:00-08:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 08:00-08:50 28-34, 36-41

Practical

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
P1 Tuesday 14:00-15:50 29, 31, 33, 37, 39
P2 Tuesday 14:00-15:50 30, 32, 34, 38, 40
P3 Wednesday 14:00-15:50 29, 31, 33, 37, 39
P4 Wednesday 14:00-15:50 30, 32, 34, 38, 40
P5 Thursday 15:00-16:50 29, 31, 33, 37, 39
P6 Thursday 15:00-16:50 30, 32, 34, 38, 40