This unit will provide a basic/general introduction to the scientific principles, concepts and processes involved in comparative movement analysis and strength and conditioning. This unit exposes students to the use of appropriate coaching methodologies, the implementation of various technologies in movement analysis, and provide new knowledge regarding functional human anatomy and physiology and how it relates to human performance and movement execution.
|Unit name||Scientific Principles of Strength & Conditioning|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
|Coordinator||Doctor Nathan Pitchford|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- International students
- Domestic students
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- Identify key movement components that influence the execution of resistance training exercises and skilled movements.
- Describe the anatomy, physiology, and functional contribution of skeletal muscle tissue to resistance training exercises and skilled movements
- Explain the basic neural, hormonal and skeletal muscle adaptations in response to common forms of exercise training and prescription
- Implement appropriate coaching, communication and feedback processes to teach common resistance training exercises
- Utilise technology to assist coaching and exercise testing/monitoring during the execution of resistance training exercises and skilled movements
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Practical – 2 hours (12 weeks)
|Assessment||Mid-semester Exam (30%)|Practical Assessment of coaching (25%)|Technology Analysis (20%)|Movement Analysis, Poster Presentation and Paper (25%)|
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Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning 4th Edition with Web Resource Author: NSCA‐National Strength and Conditioning Association ISBN: 9781492501626
Baker, D. (2001). Science and practice of coaching a strength training program for novice and intermediate-level athletes. Strength & Conditioning Journal, 23(2), 61.
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