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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.

Summary 2021

Unit name Scientific Principles of Strength & Conditioning
Unit code CXA304
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences

Nathan Pitchford

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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Teaching Pattern

2 x 1-hr Lecture (13 weeks), 1 x 2-hr Practical (12 weeks)


Practical Assessment (20%);

Group Assignment 35% (10% Poster, 5% Presentation, 20% Paper - 2000 words);

Mid-Semester Exam (25%);

Assignment (20%).

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