This unit builds upon students' general knowledge of functional anatomy and principles of training and introduces students to principles of assessment and prescription for strength and conditioning. This includes testing the associated fitness variables of strength, power, speed and agility, and then designing and delivering exercise prescription to improve these variables. Students will develop skills in pre-exercise screening, technical knowledge and practical skills for strength and conditioning assessment and prescription for a range of healthy people ranging from novice to elite. The students will also be introduced to the underlying physiological and biomechanical principles behind exercise prescription and delivery.
|Unit name||Assessment and Prescription for Strength and Conditioning|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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2 x 1hr lecture per week, 1 x 2hour practical class per week, 4 x 1 hour online task
Client Screening Assignment (1000 words) 10% Practical Skills Assessments 40% Online tasks 20% Final Exam (2 hours) 30%
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