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SP2009 - Strength Training and Conditioning

Credit points: 3
Year: 2011
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc

Available to sport and exercise science students, physical education students and other students as approved by the Director of the Institute of Sport and Exercise Science.

This subject is designed to teach students the fundamental principles and practices of strength training and conditioning for sport performance. There is an emphasis on the practical understanding of the design, implementation and instruction of training programs and drills/exercises for sport conditioning.

Learning Outcomes

  • To describe the principles and practices of strength training and conditioning for sport performance;
  • To understand procedures used in conditioning athletes;
  • To understand the principles of periodization training for sport performance;
  • To evaluate the physical capacity requirements of a sport or sporting activity.
Prerequisites: SP1001Allow concurrent for SP1001

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Coordinator: Dr Glen Deakin
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: other exams (45%); presentations (25%); assignments (30%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Coordinator: Dr Glen Deakin
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Dr Glen Deakin.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: other exams (45%); presentations (25%); assignments (30%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.