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HL20475: Planning for the athlete in context

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2014/5
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department for Health
Further information on credits Credits: 12
Further information on unit levels Level: Intermediate (FHEQ level 5)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Semester 1
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 50%, OT 50%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • coursework (3000 words) (CW 50%)
  • spreadsheet/training programme (OT 50%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Coursework reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To allow the student to examine the contexts that impact on their performance.

Learning Outcomes:

* Contribute to the understanding of what is required to work with the elite athlete in a performance context;
* Demonstrate a critical understanding of the subject knowledge to implement effective planning;
* Introduce and develop the ability to reflect on their ability to plan effectively;
* Consider evaluative judgements on the outcomes of effective planning;
* Evaluate an athletes performance and also their own planning;
* Apply effective planning practice and critically analyse the outcomes through reflective practice.


* Communication: (T, F, A)
* Application of Number: (F)
* Information technology: (T, F,)
* Basic Management

(T, F, A)


* Working with the elite athlete in various performance contexts, e.g. social, financial, environmental
* Application of effective planning
* Scientific support for the elite athlete
* Impact and consequences of effective planning
* Effective communication of plan (Information Systems)
* Evaluating athletic performance and planning
* Reflection on the planning process.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

HL20475 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department for Health
* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.