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HL30465: Managing the performance athlete 2

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: 6
Further information on unit levels Level: Honours (FHEQ level 6)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 50%, OR 50%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • assignment (1500) (CW 50%)
  • presentation (OR 50%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Reassessment not allowed
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To develop key conceptual and contextual knowledge of interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary sports science support teams. Examining the roles of, biomechanists, physiologists, strength and conditioning coaches, sports nutritionists, Physiotherapist, Drs, Psychologist, LSA and how the work with athletes and technical coaches to improve performance across the domains of beginners through to expert.

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of this unit students will be able to:
* Effectively identify key issues faced by the individual practitioners when working with athletes in a sports performance environment;
* Discuss the underpinning issues from an appropriate exercise and sports perspective;
* Analyse, reflect, evaluate and critically appraise the roles and responsibilities of the practitioner in their working environment in relation to the performance needs of the athletes and their relevance to a specific sports performance context.

Reading, Analysis, Interpretation, Application, Communication.

Interdisciplinary and multi disciplinary sports science support teams.
Roles and responsibilities of biomechanist, Physiologist, strength and conditioning coaches, sports nutritionists, Physiotherapist, Drs, Psychologist, LSA.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

HL30465 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department for Health
  • UHHL-AFB12 : BSc(Hons) Sport (Sports Performance) (Work-based learning) (Year 1)

* 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.