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HL20475: Planning for the athlete in context

[Page last updated: 15 October 2020]

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2020/1
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department for Health
Further information on credits Credits: 12      [equivalent to 24 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 240
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 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework (3000 words) (CW 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
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