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HL20475: Planning for the athlete in context

[Page last updated: 04 August 2021]

Academic Year: 2021/2
Owning Department/School: Department for Health
Credits: 12 [equivalent to 24 CATS credits]
Notional Study Hours: 240
Level: Intermediate (FHEQ level 5)
Semester 1
Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework (3000 words) (CW 100%)
Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
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.

Programme availability:

HL20475 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department for Health


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