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EDHP2008: Sports Science in HPE 2

2024 unit information

The unit is designed to provide the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary for effective construction and implementation of training programs for health benefits and to improve performance. The unit develops students' understanding of the different training strategies and the principles of training that shape these strategies. The unit also develops knowledge of the psychological factors that are important in helping the general population and athletes adhere to training and exercise programs. In taking this focus, the unit builds students' knowledge and understanding of the Stage 6 PDHPE syllabus.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Arts and Social Sciences

Study level Undergraduate
Academic unit Education
Credit points 6
EDHP1013 or EDHP2005
Assumed knowledge:
Students will have completed EDHP1013 and have a knowledge and understanding of how body systems are impacted by and/or contribute to movement and the biomechanical principles of movement

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Critically evaluate the theories and principles that underlie practices that are designed to improve performance or achieve health benefits for a variety of participants
  • LO2. Apply research based knowledge to design and evaluate training programs for specific outcomes and specific populations
  • LO3. Understand the safety and ethical requirements for sport, training and learning
  • LO4. Articulate, justify and defend their position on a controversial topic supported by research evidence.
  • LO5. Work collaboratively and co-operatively in a team to achieve a common goal
  • LO6. Design creative, challenging and student centred learning and teaching activities that effectively embed ICT to promote student learning

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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