Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Students of this course will: Apply complex knowledge of training theories to the design and delivery of effective training programs for athletes; gain a depth of understanding in a broad spectrum of training modalities for the improvement of athletic potential including strength, power, speed and acceleration, agility, flexibility, and endurance; understand the role of the strength and conditioning coach and develop professional communication strategies appropriate for working in a strength and conditioning environment; apply advanced training and communication skills necessary to create solutions to authentic (real-world or ill-defined) problems; gain advanced knowledge of the application of strength and conditioning principles to a range of groups including rehabilitation and youth populations; undertake a work-integrated placement that will develop your learnt skills and knowledge of strength and conditioning; and critically appraise research to develop evidence-based approaches that inform the advancement of strength and conditioning practice.
Standard entry requirements
- An undergraduate bachelor degree in Sport and Exercise Science or related field
- OR an undergraduate bachelor degree in a non-related field with successful completion of University level units relating to human anatomy, human physiology, biomechanics and basic exercise prescription. Those individuals without a degree but who have 5 years experience working full time in a strength and conditioning role will be considered. Please contact the course convenor for further details. Suitability for non-degree entrance is assessed via communications with the course convenor.
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