Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module will examine critically the key physiological mechanisms underpinning successful strategies to enhance athletic performance. Contemporary physiological issues within the strength and conditioning literature will be investigated, covering topics such as, the testing and interpretation of athletic performance, training methodology and principles of periodization for the preparation of elite athletes. At all times, the module will incorporate practical work with applied scientific theory to bridge the gap between the science and application of strength and conditioning principles.
The module content will include:
A student passing this module should be able to:
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