Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module is a combination of theory and seminar content. The main focus of the module is to develop skills required to monitor athlete performance. Students will be able to examine training monitoring systems and successfully apply the principles of the adaptation recovery process when training athletes.
Students will critically review monitoring systems that track training variables. Students will also develop a critical understanding of recovery strategies and how these can be applied to aid the recovery adaptation process.
A student passing this module should be able to:
Judge strategies for workload monitoring and athlete management
Critique the principles of peaking, tapering enhance performance.
Evaluate strategies to enhance athlete recovery
Synthesise training data for appropriate reconditioning and rehabilitation
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