SP6038: Monitoring and Data Use in Sport

SP6038: Monitoring and Data Use in Sport

Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.

Module Title Monitoring and Data Use in Sport
Module Code SP6038
Module Tutor Debby Sargent
School School of Sport and Exercise
CAT Points 15
Level of Study 6
Brief Description

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.

Indicative Syllabus

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.

Learning Outcomes

A student passing this module should be able to:

  1. Judge strategies for workload monitoring and athlete management

  2. Critique the principles of peaking, tapering enhance performance.

  3. Evaluate strategies to enhance athlete recovery

  4. Synthesise training data for appropriate reconditioning and rehabilitation

Learning and Teaching Activities
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: UNKN% Assignment: Individual: 2000 words
Special Assessment Requirements
Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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