School Of Science And Health

Personal Training and CoachingWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400897.1


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Andrew Webber

300361 Introduction to Human Biology AND 400880 Fundamentals of Exercise Science AND 400892 Physical Activity, Nutrition and Health

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in course 4659 - Bachelor of Health Science (PDHPE).

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
In 2013 this unit replaced by 401056 Applied Exercise Science for Personal Trainers and Coaches. This unit presents the functional anatomy, exercise physiology, physical fitness, biomechanics, motor development and exercise training content required to function as competent personal trainers and/or sports coaches. Students will also complete laboratory exercises designed to train and provide experience in key aspects of personal training and coaching, including assessments of different components of physical fitness in laboratory and field settings, skill analyses from biomechanical and motor development perspectives, resistance training experience and coaching, and quantifying skill in sports and athletics.

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