School Of Health Sciences

Advanced Sports PhysiologyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400888.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
400329 - Sports Physiology

400326 Exercise Prescription for General Populations AND 400883 Exercise Bioenergetics AND 400885 Sport and Exercise Physiology

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in course 4658 - Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science).

About this Unit
In 2017, this unit is replaced by 401146 - Applied Physiology. This unit presents the knowledge and laboratory skills essential to understanding the physiological demands on the sports participant, as well as to develop, implement and evaluate sports-specific training programs. Students will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to perform and interpret results for a number of standard laboratory and field-based physiological tests used in talent identification and the assessment of high performance athletes. Prescription focuses on the development and implementation of sport specific fitness programs. Also covered are the physiology of ergogenic aids, overtraining, muscle fatigue and soreness; physiological factors limiting performance; and physiological responses to exercise in challenging environments.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Prior to enrolling in this unit students must have: 1) submitted a Criminal Record Check form prior to 1 June 2010 or a Student Undertaking Form after 1 June 2010 and have applied for a National Police Certificate 2) submitted a Prohibited Employment Declaration prior to 1 June 2010 or a Working with Children Check Student Declaration after 1 June 2010, possess a current WorkCover Authority approved First Aid Certificate.

4658.2Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CONTINUING
4658.3Bachelor of Health Science (Sport and Exercise Science)CONTINUING

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