HSE331 - Advanced Strength and Conditioning

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Kris Hinck


HSE103, HSE302



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour practical class each week, 1 x 2 hour seminar each fortnight, alternating with 1 x 2 hour TBL/Class each fortnight.


New unit 2019


This unit is designed to equip graduates to work as exercise professionals particularly in strength and conditioning at sub-elite to high level sport. With a significant emphasis on practical aspects of Strength and Conditioning, students will apply their knowledge and skill sets to the athletic context for improving sport and human performance. As an advanced unit in the Strength and Conditioning students will be challenged to make connections with previously learned materials from other units and contribute to team-based learning experiences and coaching sessions. Students will be assessed in a practical setting requiring them to demonstrate an ability to assess, interpret, prescribe and coach through assessment tasks.


Assessment task 1: Individual - 5 x MCQ Online tests (5 x 4%) Total 20%

Assessment task 2: Group - 5 x TBL Case studies (5 x 3%) Total 15%

Assessment task 3: Group - Written assignment (2000 words) 50%

Assessment task 4: Individual - Practical examination (30 minutes) 15%