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HSE305 - Issues in Sport Coaching

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Julia Walsh

Prerequisite:HSE204 or HSE205


Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour seminar per week, 1 x 1 hour online seminar per week


This unit explores contemporary issues relevant to coaching and sport science from a personal and professional development perspective. Topics include: career transition and development of athletes and coaches, issues management such as drugs and doping in sport, leading and managing teams, ethics and professional practice in coaching, strategic planning, management and development of coaches and coaching.


Assessment task 1: A literature review that addresses a current issue in sports coaching or in sports science (2000 words) 50%

Assessment task 2: Group (3 students) assignment to design, develop, and present an educational resource(s) to address one major sport issue for athletes, coaches or sport scientists (6000 words per group) 50%

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