HSE304 - Physiology of Sport Performance
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
Only available to students enrolled in H343, D324, D394, S302 OR S323 students completing the Nutrition and Exercise Science major (MJ-H000026).
Other students who would like to enrol in this unit must submit their request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Enrolment quotas apply.
Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Chris Shaw
Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010
2 x 1 hour class and 1 x 2 hour practical per week
This unit provides an overview of the physiological and metabolic limits to sports performance and the potential strategies to enhance sports performance. Specific topics to be covered include: limits to exercise performance, nutritional strategies and ergogenic aids, principles of training for endurance, speed and strength, and environmental effects of exercise performance.
Assessment task 1: Two laboratory reports (three pages per report) 15%
Assessment task 2: Group assignment - research project (3000 words in total from the group) 30%
Assessment task 3: Fact sheet (2 pages) 15%
Assessment task 4: Examination (2 hours) 40%