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HSE304 - Physiology of Sport Performance

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in H343, D324, D394, S302 OR S323 students completing the Nutrition and Exercise Science major (MJ-H000026) or H315 students completing the Exercise Physiology major sequence (MJ-H000029).

Other students who would like to enrol in this unit must submit their request to ens-enquire@deakin.edu.au. Enrolment quotas apply.

Unit chair:

Chris Shaw

Campus contact:

Burwood (Melbourne): Stuart Warmington

Prerequisite:

HSE201

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

2 x 1 hour class recordings (delivered online) and 1 x 2 hour practical per week

Content

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

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%

Unit Fee Information

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