HSE311 - Applied Sports Science 1


2023 unit information

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

Only available to students enrolled in H343, H353, D394, E377, S379 and S479.

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

Campus contact:

Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Chris Young




Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010 and one of HSE201, HSE202, HSE203, HSE204

Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

6 x topic modules delivered online across the 11 weeks of the trimester, with some modules across multiple weeks (1 hour each week); 1 x 2 hour seminar each week; 1 x 3 hour practical each week.


This unit aims to provide students with the fundamental skills relevant to applied sport science. Students will learn techniques required for testing physical performance in an applied sports science setting, quantifying and profiling physical capacities such as endurance and sprint performance, and skills that are specific to training load monitoring for team sport players.

Topics covered will include the role of the Sport Scientist, performance analysis, sports performance testing, performance management, injury identification and management, sports coaching practice, and training and preparation.

Unit Fee Information

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