HSE311 - Applied Sports Science 1


2024 unit information

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

This unit is only available to students enrolled in D394, E377, H343, H353, S308, S379, S408 and S479.

Other students who would like to enrol in this unit must submit their request to Student Adviser in Student Central. 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: Nil
Study commitment

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

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

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 experience 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.

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