HSE720 - Athlete Development and Performance Management


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2: Online

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125


Corequisite: Nil
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 - online

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 6 x 1 hour scheduled online seminars in weeks 1 - 6.


This unit introduces students to principles of athlete development and performance management, including concepts related to athlete profiling and benchmarking, performance pathways, individualised support, coaching and training prescription, and athlete support services. The role of sport science and its respective disciplines will be evaluated in the context of what is required in a broad, holistic and integrated high performance program. Students will be challenged to develop their own sport science strategies and to identify the necessary components and processes required to implement a high performance program.

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