Performance Analysis for Sports Coaches - 2017

Unit summary

PES722

  • Level of Study: Postgraduate
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 14 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: Sess 2
  • Availability for 2017: Sess 2
  • Assessment: Assignment - Three Application assignment (50%) , Online Discussion - Ten Duacussion Forums (25%) - Learn more

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2017 Fees
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Domestic 2,563.00
International 2,813.00

This unit will examine the stages involved in acquiring motor skills to attain expert sporting performance at an elite level. Students will be introduced to Dartfish movement analysis software and specific coach intervention strategies that can be used to improve skill learning. Quantitative analysis will assist students to develop their observational skills to enhance athletic performance.

At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of important principles applying to the acquisition and modification of skill in sports
  2. adapt and apply knowledge concerning the assessment of skilled performance and/or the manipulation of practise conditions to enhance learning of skilled performance
  3. critically evaluate performance evaluation practices for their sport, using recognised performance procedures and protocols
  4. be able to adjust evaluation procedures according to individual differences between athletes
  5. demonstrate proficiency in the application of biomechanical principles to analyzing skills
  6. competently use notational analysis systems to investigate sports performance.
  • Assignment — Three Application assignment (50%)
  • Online Discussion — Ten Duacussion Forums (25%)
  • Quiz — Six Online quizzes (25%)

Equivalent units

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following unit(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • PES7202 — Performance Analysis for Sports Coaches
  • Additional materials
  • Broadband access — Note: A fairly fast internet speed is required for the interactive lecture modules Note: A fairly fast internet speed is required for the interactive lecture modules Note: A fairly fast internet speed is required for the interactive lecture modules Note: A fairly fast internet speed is required for the interactive lecture modules

This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1INTRODUCTION: Background to skills and performance assessment strategies
2HOW ATHLETES LEARN SKILLS
3HOW TO CLASSIFY SPORT SKILLS
4INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN ACQURING AND PERFORMING SPORT SKILLS
5LEARNING STAGE THEORIES FOR SKILL AQUISTION
6KEY BIOMECHANIC CONCEPTS FOR ANALYZING SKILL PERFORMANCE
7SKILLS ASSESSMENT TOOLS ¿ NOTATIONAL AND COMMERCIAL SKILLS ASSESSMENT VIDEO SOFTWARE

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Online Quizzes/Tests
  • Online assignment submission
  • Web links

This unit is not currently a requirement for any courses, but may be eligible for credit.

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.

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