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Postgraduate | ACU-EXSC659 | 2024

Athlete Development: Strategies, Capabilities and Wellbeing

Course information for 2024 intake

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Start dates
29 Jan 2024,
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
10 weeks

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Athlete Development: Strategies, Capabilities and Wellbeing

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

    1. Discuss careers in sport within the framework of the total human lifespand and from a perspective of respect for the individual and human dignity (GA1, GA5).
    2. Outline the interactions of athletic, Individual, societal and academic/vocational factors in the developkmental transitions through which athletes progress (GA1, GA3. GA5)
    3. Critically discuss the management of elite athletes from an individual human needs perspective (GA1, GA2, GA4).
    4. Develop strategies for a holistic perspective for athlete well-being when developing strategies to achieve optimal performance in the short, medium and longer term (GA4). 

Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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