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Postgraduate | ACU-EXSC650 | 2023

Fatigue, Recovery, Adaptation and Performance

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
10 weeks

Start dates

  • 24 Apr 2023
  • 09 Oct 2023

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About this subject

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

    1. Explain fatigue from a psycho-physiological perspective and how it can be measured in the laboratory and in applied high performance sport settings (GA4, GA5, GA8)
    2. Measure internal and external training and competition load, and explain the interactions with performance and injury (GA4, GA5, GA8)
    3. Develop protocols for the monitoring and assessment of load and fatigue to maximize adaptation in a high performance sport environment (GA4, GA5, GA 8, GA9)

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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