Health and Exercise Performance Testing
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- 24 Jul 2023
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- Describe the multiple anthropometric and physical capacity traits of human performance
- Interpret results based on the methods used to measure multiple anthropometric and physical capacity traits.
- Apply the results from multiple anthropometric and physical capacity trait testing to a case study to guide training principles for performance improvement.
- Anthropometric and physical testing measures, athlete needs analysis, undertaking physical testing, analysis and application of results.
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This subject will enable students to develop knowledge of the battery of anthropometric and physical tests available for human performance assessment, as well as performing health risk screening and appraisal techniques specific to exercise programmes for healthy individuals. These include measures of strength, endurance, sub maximal and maximal fitness testing and athlete profiling. Students will be able to identify which assessments are required for individuals with different exercise goals in the promotion of health and fitness.
- Anthropometric and physical capacity measures test (35%)
- Exercise assessment selection test (20%)
- Designed testing protocol case study (45%)
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