Professional Practice in High Performance Sport
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- 24 Jul 2023
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On completion of this course students should be able to achieve the following learning outcomes:
- Critically appraise leadership approaches and organisation culture across high-performance coaching environments.
- Identify and interpret sports business and management key systems and concepts applicable by a high-performance coach.
- Identify and a person experiencing a mental health problem or crisis and apply appropriate first aid strategies.
- Sport management and leadership styles, coaching practice, pedagogy, athlete mental health
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This course is designed to develop student’s professional skills and business understanding in high-performance sport. First, students will complete a series of practicum observations in the high-performance coaching environment across various sports/athlete groups. Further, students will examine the fundamentals of sports business and management to better prepare for working within the professional sport setting. For the final component, students will develop the essential skills required to support athletes experiencing a mental health problem or crisis via completion of the internationally acclaimed Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training.
- Mental Health Portfolio (30%)
- Manager Analysis (35%)
- Refective Journal (35%)
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