The aim of this module is to provide performance coaches with underpinning knowledge in sport science, which is essential to designing and implementing successful performance swimming programs and includes: skill acquisition, anatomy and biomechanics, physiology, strength and conditioning, nutrition, psychology, illness as well as injury prevention.

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Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate fundamental knowledge, which underpins successful performance swimming.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Journal View coach interviews and submit journal responses to applied sport science questions. Pass/Fail
Test Several on-line quizzes. Pass/Fail
Assignment Submit an applied sport science development plan. Pass/Fail

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