|1.||Justify the physiological and mechanical basis underlying strength, power, speed and change of direction;|
|2.||Evaluate and critique current muscular and movement assessment techniques; and,|
|3.||Critique and implement current knowledge and research of training methods to optimise balance, strength, power, speed and agility.|
|Assignment||Assignment on determinants of muscle function, speed, power and change of direction||30%|
|Assignment||Assignment on assessing muscle function, strength, power, speed and agility||35%|
|Case Study||Based on several case studies students will formulate a written and verbal report on programming for all physical capacities covered in the unit||35%|
Supertraining. 6th ed.
Verkhoshansky, Y., & Siff, M. C. (2009).
Rome, Italy: Verkhoshansky.
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