This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide information about performance enhancing and prohibited drugs to athletes and implement strategies to assist athletes to effectively address those issues according to legislative and sport-specific regulations.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Evidence of the following is essential: issues to develop and maintain professional knowledge for own sporting area and to meet coaching obligationsselects and adopts communication strategies appropriate to the information needs of athletes to convey information clearly and accurately regarding drugs in sport issuesconsults with athletes to develop, implement and review strategies to support them with these issues in a coaching settingdevelops a rapport with athletes and encourages them to clarify information and access supporting resources.

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