This unit is focussed on providing students with the knowledge and skills to construct a talent development methodology. It will increase the graduates’ ability to design training sessions that are tailored to the needs of young athletes according to their biological age and skill level. This unit will assist the students to gain deep knowledge regarding the training tools utilised in the development of young sports players, and to integrate the acquired knowledge with the available scientific literature as well as their personal experiences.
This unit will be offered within a study tour as part of a 5-year partnership agreement between Victoria University and the Real Madrid Graduate School/UEM. The partnership includes different activities focussed on staff and student mobility and it extends onto other courses within the College of Sport and Exercise Science. This unit will be part of a set of two units offered in a 2-week residential period.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Selected readings will be made available via VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):