Strength and Conditioning

    Unit set code: SSPSTC | Study level: Postgraduate | Unit set type: Specialisation
    Footscray Park
    Online Self-Paced


    The high performance/strength and conditioning field is an active arena where there is consistent need for highly competent coaches. More emphasis is now placed on coaches to have an understanding of the principles of strength and conditioning, performance testing and enhancement, athlete preparation, monitoring and recovery, as well as injury reduction and return to play. Individuals who can work independently and within a multi-discipline group are also sought-after.

    Unit set structure

    To attain the Strength and Conditioning specialisation, students must complete the following:

    • 48 credit points of core units
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