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SPHP703 – Physiological Preparation for Sport

Module code
Module title
Physiological Preparation for Sport
To provide students with in-depth knowledge, skills and professional competencies in the application of advanced laboratory techniques for evaluating, monitoring and enhancing sport performance.
  • SC9501
  • SP0801
NZQA Level
Level 7
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Evaluate a range of sport specific physiological profiles

2. Interpret laboratory based physiological assessments with respect to established

3. Effectively report the results of lab based physiological assessments to appropriate

4. Demonstrate a high degree of accuracy and safety in advanced laboratory based
physiological assessment.

5. Critically analyse external factors that influence acute and chronic physiological
adaptations to exercise.
Physiological profiling of sports performance
Review of lab based physical assessment protocols

Lab based tests will be conducted in the following areas (list includes, but is not limited to the following):
- Strength
- Aerobic Power
- Anaerobic Power (includes tests of muscular power)

Using test results to inform program design (optimisation of training)

Environmental considerations
Travelling and overseas compe
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Lectures, Tutorials, Practicals and Case Studies
Assessment Criteria
Candidates must achieve a minimum C grade pass overall from assessments to receive a passing grade for this module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
Required Text:
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at commencement of the course. This will be updated annually.

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