SPRT402 – Exercise Training

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Module code
SPRT402
Module title
Exercise Training
Prescription
To allow students to apply knowledge of anatomy and physiology to exercise training programmes.
Programmes
  • SH1801
  • SP1004
NZQA Level
Level 4
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
64
Self directed hours
86
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Explain and identify the musculoskeletal system in relation to exercise training.
Describe the anatomy, physiology and functions of the cardiovascular system in relation to exercise training.
Apply anatomy and physiology knowledge to identify safe exercise programmes.
Content
-Muscular system
-Skeletal system
-Cardiovascular system
-Concepts of strength training
-Concepts of aerobic training
-Training principles
-Interval training
-Safe exercise programmes
-Professionalism
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Blended delivery of theory, online, practical activities and work based learning.
Lectures will be used to introduce key themes and main topics to the students. Tutorials will develop concepts further through group work, projects and online learning. The assessments will encourage reflection on important concepts taught throughout the course.
Assessment Criteria
To pass this module students must complete all assessments and accumulate an overall module mark of no less than 50.