SPRT502 – Advanced Training

Module code
Module title
Advanced Training
To provide students with the knowledge and skills to design and implement advanced training programmes for individuals. This module will also investigate exercise trends in the fitness industry.
  • SH1802
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Design and implement resistance training programmes to develop strength, hypertrophy, muscular endurance and power.
Apply and integrate periodisation to exercise programmes to meet client goals and objectives.
Analyse trends in exercise prescription and discuss the efficiency of identified training methods.
-Current theories in exercise adaption and adherence
-Biomechanical analysis
-Advanced exercise principles and exercise techniques
-Motor control and motor learning concepts
-Sub-maximal and maximal predictive tests using a specific protocol
-Developing programmes to improve anaerobic power and capacity
-General programme periodisation including strength programmes
-Trends in exercise prescription
-Application of training principles with regards to: speed, agility, muscular power, muscular endurance, strength, weight gain
-Assess, evaluate and discuss the acute physiological responses in trained and untrained subjects
-Assess and evaluate the overtraining syndrome
Teaching and Learning Strategy
The teaching and learning material may incorporate workshop activities, laboratory tasks, lectures, online research, training videos, tutor directed learning, and student managed learning, individual and group work. The assignments will encourage reflection on important concepts taught throughout the course.
Assessment Criteria
To pass this module student must complete all assessments and accumulate an overall module mark of no less than 50.