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SPS2209 Assessment of the Football Player
Credit Points: 15
EBH1101 Human Anatomy
EBH1102 Human Physiology
SPS1104 Principles of Exercise Programming

This unit builds and extends on knowledge previously gained in the unit ‘Principles of Exercise Programming’ by examining assessment of the athlete with specific reference to the sport of football (soccer). Students will gain an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of athlete assessment as it relates to football and gain practical experience administering laboratory and field based tests of muscular endurance, strength, power, aerobic endurance, agility, anthropometry and flexibility in this cohort of athletes. Emphasis will also be placed on data analysis, report generation, interpretation of test results and considerations such as allometric/dimensional scaling will be addressed.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
Y56Bachelor of Science (Sports Science and Football)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012