PERS10020 Fundamentals of S & C Online

Academic Year 2022/2023

The aim of this module is to provide students with an introduction to strength and conditioning and its application to athletic populations. This module will present students with the most up to date physiological and biomechanical data regarding the central tenets of strength and conditioning applications and delivery. This module will be exclusively delivered online through a combination of pre-recorded and/or live-lectures and online video tutorial/content.
Each topic will be presented as a separate work package. Each work package will be allocated different specific goals. These goals will be achieved through self-directed learning and through interaction with the course material provided via Brightspace.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Understand the physiological principles underpinning warming-up for participation in sport
2. Describe different coaching and learning styles in strength & conditioning
3. Understand the physiological and biomechanical basis of upper and lower limb strengthening exercises
4. Understand the physiological and biomechanical basis of power development
5. Appreciate the complexities of the design and implementation of sport-specific conditioning drills
6. Understand the role of strength training in the prevention of common sports injuries
7. Understand the scientific principles underpinning plyometric training
8. Understand the scientific principles underpinning exercises to enhance speed

Indicative Module Content:

Week 1: Introduction and Basic Physiology
Week 2: Principles of the Warm-up
Week 3: Coaching & Learning Styles in Strength & Conditioning
Week 4: Strength Training
Week 5: Power Training
Week 6: Conditioning Physiology
Week 7: Online MCQ
Week 8: Sports Physiotherapy and Strength Training
Week 9: Plyometric and Agility Training
Week 10: Speed Training
Week 11: Planning in Strength & Conditioning
Week 12: Online MCQ

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities

30

Autonomous Student Learning

60

Lectures

20

Total

110

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
This module will be exclusively delivered online through a combination of online pre-recorded and/or online live-lectures and online video tutorials/content. Each topic will be presented as a separate work package. Each work package will be allocated different specific goals. These goals will be achieved through self-directed learning and through interaction with the course material provided via Brightspace. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Incompatibles:
PERS10010 - Fundamentals of Strength & Con


 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Multiple Choice Questionnaire: Multiple Choice Questionnaire Examination Week 12 n/a Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% No

50

Multiple Choice Questionnaire: Multiple Choice Questionnaire Examination Week 6 n/a Alternative linear conversion grade scale 40% No

50


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Feedback on examination performance will be provided upon the request of the student. In this instance the module coordinator will arrange to meet with the student to discuss the examination performance.

Name Role
Professor Eamonn Delahunt Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Mr Ryan Stewart Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
 

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