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Module

SES3002 : Factors Affecting Elite Performance

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Owen Jeffries
  • Lecturer: Dr Daniel West, Dr Brook Galna, Dr Gary Robinson, Miss Sarah Lockey
  • Owning School: Biomedical, Nutritional and Sports Scien
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 20
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

The aim of this module is to provide students with a critical understanding and knowledge of the
multidisciplinary approach to maximising elite sports performance. Students will integrate aspects of physiology, psychology, nutrition and biomechanics to optimise sporting performance in an environmental setting. Students will engage with contemporary issues and strategies in elite sport and will have the opportunity to integrate knowledge and skills from previous modules to critically evaluate the role of sports science.

Outline Of Syllabus

The syllabus will cover the following topics:

•       Psychological strategies in elite performance
•       Ergogenic aids and nutritional strategies
•       Environmental factors influencing performance
•       Special considerations for the disabled athlete
•       Performance analysis technology
•       Skill acquisition and performance
•       Support structures in elite performance

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable