SSEH1102 Applied Anatomy and Athletic Performance
- 6 points
Availability Location Mode Semester 2 UWA (Perth) Face to face
- Details for undergraduate courses
- Level 1 core unit in the Exercise and Health; Sport Science major sequences
- Category B broadening unit for students
- Level 1 elective
- This unit covers the following areas of study: (1) human movement—introduction to the biological basis of human movement, consisting of a series of lectures concurrently demonstrated by laboratory and field experiences; (2) human movement laboratories; and (3) practical aspects of athlete profiling.
- Students are able to (1) understand the role of various physical capacities that combine to provide an advantage (or otherwise) for the competitive athlete; (2) understand and apply intervention strategies to modify these capacities; (3) examine and utilise the measurement techniques used to collect objective data in applied anatomy; and (4) replicate the process of athlete profiling through the use of data collected over the semester and comparing these to normative data obtained via literature searches.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) applied anatomy theory examination; (2) assignment; and (3) a tennis practical test. Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Dr Grant Landers
- Contact hours
- lectures: average 2 hours per week; labs/practicals: average 2.5 hours per week
Ackland, T. et al. Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics in Sport, 2nd edn: Human Kinetics 2007
Landers, G. SSEH1102 Applied Anatomy and Athletic Performance Course Manual: 2015
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