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Principles of Training & Fitness - SS342
This module is not running this academic year.
Fitness assessment & evaluation
Principles of sport & exercise training
Programme design & organisation
Adaptations to training
Method of assessment
- ACSM. (2009). ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing & Prescription. 8th Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
ACSM. (2007). Resources for the Personal Trainer. 2nd Edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Bompa, T.O. (2009). Periodization: Theory & Methodology of Training. 5th Edition. Champaign, Illinois: Human Kinetics.
Dick, F.W. (2007). Sports Training Principles. 5th Edition. London: A & C Black.
Foran, B. (2001). High Performance Sports Conditioning. Champaign Illinois: Human Kinetics.
Hoffman, J. (2002). Physiological Aspects of Sports Training and Performance. Champaign, Illinois: Human Kinetics.
- Apply knowledge and understanding of the different components of physical fitness and their contribution to health and athletic performance . 12.2 Demonstrate theoretical knowledge of training programme and training methodology design, evaluation and implementation 12.3 Administer a fitness assessment and exercise training