Introduction to Sport and Excercise
To enable students to explore the role of the sports scientist in enhancing sports performance.
- Identify the different scientific disciplines as they apply to sports performance in a New Zealand context and analyse how they relate to each other in producing peak performances in sport.
- Describe how the sports scientist, coach and athlete interact to achieve optimal sports performance in a cultural context.
- Apply knowledge of the use of common sports science equipment to a practical context.