Sport and Exercise Prescription and Training


This module provides the theoretical underpinnings and the practical application of training programmes for clinical, normal and athletic populations.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Critically appraise factors that make up an 'athletic' or 'normal' profile.

  2. Evaluate training / health needs in the construction of an exercise programme for individuals from different populations.

  3. Design a progressive programme for an individual with a stated aim/goal, based upon valid interpretation of assessment results.

  4. Integrate knowledge of factors such as progression and periodisation when developing training programmes.

  5. Interpret results from a variety of physical and physiological assessments

  6. Deliver a longitudinal personal training programme to a client

  7. Conduct pre-exercise screening and testing on a client

  8. Conduct motivational interviewing and goal setting with a client

% Coursework 70%
% Final Exam 30%