Module Title:Applied Athletic Development 2
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: This module will be taught in one theory class of one hour duration and two one hour practicals per week throughout the year. The theory class will include lecture, Q&A, group discussion, PowerPoint presentations and online learning support where appropriate. The practical classes will consist of bodyweight/ resistance conditioning and core stability training, involving both master classes and student teaching. The primary focus will be on progressing the students’ movement and resistance training competencies and also enhancing their practical skills and confidence in exercise instruction and basic programme planning.
Module Aim: The aim of this module is to progress students knowledge of how to enhance their physical development ,mental preparation and self-management skills.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Display a high level of proficiency with regard to exercise performance and instruction.
LO2 Demonstrate an understand the principles of training and their application to the health related components of fitness in designing basic exercise programmes
LO3 Demonstrate an understanding of the key components of the 24 hour athlete lifestyle
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

No recommendations listed
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module.
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Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
No requirements listed

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Physical Competencies
Develop and improve relevant sport specific fitness components through pitch and gym based activities. (Aerobic, Anaerobic, Speed, Agility, Balance, Co-ordination, Strength) • Undergo fitness testing and receive results and feedback on key individual improvement goals in relation to results. • Progression of gym based strength and conditioning programme
Programme design and progression
Basic gym and sport specific programme design and progression using FITT principals
Personal Issues
Rest & recovery strategies. Individualisation of ancillary supports (Diet/ Nutrition, medical, sports science). Personal responsibilities & Self discipline. Dealing with social situations or problems e.g. alcohol culture, peer pressure, school, jobs etc
Physical activity and health
Exercise adherence, stress and stress management; exercise and health benefits
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment50.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Portfolio Completion of an athletic development portfolio/log to be done over full term. 1,2,3 50.00 n/a
No Project
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Practical/fitness testing on physical/skill performance and teaching competencies 1,2 50.00 n/a
No End of Module Formal Examination

SETU Carlow Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 1.00
Practicals Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Every Week 6.00
Total Hours 9.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBSBC_D Bachelor of Arts in Sport, Business and Coaching 2 Mandatory
CW_BBSBC_B Bachelor or Arts (Honours) in Sport, Business and Coaching 2 Mandatory