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Introduction to Sport and Exercise

To enable students to explore the role of the sports scientist in enhancing sports performance.

Course Code ASSE502
Level 5
Credits 15


  • 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.

Delivered as part of the following programmes