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Endurance Sports Performance

To enable students to gain knowledge of the physiological, metabolic and conditioning factors for enhancing endurance sports performance.

Course Code ASPA601
Level 6
Credits 15


  • Evaluate how the periodisation of endurance exercise is applied to exercise prescription for enhancing endurance sports performance.
  • Analyse the major metabolic pathways for skeletal muscle contraction and their utilisation during endurance exercise.
  • Apply the physiological responses and training adaptations to endurance exercise.
  • Evaluate how to effectively utilise recovery and nutritional practices after aerobic exercise to enhance sports performance.
  • Apply physiological and aerobic fitness assessment for understanding the cardiovascular, metabolic and ventilatory factors affecting endurance sports performance.

Delivered as part of the following programmes