SE5102 Exercise Prescription
The paper will provide students with an understanding of safe and appropriate exercises for clients in a fitness centre environment. The focus will be on resistance training. Students will make use of movement analysis to enhance their understanding of resistance training exercises. Knowledge gained through active participation in fitness centre programmes will result in students being able to prescribe exercise programmes to assist in the improvement of flexibility, strength and weight control.
SE6248 Exercise Physiology
The paper will provide students with physiological knowledge, skills and understanding which underpin current theories and practice of training for performance and health. The focus of this module will be to examine the physiological basis of training by evaluation and application of scientific research to training theory. The measurement of many of the parameters of fitness will allow students to evaluate fitness and thus allow effective training protocols to be prescribed.
SE6241 Fitness Assessment and Programming
The paper will provide students with physiological knowledge, skills and understanding to carry out effective lifestyle assessment and physical activity programming for the general population. The focus of this module will be on assessing individual needs and designing appropriate exercise programmes. Special considerations will be examined e.g. pregnancy, back problems and cardiac rehabilitation. Related aspects including behaviour change and exercise adherence will also be covered.
SE7332 Marketing and Economics in the Leisure Industry
This paper will develop a broad understanding of economic and marketing principles for application to business/leisure services. The paper will enable the student to understand the economic issues central to an organisation’s activity and decision making. Students will develop the knowledge and understanding which is needed to assess a service, budget, promotion and sponsorship options and to make marketing mix recommendations for specific markets.
SE7331 Applied Sport and Leisure Management
Students will examine event and human resource management. Students will plan for and carry out a specific project or event. The paper will develop knowledge of the New Zealand industrial relations system and apply public relations and management theory to the sport/leisure environment. By use of the ‘case study’ system, the paper will enable students to apply theory to practical aspects of leisure management and leisure promotion.
SE7341 Applied Sport Science
The paper will extend students' knowledge in sports performance, conditioning and testing. Students will gain practical experience by training athletes as well as undertaking investigative studies in sport science. The presentation of seminars to peers on selected topics of interest in this field will ensure that current material is critically analysed, debated and discussed.
SE7342 Exercise and Nutrition as Therapy
The paper will investigate current issues of exercise management and nutrition as therapy for health. The emphasis will be on exercise management and nutrition strategies for specific conditions, including chronic diseases and disabilities.
SE7344 Applied Pedagogy in Sport and Physical Education
The paper will examine good teaching practice and its application to sports coaching and teaching physical education in schools. Teaching methods will be examined and evidenced based research in pedagogy will be critically analysed. The New Zealand Physical Education / Health curriculum will be introduced and linked unit / lesson plans developed. Students will develop skills through practical fieldwork, analysis, observation, planning, reflection and peer teaching / coaching.