Constraint Based Learning in Performance Activities

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Constraint Based Learning in Performance Activities

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Physical Education, Sport and Leisure Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    12
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit involves the application of movement principles to the analysis and development of techniques in all major swimming strokes, water rescue methods, and track and field events. Students explore teaching strategies, motivational, conditioning and training activities, the development of learning experiences for various ability levels and event rules application.
    Learning Outcomes
    On successful completion of this unit, you should be able to:
    1. Identify and understand key movement principles appropriate to optimal individual performance within performance activities such as aquatics and track and field;
    2. Evaluate the impact of learning design and delivery on student motivation, learning and performance in physical activities through the application of theoretical principles of contemporary motor learning and human motivation theory; and
    3. Recommend and justify learning design and delivery strategies to enhance student motivation, learning and performance in physical activities through the application of theoretical principles of contemporary motor learning and human motivation theory.
    Content
    General principles to teach and coach performance activities (aquatics, track and field) will be modelled via practical sessions and introduced using key concepts from contemporary approaches to teaching and learning. This will provide a resource for subsequent use when teaching/coaching the above in the school/club setting.

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