SPCO341-24S2 (D) Semester Two 2024 (Distance)

Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 15 July 2024
End Date: Sunday, 10 November 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 28 July 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 September 2024


This course provides students with an introduction to the software and technologies used by high performance sports teams. Students will gain experience implementing innovative training methodologies, and learn to organise and concisely report large sets of training and testing data. Furthermore they will develop practical skills working in a team environment and will learn to prioritise training objectives within a short-term training plan.

Gain and apply knowledge to critically examine the latest training and recovery methodologies and identify significant issues regarding training for sport performance.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, successful students will be able to:

1. Recognise and develop robust training approaches to maximise sports performance
2. Critically evaluate the effectiveness of advanced training practices
3. Identify training priorities and provide effective verbal and written reports supporting both the team and individual
4. Be able to effectively implement a number of training methodologies currently used in sports teams


Course Coordinator

Mark Drury


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Literature Review and Coach Presentation 40%
Online Test 20%
Training Report and Presentation 40%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $978.00

International fee $4,988.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Health Sciences .

All SPCO341 Occurrences

  • SPCO341-24S2 (C) Semester Two 2024
  • SPCO341-24S2 (D) Semester Two 2024 (Distance)