Gold Coast, Australia
Area of Study
Sport and Leisure Sciences
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
This subject will explore fundamental concepts related to sport organisation and athlete performance. It will examine context, structures and processes and will focus on the creation and delivery of performance knowledge. It will explore the underlying physiological (training & recovery, nutrition etc.), psycho-social (motivation, health & welfare) and organisational principles and practices necessary to support sport development. In the process it will illustrate practical applications of theoretical concepts. Subject content includes theories of sport development, both athlete and organisation, and the applicability of such to the strategic planning processes, human resource management and the management skills and competencies required for the delivery and maintenance of elite sport performance.Learning Outcomes1. Be able to contextualise the management of sport and identify the key challenges within the sport industry.
2. Identify the major influences on sport development, both elite and mass participation.
3. Gain an awareness of the importance of sport for development and the role sport it plays in society.
4. Analyse, interpret and critically evaluate challenges associated with the management of sport.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.