Sport Science Experience
This program is designed to give students an insight to the applications of sport and exercise science in sporting environments. Students are hands on with state of the art equipment and technology and conduct three investigations;GPS Data Analysis - Investigating and manipulating their own GPS information including; distance, speed, heart rate and map data.Elite Testing - Analysing what VO2 Max testing is and how it can be used to determine an athlete’s cardio-respiratory endurance.Physiology Lab - Using physiological sensors and real time datalogging to investigate acute response to exercise. This investigation focuses on heart rate training zones and recovery times.
Key Themes: Physiological responses to exercise, sport science and sports testing, sports psychology, primary data collection and analysis.
Suitable for Years: 9-10/VCE PE
Program Duration: Full Day 4 hours
Maximum class size: 24