Training the Body for Sport – Online Athletics Course
Explore how to meet athletes’ training needs using modern strength and conditioning training alongside effective monitoring with this online sports course from The Open University.
Who is the course for?
You will gain most benefit from the course if you are actively leading, coaching or supporting athletes, such as:
Professional and amateur athletes, coaches and support teams
Those with a curiosity for watching and understanding sports performances
Parents of children engaged in sports
Strength and conditioning coaches or fitness instructors
What topics will you cover?
Taking a multidisciplinary approach to supporting athlete performance, by identifying their training needs
Topical issues in strength and conditioning to enhance athletes’ training for sport, including the use of technology, functional training, and female-specific training
Principles of athlete monitoring that allow insights into athlete wellness and effective adjustment of training programmes
The application of strength and conditioning using case studies and how you can apply this to your own setting