What are the planning considerations for improving performance?

What are The Planning Considerations For Improving Performance?

Students learn about:

Students learn to:

  • Describe the specific considerations of planning for performance in events/competitions. How would this planning differ for elite athletes and recreational/amateur participants?
  • Develop and justify a periodisation chart of the fitness and skill-specific requirements of a particular sport.
  • Examine different methods of structuring training sessions
  • Design and implement a training session for a specific event. Evaluate the session by considering questions such as:
    • Did the activities match the abilities of the group?
    • What was the reaction of the group?
    • How could the session be modified?
  • Analyse overtraining by considering questions such as:
    • How much training is too much?
    • How do you identify an overtrained athlete?
    • What do you do if you identify an overtrained athlete?
    • How can overtraining be avoided?

Extract from PDHPE Stage 6 Syllabus. © 2009 Board of Studies NSW.