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Principles of Sport Delivery (11559.1)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science



This unit is designed to provide students with an introductory understanding of the organisations involved in delivering sport to participants. In particular, students will examine why sport and recreation are participated in and gain knowledge of the history of sport. Furthermore, students will examine and discuss how this has influenced the modern product that is presented; how the social movement of sport for all has impacted on sport participation demographics and statistics. Also considered are the stakeholders who are involved in the Australian sport landscape and contribute to the successful delivery of sport products; competition management considerations; and event planning.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Analyse the historical contexts that have influenced the modern sport product;

2. Assess the principles of the sport for all concept and demonstrate an understanding of its application in sport policy and practice;

3. Distinguish the stakeholders involved in delivering sport products to participants and identify the roles of each stakeholder;

4. Organise a basic competition structure based on real world parameters and explain the rationale for operational matters; and

5. Explore and interpret the basic principles of event management and identify the stakeholders involved.

Contact Hours

Classes are delivered on-campus and online. One 1 hour lecture and 1 two hour workshop per week.





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Equivalent Units

9372 Sport Management and Development

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