Conduct basic warm-up and cool-down programs
This unit of competency SISSSPT303A Conduct basic warm-up and cool-down programs, is an elective for a few Sport Coaching, Sport and Recreation, and Sport Development qualifications.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge to implement basic warm up and cool down programs incorporating stretching to assist athletes to prepare for activity and also aid in post activity recovery.
This unit applies to those working in a sport and recreation environment at a local, state or national level. It applies to personnel providing sports trainer support in a sport setting such as on the playing field, court, change rooms, open or enclosed areas at sporting events, accommodation venues or in transit, with a responsibility for providing programs to assist with pre-activity preparation and post-activity recovery for athletes.
The elements and performance criteria include:
1. Define the scope of warm-ups and cool-downs.
1.1. Explain the benefits of warm-ups and cool-downs in aiding performance and recovery to athlete or athletes and other relevant stakeholders.
1.2. Explain preferred timing and duration of warm-ups and cool-downs to the athlete or athletes and other relevant stakeholders according to the sport or activity.
1.3. Select appropriate warm-up and cool-down exercises and techniques for the sport or activity.
2. Implement warm-up program.
2.1. Consult with athletes to identify contraindications and precautions for warm-up exercises according to organisational policies and procedures.
2.2. Refer the athlete to a medical practitioner or other relevant personnel in the medical support team as required.
2.3. Explain and demonstrate a range of warm-up exercises to prepare athlete or athletes for activity or competition according to the basic principles of biomechanics and best practice.
2.4. Monitor application of warm-up exercises and techniques according to organisational policies and procedures.
2.5. Adjust warm-up exercises and techniques according to required arousal levels of the athlete.
3. Implement cool-down program.
3.1. Consult with athletes to identify contraindications and precautions for cool-down exercises according to organisational policies and procedures.
3.2. Explain and demonstrate a range of cool-down exercises to aid recovery from activity or competition according to the basic principles of biomechanics.
3.3. Monitor application of cool-down exercises and techniques according to organisational policies and procedures.
3.4. Adjust cool-down exercises and techniques according to the basic principles of biomechanics and best practice.
4. Review and modify program.
4.1. Review the program in consultation with appropriate personnel and athletes.
4.2. Evaluate own performance using self-reflection methods and identify potential improvements for future performances.
4.3. Make modifications to the program where required in response to feedback from appropriate personnel and own self-reflection outcomes.
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- Supplementary Notes (33 pages);
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- Learner’s Assessment Workbook (29 pages);
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- Assessment Matrix
Price: AUD $400.00 + GST
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