Sports Training & Development S1
by SIT TV Production Unit
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Melisa Jones wants to get into shape to run marathons or triathlons with the aim of competing in the Coast to Coast, so she tries out some equipment at the gym. SIT sport and recreation tutor William Payne offers to help her develop a proper fitness programme.
|1||VideoEpisode 1 (Exercise Prescription)||SIT sport and recreation tutor William Payne discusses Melisa's goals and asks her about her health before checking her blood pressure and fitness level. They then go to the track and later to the Southland Aquatic Centre so Melisa can learn about differe||4/27/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoEpisode 2 (Principles of Nutrition)||Melisa pigs out on junk food, earning her a trip to the supermarket for some lessons on what to eat and what not to eat.||4/27/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoEpisode 3 (Extreme Environments and Travel)||Melisa tells William she's going to a wedding in Ireland and spending some time in Spain and doesn't think she can train for the coming triathlon. William shows her how she can get her body to adapt to training in heat and cold conditions and different al||4/27/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoEpisode 4 (Anatomy and Physiology)||It's time to learn more about muscle structure and what exercises are essential for developing the right muscles for the particular tasks required. SIT sport and recreation tutor William Payne tells Melisa about the different types of muscle fibre that la||4/27/2009||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoEpisode 5 (Sports Psychology)||SIT sport and recreation tutor William Payne notices Melisa seems fatigued and lacking in motivation so they go over her short-term, medium-term and long-term goals. He emphasises the importance of having specific achievable goals that are relevant. Sleep||4/27/2009||Free||View In iTunes|