Sport Science is a rapidly expanding field which encompasses the physiological, psychological and skill acquisition components involved with planning and analysing human performance. The course integrates science, literacy and numeracy concepts and helps connect learning to a range of allied health, exercise science, human movement and training and other performance sport related areas.
Office of Tasmanian Assessment, Standards & Certification 2019, Sports Science: level 3, accessed 11 February 2019, https://www.tasc.tas.gov.au/students/courses/health-and-physical-education/spt315118-1/
This subject guide will help you to locate the resources you will find particularly useful when commencing your studies in this area. Here is the best place to find books, information about databases and a guide to appropriate websites.
Referencing advice: The TASC and your teachers at St Patrick's College expect you to present all your work with citations and a reference list in the Harvard (author/date) format. Go to the Library's Referencing Guidelines for extended help in this area. The Library staff are always happy to help you with any queries you may have in regard to referencing requirements for any research you are undertaking.
Independent studies (IPs): When undertaking any independent study, research or book reviews you must allow yourself enough time to search for and locate the material you need. To help you a booking sheet is kept at the Library desk where you may book an individual time with one of the Library staff when commencing any research for Health Studies.
Faculty resources: All material purchased for the teachers of Health & PE Faculty is also available for student use if it is not required by the teachers. The resources are kept in the Library and can be found by using the Library catalogue.
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