Developing Strength and Power

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Advance your understanding of strength and power development.

A self-paced online course for strength and conditioning coaches, exercise and sport scientists, physiotherapists and other allied health professionals.

$250.00

Key facts

Course category
Health and Medicine, Allied Health , Sport
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Duration
15 hours with 6 months access from registration date
Group Bookings
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Prerequisite/s
Strength and conditioning coaches, exercise and sport scientists and other allied health professionals
Certification
Certificate of Attendance

Why this course?

Designed to benefit strength and conditioning coaches, sport scientists, exercise scientists, personal trainers, physiotherapists and other allied health professionals, you'll advance your knowledge and skills in the key physical characteristics in sport - strength and power.  

Why study a short course at La Trobe

Industry experience while you study

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Rising demand

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Powerful Collaborations

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Course content

Strength and power are considered the key physical characteristics in sport, and this course is designed to advance your knowledge and skills in the areas of developing maximal strength, maximal power and reactive strength.  You'll also gain an understanding of how to periodise the development of strength and define distinct strength qualities.

 

Developed by Dr Lachlan James, this includes ten hours of video content in addition to a scheduled Q&A webinar during the course six month access period, to connect you with other our experts and other participants.   You'll also have access to recorded Q&A sessions with:

  • Alex Natera, Manager Sport Science, NSW Institute of Sport, Australia
  • Dr Warren Young, Adjunct Associate Professor, Federation University, Australia
  • Dr Lorena Torres, Director Player Performance, You First
  • Dr Tim Suchomel, Associate Professor of Exercise Science - Program Director for Master of Science in Sport Physiology and Performance Coaching, Carroll University, US
  • Jo Clubb, Global Performance Insights

The Course Coordinator is Dr Lachlan James, Senior Lecturer, Sport and Exercise Science, La Trobe University.  

 

 

You’ll learn:

  • About the periodisation of strength
  • The classification of strength qualities
  • Needs analysis for strength qualities 
  • The relevance and associations to performance
  • Advanced methods for developing maximal strength, maximal power, explosive strength and reactive strength.

 

Your study experience

You will have access to this self-paced course for up to six months from the time of registration, with the total time commitment expected to be 15 hours.   

 

 

Who you'll learn from

Vanessa Rohlf 

Vanessa is a Research Officer in the School of Psychology and Public Health, and is a consultant, therapist, and educator specialising in compassion fatigue, stress management, pet loss, and animal bereavement.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Find out more about further education at La Trobe  View all FAQ

I would like information about a short course. Who can assist me?  

Email: LaTrobeProfessional@latrobe.edu.au 

Phone: 1300 135 045

Can payment of a course fee be made in instalments?

No, course fees need to be paid in full before you can commence the course.

I cannot pay by credit card. Are there other payment options available? 

To arrange payment by BPAY or EFT, please contact LaTrobeProfessional@latrobe.edu.au 

I have paid the fee for a short course. When will I have access to the course?  

Access to courses is generally available two weeks in advance of the scheduled course start date, or as advised in the registration confirmation email.  Course materials are made available via our Learning Management System (LMS) for which you will be provided with your username and initial password.

I need to defer my registration. How do I go about this? 

Prior to your course commencing, you may request a deferral of your registration to the next available course date, by contacting executive_professional_education@latrobe.edu.au.  

I am getting an error when I try to log into my LMS account. Can you help? 

Please visit our Student IT Support contact us webpage if you require assistance.

I want to enrol multiple staff in a short course. How do I go about this? 

Contact LaTrobeProfessional@latrobe.edu.au for assistance registering multiple staff.