Sport Science - VX Sport GPS Technology

For: Year 11 and 12 students

Description

Students will be introduced to GPS technology and the VX Sport devices. The program will demonstrate the VX Sport units, their use and develop their knowledge and understanding of sport science related concepts in an applied manner.

After participating in a hands-on GPS activity, student will manipulate and work with their individual data.

The final component of the session is identifying career pathways to Health Science at the University of South Australia.

What will students do?

As part of the program, students will:

  • Collect performance data using VX units
  • Learn how to read and analyse GPS tracking reports
  • Manually graph the data and make comparisons
  • Identify performance statistics and training improvements

Conditions

  • As this program is a practical activity, students and accompanying adults will be required to wear closed in shoes and appropriate dress.
  • Activities may include outdoor components, meaning it would be advisable to bring hats and sunscreen to the session.
  • Teachers will receive confirmation of booking and pre-visit information.
  • This program requires a minimum of 15 students to attend, and has a capacity of 25 students.

Bookings

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  All sessions from 9.30am to 2.30pm
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