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AT THE HUMAN PERFORMANCE UNIT WE HAVE A VARIETY OF RESOURCES AND OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT THOSE STUDYING SPORTS COURSES.

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BIOMECHANICS – Momentum and Impluse

BIOMECHANICS – Momentum and Impluse

Learn the definitions of these terms and their application to a javelin throw.
BIOMECHANICS – Speed, Velocity and Acceleration

BIOMECHANICS – Speed, Velocity and Acceleration

Try to calculate these values yourself with data provided in the video.
EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY – VO2 Max

EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY – VO2 Max

What is VO2 max and how is it measured? See some normative data in our video!
EXERCISE PHSYIOLOGY – Respiratory Exchange Ratio (RER)

EXERCISE PHSYIOLOGY – Respiratory Exchange Ratio (RER)

Measuring oxygen and carbon dioxide to assess fuel utilisation.