University of Technology Sydney

92565 Skill Acquisition

6cp; 1hpw (online modules and interactive activities), 1hpw (pre-learning activities), 2hpw (laboratory), 5hpw (independent study)
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.


This subject examines the processes of neuromotor control, skill acquisition and retention. Students are taught how to assess motor skill proficiency and design training programs that optimise the quality and speed of skill acquisition. Particular emphasis is placed on motor learning and skill development, such that students understand the processes behind skill acquisition that are relevant to the role of the teacher, coach or sport and exercise scientist.

Typical availability

Spring session, Moore Park precinct

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