Assignment – Strength and conditioning proposal

For each section, the mark scheme will be borken down to help you attain full marks. 

Perform relevant medical and/or lifestyle screening to ensure the client could safely and effectively take part in planned assessments and training. (1 Mark)

To perform relevant medical and/or lifestyle screening effectively:

  • Conduct a comprehensive screening that includes medical history, current health status, lifestyle factors (like diet, sleep, stress), and any contraindications to exercise. This ensures the client can safely participate in assessments and training.

Perform a needs analysis, taking into consideration the general and specific demands. (1 Mark)

 
To perform a needs analysis considering the general and specific demands:
  • Assess both the general physical and fitness requirements (like overall strength, endurance, flexibility) and the specific demands of the client’s sport or activity. This involves understanding the unique physical and skill attributes required for optimal performance in their specific sport or activity.

Obtain appropriate informed consent for the planned assessments (1 Mark)

  • To obtain appropriate informed consent for the planned assessments:
  • Ensure the athlete understands the nature, purpose, and potential risks of the assessments.
  • Provide clear, comprehensible information and allow the athlete to ask questions.
  • Obtain a signed consent form, indicating the athlete’s voluntary agreement to participate.

Record all information collected in a manner that adheres to legal and professional requirements? (1 Mark)

 
To record all information collected in a manner that adheres to legal and professional requirements:
  • Ensure all data is documented accurately and comprehensively.
  • Store records securely, maintaining confidentiality in line with data protection laws.
  • Follow ethical guidelines and professional standards for record-keeping in your practice.