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Sport management and policy

While the athlete/para athlete dedicates their time to training and their preparation involves sports coaching, sports science and sports medicine (SSSM), we must also look at the sport management that …

Sports medicine, science and technology

We’ll now dive deeper into athlete preparation and discover what other important elements really assist in taking them to the next level, giving them that competitive edge and supporting their …

Sports coaching

It is true that the ambition of Monique to swim for her country required determination, dedication, and an enormous amount of effort. But the road to Paralympic success requires much …

Meet our para athlete: Monique Murphy

Monique Murphy is a 23 year-old Australian swimming champion and a Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) scholarship holder. She was first selected to compete for Australia at the 2015 IPC8 …

Para-sport competition

People with physical and intellectual disabilities have played competitive sport for over 100 years. Although each disability group has its own history and organisation, all groups have made important contributions …

Values behind the Games

Richard de Groen from the Commonwealth Games Federation has just explained to us in this video how uniting the Commonwealth family through sport is at the heart of the Games. …

Focus on the Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games, held once every four years, brings together members of the Commonwealth nations and territories to compete on a level playing field in a spirit of friendship and …

Promoting diversity and inclusion

What does it mean to promote diversity and inclusion in the context of major sport events? Why should we promote them? The concepts of diversity and inclusion As cultural innovator …

Partnership with the Games

In the video you heard how Griffith University’s partnership with the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games provided a unique opportunity for the university to engage with the local community, provide …

Meet the team

Lead Educators As the lead educators of this course we are looking forward to taking you on a journey to explore the preparation of elite athletes for a major sports …