Free course

Working with young people in sport and exercise

Free statement of participation on completion

This free course, Working with young people in sport and exercise, examines the special considerations of coaching or instructing young people in sport and exercise. The physiological differences between children and adults will be considered along with the practical implications of coaching young people.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand some of the physiological changes that occur as young people grow and mature
  • recognise the impact that the physiology of young people has on their sport and exercise participation
  • evaluate models of young participants’ development and progression in sport and exercise.