Welcome to the inner sanctum of the Geelong Cats and the cutting edge science and maths of footy! BioCATS is a partnership program brought to you by BioLAB and the Geelong CATS.
The Geelong Cats employ a team of scientists and mathematicians to help ensure that their athletes are able to analyse and refine their performance and technique to gain the winning edge.
BioCATS is run from the new Deakin Cats Community Centre at the Simonds Stadium as a full day program.
Students and teachers participate in dynamic scientific experiments, using problem solving, statistical analysis and observation skills to learn about the science and maths of football and career pathways in sport.
The program also reinforces the concepts of health and wellness and the benefits that come from sports participation.
KEY THEMES: Graphing, Data Analysis, Problem solving, Nutrition, Training Principles, Recovery Methods, Materials Technology.
SUITABLE FOR: Year 5-6
PROGRAM DURATION: 9.30am - 2.30pm Mondays ONLY. Start time can be altered by 30mins for rural schools only
MAX CLASS SIZE: 56 (2 classes of max. 28 students)