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SPORTS SCIENCE

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SR 4005
RESEARCH TOPICS IN SPORTS STUDIES
CREDIT POINTS 30

Course Co-ordinator: Dr S Gray and Dr A Jenkinson

Pre-requisite(s): SR 3511

This course provides a detailed coverage of research topics in Sports Studies. It will emphasise different factors which contribute to overall sport and exercise performance and consider any relevant adaptations that occur in response to different types of training. It will include a detailed consideration of five main research topics, and focus on factors particular to each. These topics will include aspects of health, nutrition, health, exercise and fitness both with regard to athletics and the wider population. Other topics will be included to reflect the fast moving research interests within the School of Medical Sciences.

3 one-hour lectures/tutorials plus student presentations per week.

1st Attempt: 1 three-hour written examination (70%) and in-course assessment (30%).