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SR4007: RESEARCH TOPICS IN SPORTS SCIENCE AND STUDIES (2017-2018)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:26


Course Overview

  • this course covers the most recent research in a variety of topics in sports science and sports studies;
  • you will gain cutting edge, in depth and focussed knowledge of advances in topic ranging from nutrition, muscle, health and metabolism; 
  • this knowledge and skills in literature searching will prepare you for you honours research project;
  • in course assessments will focus on writing scientific abstracts and also presentation of scientific material – transferable skills aiming to develop graduate attributes and employability

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Alison Jenkinson

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • SR4004 Research Topics in Sports Science (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course provides a detailed coverage of research topics in Sport and Exercise Science and 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 seven research topics, and focus on factors particular to each. These topics will include aspects of physiology, nutrition, health, exercise and performance from the molecular level to an integrated human performance model. Other topics will be included to reflect the fast moving research interests within the School of Medical Sciences.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • BSc Exercise and Health Science
  • BSc Sports & Exercise Science
  • BSc Sports Studies (Exercise and Health)
  • BSc in Exercise and Health Science (Intercalating)
  • BSc in Sports & Exercise Science (Intercalating)
  • Bsc In Sports & Exercise Science (Bio Bus) With Ind Pla
  • Bsc In Sports Studies (Exercise & Health & Biobusiness)
  • MSci Sports & Exercise Sci with Ind Plac't
  • MSci in Exercise and Health Science with Ind'l Plac
  • MSci in Sports Studies (Exercise and Health) with Ind'l Plac
  • Msci In Sports & Exercise Science (Bio Bus) With Ind Pla
  • Msci In Sports Studies (Exercise & Health & Bio Bus) With Ip

Contact Teaching Time

125 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

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

Continuous assessment comprises: 1 page abstract and presentation/questions on each module.

Formative Assessment

Tutorial sessions allow discussion and feedback on written work prior to submission.

Feedback

Abstracts and presentations will be marked and written feedback given.

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