Last modified: 25 May 2018 11:16
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This course is designed to introduce students to the application of science in the study of elite sports performance and exercise responses. Fundamental aspects of exercise physiology, along with the principles of training and effects of over-training, sports injuries and the use of drugs in sport will be introduced. Research methodology is highlighted throughout. By the end of this course students will have a wide appreciation of the major factors underpinning sports performance.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1st Attempt: Continuous assessment (100%). Test 1 (problem solving & MCQ - 20%); 3 MCQ tests (12.5 % each); Lab report (15%); Submit the 2 short-answer assessments electronically in the week following the practical (7.5% each).
MCQ in lectures/practicals, MCQ practice questions (Self-tests) on WebCT, Problem-solving sessions with feedback on performance.
Practical reports will be marked with written comments. Problem-solving sessions include analysis of common errors and misconceptions. Students receive on-line feedback on completion of their practice MCQ tests (self-tests) on WebCT. Results of all the formative in-course tests are also reported back to the students.