Last modified: 31 Jul 2023 11:19
|First Sub Session
|30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
This course focuses on enhancing core research skills for the study of the medical sciences. It is a requirement for all students with direct (Articulation) entry into Level 3 Sport and Exercise Sciences and Exercise and Health Sciences BSc programmes. The course develops the essential skills that are needed to undertake a research project. Its aim is to instill an active student-driven approach to learning based on curiosity and exploration of knowledge as opposed to passive acquisition. Students learn to critically analyze published work, evaluate sources of information, basic presentation skills. This course also aims to develop an understanding of the psychology of sport and exercise. The content includes current theories, addressing psychological factors likely to affect individuals and their performance in the sporting environment.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
5x Online Assessment = 20% each
Alternative Resit Arrangements for students taking course in Academic Year 2020/21
There are no assessments for this course.
|Students will understand, discuss and critically evaluate the following: Motivation and sport: The role of attitudes in sport: Arousal, stress and anxiety and maximising psychological state.
|To develop transferable skills related to teamwork, time management, communication and information technology skills
|To increase confidence and competence in numerical manipulation through the practice of numerical and practical skills.
|To understand the basis of scientific investigation and the importance of hypothesis driven enquiry. Appreciate the importance of using correct scientific English in communicating science.
|To understand and interpret different ways of presenting scientific data and the use of simple statistical analysis to analyse data.
|Discuss and critically evaluate adherence to exercise programmes: limitations, improvement strategies
|Understand sport and aggression and the factors implicated in aggression. Interpret the difference between leadership and coaching: the coach’s role, the coach-athlete relationship, effective leadersh