Gwybodaeth Modiwlau

Module Identifier
Module Title
Client Assessment
Academic Year
Semester 2
Other Staff

Course Delivery



Due to Covid-19 students should refer to the module Blackboard pages for assessment details

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment 0.5 Hours   Practical skills assessment  laboratory assessment of skill of own choice.  70%
Semester Assessment Essay  on selected sport/activity evaluating the determinants of performance in a selected activity (600 words).  30%
Supplementary Assessment 0.5 Hours   Practical skills assessment  Students must take elements of assessment equivalent to those that led to failure of the module.  70%
Supplementary Assessment Essay  Students must take elements of assessment equivalent to those that led to failure of the module.  30%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:

1. Evaluate responses to exercise to monitor and analyze the performance of the client.

2. Demonstrate the practical skills and techniques required to monitor and evaluate participants using physiological analyses.

3. Demonstrate an awareness of health and safety, risk assessment and ethical considerations.

4. Work cooperatively with a team.

Brief description

This module is concerned with the analysis of human performance in a sports and/or clinical setting. A range of measurement techniques covering biomechanical, physiological and psychological approaches will be covered. Practical skills will be developed to assess athletes/clients and evaluate the data collected appropriately. Measurement techniques that will be covered include oxygen uptake during exercise, psychological profiling of athletes and movement analysis of gait and other movements.


This module will run for 6 weeks over the first part of the semester. Indicative content will include the following (although the exact order may change):


Oxygen consumption and energy expenditure during exercise in various domains of intensity

Gait analysis using kinematical and spatio-temporal parameters

Determining the nutritional status prior, during and after exercise

Quantifying motivation and arousal

Strength Assessment

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Application of Number Interpretation of data collected.
Communication Collection of data in groups.
Improving own Learning and Performance Self, peer and lecturer feedback during practical, Allocated preparation time for practical assessment outside contact time.
Information Technology Using computers to collect and process data during practical work. Literature searching via Primo.
Personal Development and Career planning
Problem solving
Research skills Evaluation of performance indicators of a selected sport.
Subject Specific Skills Development of practical skills incorporating equipment for assessment of individuals. Interpersonal communication with clients. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Team work Data collection in groups during practical. Practical Skills Assessment in team.


This module is at CQFW Level 4