|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Lecture||22 x 1 Hour Lectures|
|Seminar||3 x 2 Hour Seminars|
|Practical||5 x 2 Hour Practicals|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Literature review (2000 words)||75%|
|Semester Assessment||Five short assignments including quizzes, reports and data analyses (1.5 hours)||25%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Students must take elements of assessment equivalent to those that led to failure of the module.||100%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Demonstrate knowledge and the inter-disciplinary nature of motor control.
2. Demonstrate advanced level knowledge of theories and principles the area of motor control, motor learning, and performance.
3. Construct critical reviews on a range of topics based on a range of information sources.
4. Communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions in written formats to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.
in motor learning and how expertise is gained, including the effect of practice and feedback.
Introduction: Motor Skills
Processing information and making decisions
Attention and performance
Sensory contribution to skilled performance
Principles of speed, accuracy and coordination
Skill acquisition, retention and transfer
Organizing and scheduling practice
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number||Quantifying movement analysis.|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Feedback will be provided following each short assignment.|
|Information Technology||Excel, infographic creation, data collection software, video capture.|
|Personal Development and Career planning||Practicals and seminars will include the application of their new knowledge to potential careers.|
|Problem solving||Critical review of two contrasting journal articles related to future performance capabilities.|
|Research skills||Literature review on self-selected topic.|
|Subject Specific Skills||Research methods and applications of motor control theory.|
|Team work||During practicals and seminars.|
This module is at CQFW Level 5