|Delivery length / details
|12 x 1 Hour Lectures
|6 x 2 Hour Practicals
|Assessment length / details
|0.5 Hours Practical skills assessment: laboratory assessment of skill of own choice.
|Essay on selected sport/activity evaluating the determinants of performance in a selected activity (600 words).
|0.5 Hours Students must take elements of assessment equivalent to those that led to failure of the module.
|Students must take elements of assessment equivalent to those that led to failure of the module.
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.
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.
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
|Application of Number
|Interpretation of data collected.
|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.
|Using computers to collect and process data during practical work. Literature searching via Primo.
|Personal Development and Career planning
|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.
|Data collection in groups during practical. Practical Skills Assessment in team.
This module is at CQFW Level 4