Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Applied and Integrated Studies
Academic Year
Semester 2
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 11 x 2 Hour Lectures


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Group presentation (30 minutes)  25%
Semester Assessment Essay  (2500 words)  75%
Supplementary Assessment Essay.  (Students must take elements of assessment equivalent to those that led to failure of the module.)  100%

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Use your knowledge of physiology, psychology and biomechanics (where relevant) to solve a client based problem.

2. Assess, evaluate, and prescribe an intervention to meet a client’s need in a sport or exercise setting to enhance health or performance.

3. Demonstrate the practical skills and techniques required to monitor and evaluate participants in a health or performance context.

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

5. Solve problems of a numerical and logical nature.

6. Communicate information in both written and oral formats to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.

7. Gather and use information from a range of sources.

Brief description

The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the application of knowledge across sport and exercise science. This Level two module takes a multi-disciplinary, thematic approach.


Explain the nature of multi-disciplinary approaches to the study of sport and exercise science
Develop the application of sport & exercise science to a chosen theme
Examine topics from physiology, biomechanics and psychology perspectives and apply them in workshops
Use research evidence to explore issues and topics
Reflect on ethics and risk in the practice of a sport and exercise scientist as well as own individual performance and need for future improvement

Module Skills

Skills Type Skills details
Application of Number None
Communication The essay requires effective written communication skills while the presentation needs appropriate verbal and written skills.
Improving own Learning and Performance Students will engage in self-reflection, personal development planning and reviewing and will gain opportunities to develop personal study skills.
Information Technology Use of word processing, bibliographic databases.
Personal Development and Career planning None
Problem solving In workshop activities throughout the module and as part of the consultancy element of the module.
Research skills Research is needed to develop appropriate interventions for use in different populations with different needs.
Subject Specific Skills Evidence gathering for applied work. Taking a multidisciplinary approach to client problem.
Team work Group work for assessment.


This module is at CQFW Level 5