|Delivery length / details
|3 x 2 Hour Practicals
|22 x 1 Hour Lectures
|4 x 1 Hour Seminars
|Assessment length / details
|Literature review (2000 words)
|Five short assignments including quizzes, reports and data analyses (1.5 hours)
|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. 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
|Application of Number
|Quantifying movement analysis.
|Improving own Learning and Performance
|Feedback will be provided following each short assignment.
|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.
|Critical review of two contrasting journal articles related to future performance capabilities.
|Literature review on self-selected topic.
|Subject Specific Skills
|Research methods and applications of motor control theory.
|During practicals and seminars.
This module is at CQFW Level 5