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HL30396: Sports performance research seminar

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2014/5
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department for Health
Further information on credits Credits: 6
Further information on unit levels Level: Honours (FHEQ level 6)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Annotated Bibliography (4000 words) (CW 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To extend the students knowledge of a range of contemporary sports performance issues.

Learning Outcomes:
Students completing this unit will have extended their knowledge of a range of contemporary sports performance issues. Students will demonstrate an understanding of recent applied sport research.


* Comprehensive and scholarly written communication (e.g. essays) F/A
* Effective oral communication (e.g. seminar presentations) F
* Ability to select, summarise and synthesis written information from multiple sources. F/A
* Ability to select and use appropriate ideas to produce a coherent response to a pre-set question. F
* Ability to produce work to agreed specifications and deadlines. F/A
* Ability to work independently, without close supervision of guidance. F/A
* Ability to work effectively as part of a group or team. F
(T: Taught, F: Facilitated, A: Assessed)

Discussion of the development of applied sport research and of contemporary trends within it related to enhancement of sports performance. Applied sport research will be analysed from a range of disciplinary perspectives including (but not limited to) applied physiology, strength and conditioning, sports injury management, applied sports psychology, and sports nutrition.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

HL30396 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department for Health
  • UHHL-AFB12 : BSc(Hons) Sport (Sports Performance) (Work-based learning) (Year 1)

* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.