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HL30186: Applied sport biomechanics

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2019/0
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department for Health
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
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: CW100
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Assessment detail data for this unit is currently being updated as a change has been approved. Updated assessment information will be published here shortly.
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: Before taking this module you must ( take HL20108 OR take HL20503 ) AND take HL30056
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To provide students with the knowledge, experience and better understanding of the scientific concepts of human and sport biomechanics and develop their ability to carry out sport technique analyses.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this unit students should be able to:
* Explain different approaches available to carry out sport biomechanics analysis
* Complete a comprehensive review of research literature on a sport biomechanics topic
* Given a project brief, carry out planning, data collection, analysis & interpretation stages (i.e. design and carry out a study)
* Analyse and handle sport biomechanics data appropriately
* Interpret data appropriately to convey understanding of sport techniques

Skills:
Knowledge and Understanding - taught, facilitated and assessed
Intellectual Skills - taught, facilitated and assessed
Professional Practical Skills - facilitated
Written Communication - taught, facilitated and assessed
Spoken Communication - facilitated and assessed
Numeracy - taught, facilitated and assessed
Data acquisition, Handling and Analysis - taught, facilitated and assessed
Information Technology - facilitated and assessed
Problem Solving - taught, facilitated and assessed
Working Independently - facilitated
Working as part of a group - facilitated

Content:
Technique analysis in sport, quantitative analysis of sport movements, qualitative analysis of sport movements, simulation, case studies of technique analysis, project planning and data handling.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

HL30186 is Optional (DEU) on the following programmes:

Department for Health
  • UHHL-AFB01 : BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science (Year 3)
  • UHHL-ACB04 : BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Combined Professional Placement and Study Abroad (Year 4)
  • UHHL-AAB02 : BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Study year abroad (Year 4)
  • UHHL-AKB04 : BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Professional Placement (Year 4)
  • UHHL-AFM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science (Year 3)
  • UHHL-AFM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science (Year 4)
  • UHHL-ACM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Combined Professional Placement and Study Abroad (Year 4)
  • UHHL-ACM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Combined Professional Placement and Study Abroad (Year 5)
  • UHHL-AAM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Study year abroad (Year 4)
  • UHHL-AAM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Study year abroad (Year 5)
  • UHHL-AKM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Professional Placement (Year 4)
  • UHHL-AKM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Professional Placement (Year 5)

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