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HL20050: Performance assessment

[Page last updated: 15 October 2020]

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2020/1
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: Intermediate (FHEQ level 5)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Biomechanics on-going assessment (CW 40% - Qualifying Mark: 1)
  • Physiology on-going assessment (CW 40% - Qualifying Mark: 1)
  • Psychology short essay (CW 20% - Qualifying Mark: 1)
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 HL20042
While taking this module you must ( take HL20108 OR take 2 MODULES FROM {HL20503, HL20504} ) AND take HL20185
Description: Aims:
To extend the students' laboratory based practical skills in the areas of sport and exercise biomechanics, physiology and psychology.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:
* Describe the principles of quality control and quality assessment from a laboratory perspective.
* Conduct appropriate biomechanical testing using prescribed methodologies and techniques.
* Undertake a range of physiological tests on human subjects.
* Explain effective use of psychological assessment in sport and exercise populations.
* Describe the principles of ethical treatment of human subjects in a laboratory environment.

Skills:
Intellectual skills - taught, facilitated and assessed.
IT skills - taught, facilitated and assessed.
Professional laboratory skills - taught, facilitate and assessed.
Problem solving - taught, facilitated and assessed.
Written communication - facilitated and assessed.
Group work - facilitated.
Working independently - facilitated and assessed.

Content:
Biomechanics: Motion analysis; force plate analysis, anthropometrics.
Physiology: Gas analysis; blood sampling and handling; blood lactate; body composition; blood pressure.
Psychology: Psychological assessment (quantitative and qualitative approaches).
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

HL20050 is a Designated Essential Unit on the following programmes:

Department for Health
  • UHHL-AFB01 : BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science (Year 2)
  • UHHL-ACB04 : BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Combined Professional Placement and Study Abroad (Year 2)
  • UHHL-AAB02 : BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Study year abroad (Year 2)
  • UHHL-AKB04 : BSc(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Professional Placement (Year 2)
  • UHHL-AFM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science (Year 2)
  • UHHL-ACM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Combined Professional Placement and Study Abroad (Year 2)
  • UHHL-AAM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Study year abroad (Year 2)
  • UHHL-AKM01 : MSci(Hons) Sport and Exercise Science with Professional Placement (Year 2)

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