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HL20477: Performance analysis

[Page last updated: 04 August 2021]

Academic Year: 2021/2
Owning Department/School: Department for Health
Credits: 12 [equivalent to 24 CATS credits]
Notional Study Hours: 240
Level: Intermediate (FHEQ level 5)
Semester 2
Assessment Summary: OR 50%, OT 50%
Assessment Detail:
  • Oral Exam (OR 50%)
  • Poster Presentation (OT 50%)
Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Aims: Identify those key principles that contribute to individual performance and provide students with the critical key skills that will allow them to analyse and reflect on their own performance and deploy within the field of sport. Both objective and subjective factors influencing performance will be considered with students designing appropriate and effective training programmes.

Learning Outcomes: At the end of this unit students will:
* Develop subject specific knowledge to work with elite athletes within a sport context;
* Develop key analytical skills to allow students to evaluate their own performance;
* Recognise the key protocols used by BASES and BOMC in analysing elite athlete performance;
* Evaluate / analyse / reflect on their own and their peers performance;
* Communicate effectively the outcome of an analysis.

* Communication;
* Application of Number;
* Information Technology;
* Basic Management Skills.

* The need for objective feedback to assist coaching effectiveness to include hand based and computer analysis systems.
* To assess the role of hand based analysis systems in the feedback process while evaluating the reliability of the data collected in cited notational analysis systems.
* Create a system for hand notation for a chosen sport and provide practical solutions to any questions raised.

Programme availability:

HL20477 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department for Health


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