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Module Title
Integrated Sport and Exercise Science

Keywords
multidisciplinary working; evidence based practice; enhancement of performance

ReferenceHS4114
SCQF LevelSCQF 10
SCQF Points30
ECTS Points15
CreatedApril 2015
ApprovedSeptember 2015
Amended
Version No.1


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Prerequisites for Module

Successful completion of Stages 1-3 of the BSc (Hons) Applied Sport and Exercise Science course, or equivalent.

Corequisite Modules

None.

Precluded Modules

None.

Aims of Module

This module aims to develop the student’s ability to integrate sport and exercise disciplines in order to enhance performance of an individual or group.

Learning Outcomes for Module

On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:

1. Evaluate the effectiveness of models of multidisciplinary working in applied sport and exercise science.
2. Critically appraise the effectiveness of a multidisciplinary approach to sport and exercise science within a range of client groups.
3. Critically evaluate relevant literature in a specialist discipline of applied sport and exercise science in relation to the enhancement of human performance.
4. Critically discuss selected assessment and intervention procedures in relation to the needs of an individual or group.

Indicative Module Content

Holistic needs analysis; applied exercise physiology, psychology and biomechanics; fitness and performance testing constructs; fitness and performance testing procedures; expected norms for different populations; multidisciplinary team working; athlete and team development; return from injury: physiological, psychological and biomechanical considerations; health improvement for sedentary populations; multifactorial management of high performance and elite athletes.

Indicative Student Workload

Contact Hours

Full Time
Practical
12
Tutorial
40
N/A
52

Directed Study

 

48

Private Study

 

200

Non-Contact Hours

 
N/A
248

Placement/Work-Based Learning Experience [Notional] Hours

 0

Actual Placement/Work-Based Learning Experience Hours

 0

Mode of Delivery

A mixture of lectures, tutorials and workshops.

Assessment Plan

Learning Outcomes Assessed
Component 1 1,2,3,4
Coursework 1,2,3,4

Written coursework

Coursework

Indicative Bibliography

1.A current and comprehensive list of references will be
supplied on an annual basis to reflect the evolving nature of relevant topic areas


 

Robert Gordon University, Garthdee House, Aberdeen, AB10 7QB, Scotland, UK: a Scottish charity, registration No. SC013781