Foundations of Exercise & Sport Science

Description

This course provides an introduction to the field of exercise and sport science. This is the stepping stone to engage with scientific foundations of exercise science and sport. Students will be exposed to the key issues and challenges of exercise science and sport including the structure of the industry, as well as career opportunities and pathways.

Availability

Ourimbah

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Comprehend the nature of exercise & sport science.

2. Describe the sub-disciplines of exercise and sport science.

3. Distinguish the inter-relationship of the various sub-disciplines of exercise and sport science.

4. Develop basic practical skills in exercise and sport science.

5. Develop skills in basic academic literacies.

Content

  • Motor behaviour
  • Biomechanics
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Sport & Exercise Psychology
  • Exercise Testing and Prescription
  • Practical skills for exercise and sport science

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): . Students who have successfully completed are not eligible to enrol in EXSS1010.

Assessment Items

In Term Test: Examination: Formal Examination: Class

Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments

Participation: Group/Tutorial participation and contribution

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

General Course Requirements:

  • Laboratory: Induction Requirement - Students must attend and pass the induction requirements before attending these sessions. - In order to participate in this course students must complete a compulsory lab induction.

Contact Hours

Laboratory

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term