SPORTS BIOMECHANICS

EDU3SBM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students develop a theoretical understanding of, and the application of, biomechanical principles related to human movement. Through a series of lectures and practical laboratory classes students are provided with an opportunity to devise, trial, and evaluate strategies related to efficient human performance in sport. Students will analyse sporting techniques using digital video.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRodrigo Rico Bini

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU2HBS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSport Mechanics for Coaches (3rd ed)RecommendedBurkett, B (2010)HUMAN KINETICS, CHAMPAIGN ILL

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Describe and apply the key theoretical concepts of sports biomechanics in exercise and sport.

Activities:
TBE

02. Demonstrate an ability to assess human movement from a biomechanical perspective.

Activities:
TBE

03. Demonstrate competency in the ability to analyse a sporting skill using digital techniques and provide meaningful feedback to the performer.

Activities:
TBE

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Kingsley

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Concurrent timetable booking (time and room) with Lecture activity for EXS2ESB."

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group laboratory report - equivalence, 1000 words per studentGroup laboratory report - equivalence, 1000 words per student25 01, 02, 03
Examination - equivalence, 2000 words2-hour examination. This assessment is scaffolded by learning undertaken in the formative assessment tasks.50 01, 02
Formative Quiz(zes) 60 minutes total - equivalence, 1000 wordsFour individual laboratory reports. Total of 60 minutes quiz time25 01, 02