Credit points: 15
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
Subject Co-ordinatorCathleen Farrelly
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Sport Mechanics for Coaches (3rd ed)||Recommended||Burkett, 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.
02. Demonstrate an ability to assess human movement from a biomechanical perspective.
03. Demonstrate competency in the ability to analyse a sporting skill using digital techniques and provide meaningful feedback to the performer.
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Bendigo, 2015, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohn McCullagh
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus one hour of online learning per week"
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
|Digital Video Assessment||20||01, 02, 03|
|Lab Assessment||20||01, 02|