SPORTS BIOMECHANICS

EDU3SBM

2015

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-ordinatorCathleen Farrelly

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, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohn McCullagh

Class requirements

Lecture
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"

WorkShop
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Digital Video Assessment20 01, 02, 03
Examination60 01, 02
Lab Assessment20 01, 02