SPORT ANALYTICS AND PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS

SPE2APA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will explore the theoretical concepts and principles that underpin the field of sports analytics and performance analysis. Using small and pre-existing sports-related data sets, you will be taught basic data handling and analytical skills. You will explore a variety of techniques available to the sports analyst to analyse athlete performance. You will also develop an appreciation of the limitations of performance and sports analytics techniques.

SchoolAllied Health, Human Services & Sport

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMatthew Varley

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted to HBSES All other enrolments require Subject Coordinator approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsSPE3APA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply theoretical concepts of data analytics to sport and athlete performance
02. Design performance analysis plans independently and collaboratively
03. Apply basic data handling and analytical methods to data captured from sport
04. Clearly and coherently communicate outcomes of data analysis to peers

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMatthew Varley

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two 30-minute online tests (1,000 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO3

One written athlete monitoring report (1,000 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One performance analysis essay/report (2,000 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3