SE305-6-AU-KS:
Issues in Sport and Exercise Science

The details
2023/24
Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences (School of)
Kaplan Singapore
Autumn
Undergraduate: Level 6
Current
Thursday 05 October 2023
Friday 15 December 2023
15
31 March 2021

 

Requisites for this module
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Key module for

BSC C600 Sports and Exercise Science,
BSC C600JS Sports and Exercise Science,
BSC C600NS Sports and Exercise Science,
BSC C602 Sports and Exercise Science (Including Year Abroad),
BSC C606 Sports and Exercise Science (Including Placement Year),
BSC C611 Sports and Exercise Science (Including Foundation Year),
MSCIC690 Sports and Exercise Science (Including Placement Year),
MSCIC691 Sports and Exercise Science (Including Year Abroad),
MSCIC699 Sports and Exercise Science

Module description

The theme of the module is contemporary issues in the science of sport and exercise, and their implications in health and/or performance contexts for individuals, groups, or society.

Module aims

You will have the opportunity to examine selected issues in depth from a range of options, engage with cutting-edge research, develop informed opinions on the topics, and to present information in different formats. The module is a departure from the traditional module style to which you have been accustomed. There will be some lectures but the module will require background reading for each of the topics discussed.

Module learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module, the student will be able to:

1. Explain the impact of advances in the science of sport and exercise;
2. Obtain and critically appraise the research literature.
3. Interpret evidence and develop meaningful conclusions
4. Coherently present ideas to different audiences in written and oral form

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

Lectures: 16 hours, plus participation in a 4 hour presentation of selected topics chosen by students. Total = 20 hours. Student managed learning: 130 hours. Total: 150 hours

Bibliography

This module does not appear to have any essential texts. To see non - essential items, please refer to the module's reading list.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Coursework weighting
Coursework   Essay  17/11/2023  60% 
Coursework   Oral Presentation - FASER upload   08/12/2023  40% 

Exam format definitions

  • Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
  • In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
  • In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary, for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.

Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%

Reassessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Catherine Kerr, email: catherine.kerr@essex.ac.uk.
Dr Paul Freeman, Dr Bernard Liew, Dr Matthew Taylor, Dr Andrew Hammond., Dr John Mills, Dr Jason Moran
School Undergraduate Office, email: sres (Non essex users should add @essex.ac.uk to create the full email address)

 

Availability
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External examiner

No external examiner information available for this module.
Resources
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.

 

Further information

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