Issues in Sport and Exercise Science
Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences (School of)
Undergraduate: Level 6
Thursday 05 October 2023
Friday 15 December 2023
31 March 2021
Requisites for this module
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
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.
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.
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
No additional information available.
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
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Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
|Oral Presentation - FASER upload
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.
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Catherine Kerr, email: email@example.com.
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)
No external examiner information available for this module.
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No lecture recording information available for this module.
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