The details
Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences (School of)
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Postgraduate: Level 7
Thursday 03 October 2019
Friday 26 June 2020
05 November 2019


Requisites for this module



Key module for

MSC B161MO Advanced Musculoskeletal Assessment and Practice,
MSC B16EMO Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging

Module description

This module will explore contemporary topics in sport psychology and focus on the link between research evidence and applied sport psychology practice. The module will provide you with an understanding of up-to-date research evidence across a number of topics including factors underpinning performance, psychological skills, and needs assessment techniques. You will develop your ability to critically evaluate the evidence-base in these topics through interactive seminars. You will gain an understanding of how this knowledge can inform applied sport psychology practice including the development interventions and sport psychological resources based on the application of scientific principles.

Module aims

The student will demonstrate an understanding of the research process and an ability to plan, implement and analyse a project relevant to their area of study.

Module learning outcomes

It is expected that the student will meet the following outcomes:
1. Demonstrate a good understanding of the area of study.
2. Be able to conduct a literature search.
3. Be able to conduct a thematic analysis of material accessed following the literature search.
4. Show awareness of ethical considerations.
5. Produce an appropriate methodology for the study undertaken (if appropriate).
6. Be able to analyse data generated by the study (if appropriate).
7. Draw conclusions and make recommendations for practice.

Module information

No additional information available.

Learning and teaching methods

Dissertation workshops are held throughout the academic year which will help students to select a topic for their dissertation and provide guidance on writing up their research. All students are allocated a dissertation supervisor appropriate for their topic and/or selected methods.


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 Weighting
Coursework Formative submission - OCTOBER 2019 REGISTRATION 21/08/2020 0%
Coursework Dissertation - OCTOBER 2019 REGISTRATION 18/09/2020 100%

Overall assessment

100 per cent Coursework Mark


100 per cent Coursework Mark

Module supervisor and teaching staff
Professor Jo Jackson
SRES School Office SRES School Office (



External examiner

Mrs Lorelei Maria Waring
Senior Lecturer and Musculioskeletal Ultrasonographer
Mrs Lorelei Maria Waring
Senior Lecturer and Musculioskeletal Ultrasonographer
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.


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