BSc Honours

Physical Education

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Course delivery:

Classroom based

Course duration?

2 Year(s)

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This is a multi-disciplinary course concerned with the study of sport. It develops an understanding of the historical, physical, social, cultural and psychological factors which influence sport, and relates to the important role of sport in society.

Topics for A Level Year 1

Applied anatomy and physiology
Skill acquisition
Sport and Society
The impact of sport on society and of society on sport
Exercise physiology
Biomechanical movement
Sports psychology
Sport and society and the role of technology in physical activity and sport

Topics for A Level Year 2

Applied anatomy and physiology ƒ?? Energy systems
Skill acquisition ƒ?? Memory models
Exercise physiology ƒ?? injury prevention and the rehabilitation of injury
Biomechanical movement ƒ?? linear motion, angular motion, projectile motion, fluid mechanics
Sports psychology ƒ?? Achievement motivation theory, attribution theory, self-efficacy and confidence, leadership, stress management
Sport and society and the role of technology in physical activity and sport ƒ?? concepts of physical activity and sport, development of elite performers in sport, ethics in sport, violence in sport, drugs in sport, sport and the law, impact of commercialisation on physical activity and sport and the relationship between sport and the media

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