Injury, Exercise and Sport Biomechanics

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Injury, Exercise and Sport Biomechanics

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Health and Exercise Science, Sport and Leisure Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    Module Aims: To extend upon the students knowledge and abilities in understanding the biomechanical factors affecting injury (cause and prevention), how they can be assessed and reduced. 

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Explain the relationship between relative excessive loading on a tissue and increased risk of tissue injury.
    2. Discuss the underlying cause of injury in at least one sport
    3. Critically discuss the importance of biomechanics in injury causation and prevention
    4. Explain how biomechanical functional abnormalities may predispose to injury during gait
    5. Demonstrate a proficiency in presentation skills