Foundations of Sport and Exercise Science

University of Auckland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Foundations of Sport and Exercise Science

  • Host University

    University of Auckland

  • Location

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Health and Exercise Science, Sport and Leisure Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Introduces the essential scientific concepts and methods of the four sub-disciplines of Sport and Exercise Science: Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Movement Neuroscience and Exercise and Sport Psychology. Development of academic literacy and numerical problem-solving skills are encouraged. Examples from current research, professional organisations, progression and career pathways within each sub-discipline are discussed.

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