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SHN4123 - Applying Principles of Sport and Exercise Sciences


Assessment tasks are designed to enable students to demonstrate the Learning and Employability outcomes for the relevant level of study. Level Learning Outcomes are embedded in the assessment task(s) at that level. This enables a more integrated view of overall student performance at each level.


Building on modules in Semester 1, this module will look to extend your utilisation of evidence form a range of sources to support working with a range of clients. This will include looking at evidence from interdisciplinary sources and working as part of interdisciplinary teams. In addition, this module will seek to develop your research and enquiry skills enabling you to make use of sources of information relevant to your programme. This module will also develop your understanding of the scope of a range of relevant professional bodies in supporting your field of study and will look at lifestyle and health promotion and the risk reduction and management of common health conditions.

Learning and Teaching Information:

Hours: 10
Intended Group Size: Whole cohort

Hours: 20
Intended Group Size: 30 max

Seminars (mixture of programme specific and interdisciplinary)
Hours: 20
Intended Group Size: 30 max A minimum of 3 repeat session are required to ensure programme specific delivery

Guided independent study
Hours: 250

Further details relating to assessment
The presentation will consider exploring a topic of your choosing and applying it to answering research question. You will design your own research question and apply appropriate methods of collection. You will then present the work carried out and your findings.

Case study:
A choice of case studies will be provided for you to consider the ethical requirements of working with clients, how to support lifestyle and health promotion when working with a client whilst considering the management of health conditions. This will involve you using evidence on how to undertake a needs analysis and recommendations on how to gather further data on the chosen case study.


001 Presentation; 10 minutes; mid semester 2 50%
002 Case study; 3,000 words; end of semester 2 50%

Fact File

Module Coordinator - Jo McDonald
Level - 4
Credit Value - 30
Pre-Requisites - NONE
Semester(s) Offered - 4S2