Projects in Exercise and Sport Science (EXSS3051)

UNIT OF STUDY

The aim of this unit is to allow students to integrate knowledge from previous units of study in the exploration of a research question of their own interest. The unit is designed specifically for students who may be interested in gaining some research experience. Topics covered include: critical evaluation of the literature, research design, research ethics, data collection and analysis and presentation of results. Activities and assessments will focus on practical applications in exercise and sport science. Emphasis will be placed on practical research skills and generic skills such as communication, teamwork, independent and critical thinking. Students who are planning on enrolling into Honours are encouraged to enrol in this unit.

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Classes

1-hr lecture/week, 2-hr practical or tutorial/week

Assessment

2500 word lliterature review (50%), 500 word project proposal (10%), 15 minute presentation (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

HSBH1007

Assumed knowledge: BIOS1168, BIOS1169, EXSS1018, EXSS1032, EXSS2022, EXSS2025, EXSS2028

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