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    Sport and Conditioning Science into Practice
    SPM B217
      More information: Course Guide
    Sport and Conditioning Science into Practice
    Course Start Date
    Spr 2020
    Course Level
    Middle
    Length in Terms
    2 terms
    Credits
    20
    Language
    English
    Fees ($) (including lab fees)
    N/A
    Future Terms
    Spr 2021
    Course
    Start Date
    Course Level Length in Terms Credits
    Language
    Fees ($)
    (including lab fees)
    Future Terms
    Spr 2020
    Middle 2 terms 20
    English
    N/A
    Spr 2021

    Course Coordinator: Ms Yip Wai Chi, BA, MSocSc (HKBU)

    Advisory prerequisite(s)
    NIL

    Aims
    This course is designed to promote students’ knowledge and skills in sports and exercise science. It focuses on such aspects of sports science as physiology, movement analysis, training methods, and conditioning theory, all of which enrich students’ understanding of human movement and performance in sports and exercise.

    Contents
    The course covers the following topics:

    • Introducing science into practice

    • The body in sports and exercise: A systems approach

    • Making sense of movement

    • Exploring core stability

    • Strength and conditioning

    • Working with special populations

    Learning support
    There will be five two-hour supplementary lectures, eleven three-hour tutorials and three two-hour surgeries.

    Assessment
    There are four assignments and one three-hour examination. Students must use word processing software (such as Microsoft Word) to prepare the assignments, and submit the assignments via the Online Learning Environment (OLE).

    Set book(s)
    Baechle, T R and Earle, R W (eds) (2008) Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning, 3rd edn, Champaign, IL, Human Kinetics.

    Buckley, J P (ed.) (2008) Exercise Physiology in Special Populations, Advances in Sport and Exercise Science Series, Edinburgh and London, Churchill Livingston/Elsevier.

    Remarks
    This is a two-term course starts in Spring with teaching activities in Summer term. The course will end in Summer term.

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