The Dissertation module enables students (1) using a qualitative, quantitative or mixed approach to research a complex issue relating to the sport, health, physical activity or education and (2) to demonstrate understanding and skills to appropriately use analytical and decision-making tools. This module will demonstrate the student’s ability to apply their skills to a major piece of independent academic work.
Teaching Physical Education (HIGH3302)
This module examines the current curriculum provision in Primary and Secondary schools and what effective Physical Education looks like. Students will develop knowledge of the key components of Physical education and have the opportunity to observe and deliver lessons in both Primary and Secondary settings
Applied Sports Coaching (HIGH3303)
This module examines the delivery of effective applied coaching practice, underpinned by coaching and learning theories. Students will develop an understanding of how effective coaching fits into the stages of Long Term Athlete Development. It will include the delivery of coaching sessions, critical evaluation of a coaching programme and include the development of a personal development plan
Global Physical Activity and Health (HIGH3304)
This module analysis and evaluates local physical activity and health in comparison to the UK and global health matrix. Through a critical understanding of what contributes to a good physical activity and health model, students will be able to provide contrasts and comparisons globally which will underpin recommendations for improvement and development of policy and infrastructure.
Advanced Exercise Programming (HIGH3305)
This module examines the concepts, design and delivery of an effective programme with the objective of improving fitness components and indirectly performance of athletes. It will explore the main themes of fitness components, periodization, performance requirements, individual requirements, assessment and reflection.
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