1 Department of Sport, Coaching and Exercise Science
2 Faculty of Health, Life and Social Sciences
|Module Title | | | |Foundations of Sport and Exercise Science – Motor Learning Strand | |Course(s) |BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science | |Year |1 |30 credit points | |Module Title & Code |SES1012M – Introduction to Psychomotor Behaviour in Sport and Exercise | |Module Team & Contact Details |Richard Keegan – firstname.lastname@example.org | | |Dr Caroline Wright – email@example.com | | |Stephen Lynch – firstname.lastname@example.org | |Module Synopsis |The module aims to examine, through an information processing approach to sports | | |performance, the principles of learning and performing a range of motor skills. In | | |addition, social psychological variables will be studied relating to the facilitation | | |and decrement in learning and performance. | | | | | |The specific objectives are to: | | |Examine the basic principles governing acquisition and performance of human movement | | |skills. | | |Discuss the application of these principles in the context of coaching, teaching and | | |learning environments. | | |Understand the processes and methods by which skills can be learned in sport. | | |Examine methods of gathering data in the motor learning and performance domain. | | | | | |The module will cover: | | | | | |Individual differences: Individual differences and motor abilities, processing | | |information and making; | | | | | |Skill acquisition: definitions, measurement; retention and transfer, stages of skill | | |acquisition, cognitive and motor development. | | | | | |Coaching considerations: Conditions of practice, structuring the learning experience | |...