Module Title:Sports Performance Analysis
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:8
Module Delivered In 1 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: The learning outcomes detailed below will be achieved through the following teaching methodologies: Lectures – The lecturer will use a combination of lecture, Questions & Answers, group discussion and presentations Practicals – Students will work initially in pairs and small groups then individually on performance analysis tasks Problem Solving Exercises – Students will work as part of a team and will work together to resolve various tasks associated with interpretation of data in both theory and practical classes. Class Discussion/Debate - Students will be encouraged to actively participate in the class sessions which will develop their analytical and communication skills. Self-Directed Independent Learning – The emphasis on independent learning will develop a strong and autonomous work and learning practices.
Module Aim: The aim of this module is to develop students’ applied knowledge and understanding of sports performance analysis. Students will be expected to engage in the process of sports performance analysis and become competent in using different techniques to analyse sports performance. The students will also develop transferable skills such as presentation skills, team-work, communication, project management and working to deadlines.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate the skills and knowledge to perform within a sports performance analysis setting
LO2 Show proficiency in the use of Sportstec products
LO3 Identify Performance indicators associated in team sport using video analysis
LO4 Demonstrate video capture and presentation skills related to sports performance analysis
LO5 Demonstrate an understanding of notational analysis of sports performance
LO6 Plan and undertake the sports performance analysis of a series of matches
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
The Notational Analysis process
The use of Computerised Performance Analysis (Sportstec) software
Concepts in performance analysis and game theories
Qualitative video analysis of sport techniques
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment50.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Group Assessment to analyse and present findings on a team provided 1,2,3,4 25.00 n/a
Project Project 2: Film two games of the students choice 4 25.00 n/a
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Analyse and present findings on a team of students choice 1,2,3,4,5,6 50.00 n/a
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 30 Weeks per Stage 1.00
Practicals 30 Weeks per Stage 1.00
Estimated Learner Hours 30 Weeks per Stage 2.00
Total Hours 120.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBSMC_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sport Management and Coaching 4 Mandatory