Module Title:Performance Analysis
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 1 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: This module will be delivered in one two hour practical per week for 15 weeks. Any course-related issue or questions that may arise will be discussed at lectures. Course lecture summaries, course calendar, announcements and other course-related material will be available on Blackboard, a virtual learning environment. Students can contact lecturer outside of class hours to discuss formative feedback given on written reports and group project work. The practical component will allow students to develop problem solving abilities and group skills and promote deep learning via investigation of a problem, application of prior knowledge and analysis of results thus generating new knowledge.
Module Aim: This module aims to develop the student’s ability to critically engage in the process of analysis of sports performance and use strategies for the analysis of sports performance.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Develop the ability to appraise research papers and disseminate the findings in relation to sporting performance.
LO2 Deliver presentations using sports performance analysis to provide feedback.
LO3 Develop strategies for the analysis of sports performance in a competition setting.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Co-requisite Modules
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This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
Successful completion of year 2 or equivalent

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
This module will examine game theories and the development of analysis systems to conduct performance analysis of sport in a competition setting.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Presentation PowerPoint presentations to lecturer and peers 2,3 60.00 n/a
Essay A essay (3000 word) on the performance analysis of a sport of the student’s choice which will be agreed on in advance with the lecturer. To include a critique of a research paper and to apply the findings to the relevant sport. 1 40.00 n/a
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Laboratory 30 Weeks per Stage 1.00
Estimated Learner Hours 30 Weeks per Stage 2.33
Total Hours 100.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_SASPS_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sport and Exercise Science 3 Mandatory