Module Title:Sports Performance Analysis
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 6 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. Problem Solving Exercises – Students will work as part of a team and will work together to resolve various tasks associated with the 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 strong and autonomous work and learning practices.
Module Aim: This module aims to engage students in sports performance analysis and understand the importance of analysing performance within a sports coaching setting. Learners will be introduced to theoretical and technical aspects underpinning the basic methods in analysing sporting performance.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Evaluate the benefits of using performance analysis techniques within sport
LO2 Explain how theories and concepts in Performance Analysis are applied to enhance sporting performance
LO3 Identify performance indicators that can be used in an applied Performance Analysis setting.
LO4 Devise and implement an appropriate methodology to analyse and series of matches/performances
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Developing an Applied Performance Analysis Provision
Needs analysis and Service Planning - To introduce the importance of understanding coaching philosophy. System Design - Identifying suitable key performance indicators based on 1) coaching knowledge 2) scientific literature. Data Collection - Theoretical development of an analysis system. Reporting to the coaching team: Presenting Insights.
Technical Skills in Performance Analysis
Understand how Sports Performance Analysis can help analyse sporting performance. Explore a range of current and novel performance analysis techniques used within individual and team sports.
Exploring Integration
Describe the integration of PA systems into the sporting arena and their impact on coaching to enhance sporting performance
Assessment Breakdown%
No Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project For an identified coach and team, students must design a Performance Analysis system to analyse a number of performances. Students must present their insights and findings to a targetted audience. 1,2,3,4 100.00 n/a
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

SETU Carlow Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 3.00
Estimated Learner Hours 15 Weeks per Stage 5.93
Total Hours 125.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBSMC_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sport Management and Coaching 5 Elective
CW_BBSOC_D Bachelor of Arts in Sport Coaching and Business Management (Football) 5 Elective
CW_BBGAA_D Bachelor of Arts in Sport Coaching and Business Management (GAA) 5 Elective
CW_BBRUG_D Bachelor of Arts in Sport Coaching and Business Management (Rugby) 5 Elective
CW_BBSBC_D Bachelor of Arts in Sport, Business and Coaching 5 Elective
CW_BBSBC_B Bachelor or Arts (Honours) in Sport, Business and Coaching 5 Elective