Module Title:Sports Performance Analysis 1
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:8
Module Delivered In 2 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: The aim of this module is to develop students’ applied knowledge and understanding of sports performance analysis. Students will be introduced to the concept of needs analysis and the role that understanding coaching philosophy has in deciding Performance Analysis provision. 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 technical skills and knowledge to perform within a sports performance analysis setting
LO2 Identify Performance indicators based on 1) understand coaches philosophy 2) scientific literature 3) needs analysis
LO3 Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary issues that are present in the analysis of sports performance
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
The Performance Analysis Process
Performance analysis - history, principles and theory. How performance analysis can positively impact sport and coaching practice.Tactical performance analysis in team sports
Contemporary Issues in Performance Analysis
Tactical Performance Analysis. Technical Performance Analysis. Needs analysis and system design. Creating operational definitions within a sporting setting. Understanding analysis and reporting. Development of service level agreements. Reflection and evaluation
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Essay For an identified coach and team, students must devise a Performance Analysis intervention strategy, which is supported by relevant literature. 1,2,3 100.00 Sem 1 End
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
Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 4.00
Estimated Learner Hours 15 Weeks per Stage 5.13
Total Hours 125.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBSMC_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Sport Management and Coaching 7 Elective
CW_BBSBC_B Bachelor or Arts (Honours) in Sport, Business and Coaching 7 Elective