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ESC3007 : Integrated Exercise Biomedicine

Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0


This module is designed to: i) encourage students to consolidate their knowledge of the key aspects taught throughout the Exercise Biomedicine programme; and ii) reinforce the development of important critical skills including interpretation of the scientific literature, data analysis and problem solving.

Outline Of Syllabus

Key areas of Exercise Biomedicine will be reviewed as part of the module, including psychology, physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, and the epidemiology of exercise and its applications.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture72:0014:00Revision Seminars, including one seminar for formative assessment.
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading186:0086:00N/A
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

The revision seminars are used to review the core scientific material and key concepts in a concise manner and to direct students towards important original sources of information, providing a framework for guided independent study and revision. Revision seminars aid the development of an understanding of current research and the experimental basis of key concepts and core knowledge. Several revision seminars provide experience of scientific abstracts and data analysis using practice questions to stimulate informal discussion and aid in the development of critical skills and problem solving. The revision seminars provide opportunities to increase understanding by reflection and discussion.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1802A100Schedule as last exam. Open book exam, 6 questions to be answered, 2 from each section, 3 sections.
Formative Assessments
Description Semester When Set Comment
Written Examination2MIn this session, students will be given the opportunity to practice answering and marking their own example exam questions
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The open-book written examination tests core knowledge and understanding of the subject under time-constraint conditions. The abstract analysis components of the examination test critical thinking, problem solving, data analysis and interpretation. The open-book written examination tests the ability to integrate knowledge from across the programme and to use this knowledge in the interpretation of new information

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