Module title: Current Issues in Sporting Performance

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: SES08112
Module leader: Mark Ross
School School of Applied Sciences
Subject area group: Sport Exercise and Health Science

Some experience with active verbal/written debate and essay writing abilities.

Description of module content:

This module aims to:

-Introduce current topical/controversial issues in sporting performance, such as athlete-coach relationships, gender issues in sport, drugs, doping and supplement intake.

- Enable you to undertake active debate about current issues and appreciate variety of arguments

- Teaching you to develop critique abilities, such as active debate.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Demonstrate an understanding of the range of topical issues in sport and exercise performance
LO2: Develop skills to analyse and interpret current research with regards to doping in sport, gender issues, and athlete-coach relationship
LO3: Formulate ideas, concepts and arguments based on wide range of academic and media literature

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