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Sport and Exercise Science

234.111 Training Principles and Practice 15 credits
An introduction to the knowledge and skills necessary for the planning, implementation and evaluation of goal-oriented training.
234.121 Functional Anatomy 15 credits
An introduction to the structure and function of the musculoskeletal, neuromuscular and cardiopulmonary systems and their importance to health, movement and exercise.
234.131 Introduction to Sport Development 15 credits
An introduction to the provision of sport, fitness, and physical activity, including the roles of, and relationships between, key organisations and agencies
234.135 Sociology of Sport and Exercise 15 credits
An introduction to sociological concepts, principles and theories as applied to sport and exercise.

Physical Education and Health

234.140 Introduction to Physical Education 15 credits
An introduction to health and physical education through the exploration of a range of teaching models, management techniques, contemporary issues, and diversity with consideration to the Treaty of Waitangi relevant to undergraduate students.
234.141 Introduction to Human Movement and Hauora 15 credits
An introduction to human movement (Te Ao Kori) and its application to the concept of Hauora (holistic health and well-being).

Health Sciences

234.213 Fitness Assessment 15 credits
A practical application of fitness assessment methods for healthy individuals.

Sport and Exercise Science

234.214 Exercise Prescription 15 credits
A study of prescribing exercise and physical activity for the general population.
234.215 Fitness and Athletic Conditioning 15 credits
This course provides an understanding of various exercise techniques and methods to developing fitness and conditioning programmes for the athletic population.
234.216 Sport and Community Development 15 credits
This course explores the different meanings and objectives of sport development and the variety of contexts and settings in which it takes place. Particular focus is placed on the role of sport in the community, including sport/health initiatives, policy implications, the use of sport for social, economic, and urban development, and the key skills required for grant-writing and funding applications.
234.222 Sport Biomechanics 15 credits
An introduction to the study of the kinematics and dynamics of the human body and the factors that influence skilful and efficient performance of bodily movements in sport and everyday life. Students will be introduced to the techniques and methods required for qualitative analysis of complex skills.
234.223 Exercise Physiology 15 credits
A study of the function of human biological systems as they relate to sport and exercise. Acute responses and the chronic adaptations to sport and exercise, specifically in relation to the core topics of human energetics, muscular, cardiovascular and respiratory systems. A strong laboratory focus will reinforce the theory and develop laboratory skills relevant to exercise physiology.
234.236 Applied Sport Coaching 15 credits
This course examines aspects of contemporary sport coaching through concepts of long-term athletic development and youth sport.
234.242 Motor Learning and Control 15 credits
Students will study the principles and theories of motor control and their practical applications.
234.243 Sport Pedagogy 15 credits
A critical examination that extends students' knowledge of the skills and methodologies relating to the learning and instruction of a range of physical activities and sports within educational contexts.
234.312 Advanced Exercise Prescription and Therapy 15 credits
This course gives an in-depth knowledge of the role of exercise in rehabilitation. Students will be able to develop and implement exercise programmes to assist with recovery from musculo-skeletal injury and various disease states, and to influence indicators of psychological health.
234.322 Sport Biomechanics II 15 credits
An in-depth study of the kinematics and dynamics of the human body and the factors that influence skilful and efficient performance of bodily movements in sport and everyday life. This course will provide students with advanced techniques and methods required to undertake quantitative analysis of complex skills.
234.323 Exercise Physiology II 15 credits
An examination of physiological mechanisms relevant to the limits of human sport and exercise performance, and how these change at different stages of the life-cycle and with impaired health. The adaptation and co-ordination of these mechanisms in acute and chronic exercise, and how these can be modulated by training and with the use of ergogenic aids.
234.324 Applied Sports Science 15 credits
An integration of sports biomechanics, physiology and psychology designed to provide a broader understanding of elements that contribute to human sporting performance.
234.327 Investigating Sports Performance 15 credits
An investigation into the techniques used in training, testing and research in exercise and sport. Students progress by gaining instruction in selected techniques under supervision. Major components of the course will be group projects of the student's own selection and making written and oral presentations. Project supervision will be available.

Management

234.331 Sport and Physical Activity in the Social Context 15 credits
An examination of the social, cultural, political, economic and educational contexts of sport and physical activity.

Sport and Exercise Science

234.338 Sport and Exercise Practicum 30 credits
The practicum is designed to provide practical experience in sport and exercise areas according to individual interests and experience. Students may choose to undertake a practicum in areas including, but not limited to, sport event management, sport coaching, sport coordination, sport performance, exercise prescription and athlete conditioning.
234.343 Sport Pedagogy II 15 credits
This course examines the principles and practices associated with effective sport pedagogy especially as it is applied to the delivery of game instruction in school and sport contexts.

Physical Education and Health

234.346 Te Ao Kori and Health Promotion 15 credits
Explores the development of physical activity and health promotion initiatives in school, workplace and community settings, and the practices of Te Ao Kori (The World of Movement).

Management

234.360 Sport Psychology 15 credits
This course examines theory, research and practice in aspects of sport psychology.

Sport and Exercise Science

234.361 Exercise Psychology 15 credits
An examination of the association between psychological factors and participation in exercise and physical activity, and, in turn, how such participation affects personal functioning, health and well-being.
234.724 Research Seminar in Sport and Exercise 15 credits
Through student and staff presentation and discussion, this course will acquaint students with selected research topics, conducting and disseminating research in this field, and preparation for research endeavours at the postgraduate level.
234.725 Athletic Conditioning 30 credits
An advanced focus on physical conditioning as it pertains to athlete performance, with an emphasis on research-led and evidence-based practice.
234.726 Exercise and Sport Science 30 credits
An advanced, research-led focus on human physiology, motor control, and biomechanics as it relates to the integrative science underpinning sport and exercise.
234.727 Physical Activity for Compromised Health 30 credits
An advanced, integrative focus on physical activity and its impact on compromised health, with particular reference to examining disease aetiology, and the assessment, monitoring and prescription of exercise for a range of non-communicable diseases (e.g. cardiorespiratory, metabolic, musculoskeletal, cancer).
234.731 Advanced Sport in the Social Context 30 credits
An advanced examination of the meaning and role(s) of sport and leisure in contemporary society with particular reference to selected topical issues and the implications that these have on the organisation and management of sport.

Management

234.732 Advanced Sport Management 30 credits
An examination of contemporary sport and recreation management practice in New Zealand and overseas.

Sport and Exercise Science

234.736 Advanced Sport Coaching 30 credits
This course offers an advanced examination of contemporary issues and topics related to sport coaching.
234.799 Research Report 30 credits
234.832 Professional Practice in Sport Management 60 credits
A comprehensive examination of the professional issues that impact on the practice of sport management. Professional leadership and interrelationships may be analysed using a case-study based approach. The focus is on the development of the knowledge and skills required by the sport management professional in practice.
234.860 Professional Project 60 credits
Professional practice within the subject area that may be conducted individually or in groups and assessment of the outcome of the investigation may be in a variety of ways including written and oral presentations and case studies.
234.870 Research Report 60 credits
234.871 Thesis 90 Credit Part 1 45 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work
234.872 Thesis 90 Credit Part 2 45 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
234.891 Thesis 90 Credit Part 1 45 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
234.892 Thesis 90 Credit Part 2 45 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
234.897 Thesis 120 Credit Part 1 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
234.898 Thesis 120 Credit Part 2 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
234.900 PhD Sport & Exercise Science 120 credits