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Measurement methods 2 - Movement, strength, body composition and physical capacity

Course
IKA302
Master’s level
7.5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-19155
Tuition
Full education cost: 15 500 SEK
First payment: 15 500 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

More information about tuition fees

Application closed, late application opens 15 July 2022.

About

Overall goal

Gain deeper understanding and practical skills in performing and evaluating measurement of movement, strength, body composition and physical capacity.

Contents

  • Theoretical lectures for understanding and training in critical thinking concerning technical, physiological and mathematical background of different devices and approaches.

  • Practical experiments to design and perform measurements and to evaluate reliability, validity and usability of different methods.
  • Presentation seminars to debate and evaluate outcomes of the practical experiments, as well as to train in scientific argumentation and critical thinking.

  • Skill training in using measurement devices, methods, softwares, creating datasets, searching databases and reading scientific papers.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

Bachelor degree in sport science, food and nutrition, nutrition, medicine, physiotherapy or equivalent.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.