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Sports Biomechanics (CHI674)

Organisational Unit Psychology, Counselling, Exercise Science and Chiropractic
Credit Points 4
Description This unit will allow the student to gain knowledge in biomechanics within the field of sports science. It will encompass discussion in the areas of sports biomechanics specifically addressing physics and human kinetics in areas such as, but not limited to, ball games, gymnastics, athletics, swimming, etc. The focus will be on movement analyses, injury prevention, and performance enhancement from a biomechanical point of view.
Timetabled Learning Activities External.
Prerequisites Completion of Chiropractic Degree or equivalent. Enrolment in the Master of Sports Science.
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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