Sports Sciences II
level of course unit
first cycle, Bachelor
Learning outcomes of course unit
Students develop a basic understanding of the science of movement, training and sports medicine.
They recognize the anatomical and physiological structures and processes that form the basis of our understanding of movement and training in sports.
They can understand fundamental concepts and theories of the science of movement, training and sports medicine, as well as the corresponding empirical findings, and can reflect on these in relation possible future occupations in the area of sports.
They have the ability to understand subject-specific texts and interpret the knowledge they gain from reading such texts. They can apply this knowledge to aid them in working in a target-group-specific and socially legitimate manner in their future occupations.
They develop an understanding of the connections between the disciplines and to other sports, cultural and economic disciplines. They are competent in dealing with interdisciplinary tasks and issues and presenting solutions.
prerequisites and co-requisites
The concepts, theories and findings of kinesiology, the science of training and sports medicine are dealt with in relation to sports, and reflected on in relation to possible future occupations. Students experience the complex interplay between anatomical and physiological structures and processes, and their importance for movement in sports and training.
recommended or required reading
Graf, C. (Hrsg.). (2011). Lehrbuch Sportmedizin: Basiswissen, präventive, therapeutische und besondere Aspekte. 2. Auflage. Köln: Deutscher Ärzte-Verlag.
Gollhofer, A. & Müller, E. (Hrsg.) (2009). Handbuch Sportbiomechanik. Schorndorf: Hofmann.
Hohmann, A., Lames, M. & Letzelter, M. (2014). Einführung in die Trainingswissenschaft. 6. Auflage. Wiebelsheim: Limpert.
Plesch, C., Sieven, R. & Trzolek, D. (2011). Handbuch Sportverletzungen. 2. Auflage. Aachen: Meyer & Meyer.
assessment methods and criteria
language of instruction
number of ECTS credits allocated
planned learning activities and teaching methods
integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work
semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered
name of lecturer(s)
Dr. MMag. Nikolaus Greier
year of study
first year of studies
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