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SES3205 Independent Study in Sport and Exercise

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Medical Sciences
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 1
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 17 May 2022


Pre-requisite: SES2102 and SES2103 and SES2104 and SES2105 and SES2201 and SES2205


This aim of this course is to develop a range of research skills required to develop an independent study in sport and exercise or clinical exercise physiology. The course draws together information and insights provided throughout the program. Students will be provided the opportunity to revise and refine research skills and to critically review information required to develop an independent study proposal. The skill to evaluate research reports and use the implications of the reports to guide evidence-based research as part of professional practice is highlighted.

This course will provide students with the skills and knowledge required to formulate, after critical review of relevant literature, technology and resources, a relevant research proposal in an area of sport and exercise science or clinical exercise physiology. Students will have pre-requisite knowledge in the key disciplines of sport and exercise science and research methods. Skills will be developed to allow for the evaluation of research studies, and highlight the importance of applying latest research from relevant disciplines to ensure best professional practice. Students will be required to undertake a critical review of the literature. The development of a research project will provide the practical skills to undertake evidence-based research as a normal part of professional practice and as a contribution to knowledge and practice in the area of sport and exercise or clinical exercise physiology.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2022 Online
Date printed 17 May 2022